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Latest SPAC News: Maritime Launch Services in merger talks with Ceres SPAC, Getty Images renews multi-year video partnership with AFP, and Bowlero sees surge in revenue
Rocket Launch Firm Maritime Said in Merger Talks With Ceres SPAC
Maritime Launch Services Ltd., a Canadian startup that owns a spaceport for commercial rocket launches, is in talks to go public through a merger with blank-check firm Ceres Acquisition Corp.
Ceres is in discussions to raise a PIPE to support a transaction that would give the combined company a valuation of about $530 million.READ
Getty Images and AFP Sign Multi-Year Renewal of Video Partnership
Global visual content creator and marketplace Getty Images and Agence France-Presse (AFP), a leading global news agency, today announced the renewal of their multi-year video partnership. Since 2009, the global visual content companies have worked in partnership, leveraging their complementary strengths to ensure premium and comprehensive video coverage of global events reaches video creators around the world.
CC Neuberger II (NYSE:PRPB) entered into a definitive agreement to combine with visual content marketplace Getty on December 10.READ
Bowlero Sees Revenue Surge on Return of In-Person Bowling
Bowlero Corp. (NYSE: BOWL) showed strong results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2022 driven by recovery in walk-in retail revenue from the pandemic.
Bowlero saw revenue grow to over $200 million, increasing 177% year-on-year and 11% relative to pre-pandemic levels, beating analyst estimates. The return of in-person bowling also saw adjusted EBITDA grow to $66.8 million, up 26% relative to pre-pandemic levels, and also beating estimates.
Isos Acquisition Corp. announced in mid-December that its shareholders approved its combination with Bowlero.READ
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC Liquidations: Sierra Lake, Z-Work, Lerer Hippeau, and Climate Real Impact Solutions II Sierra Lake Acquisition Corp. Shareholders Approve Liquidation Sierra Lake Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: SIER) announced today that due to its inability to...
Parsec Capital (NASDAQ:PCX) announced in an 8-K this morning that it has begun the process of liquidating its trust account, but the filing also curiously notes that the team is trying to carry on with its announced combination with Enteractive Media. The announcement matches what the SPAC said in its 10-Q filed November 18, that...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC News: Palihapitiya blames Fed for crushing the blank-check bubble, and Hong Kong is set to regain top-three IPO ranking in 2022 SPAC king Chamath Palihapitiya says the Fed crushed the bubble in blank-check firms...
PHP Ventures Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: PPHP) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with ConstrucTech company Modulex Modular Buildings Plc (“Modulex”) at a valuation of $600 million. UK-based Modulex manufactures 3D volumetric steel modular buildings and harnesses emerging technologies to meet housing and infrastructure needs. The combined company is expected to trade on the...
7GC & Co. (NASDAQ:VII) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with video engagement platform Banzai at an enterprise value of $380 million, or 17.3x its revenue in the 12 months ending in September 2022. Bainbridge Island, Washington-based Banzai provides a suite of virtual event management and analytical tools through a software-as-a-surface (SaaS) model....