Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web.
Latest SPAC News: EO Charging raises new funds after SPAC deal collapses, Bridgetown Holdings weighs merger with Hyphen Group, and Graphjet receives awards from Frost & Sullivan
UK EV charging start-up raises new funds after SPAC collapse
EO Charging, a British electric vehicle charging company that works with companies such as Amazon, has agreed funding from investors including from the Middle East at a lower valuation than targeted under a failed Spac listing in New York.
EO was last year forced to walk away from a proposed $675mn deal to combine with First Reserve Sustainable Growth, a New York-listed special purpose acquisition company, after the market for Spac-backed flotations collapsed.READ
Thiel-Backed SPAC Weighs Merger With HK Fintech Hyphen, Sources Say
Bridgetown Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:BTWN), the US-listed blank-check company backed by billionaires Peter Thiel and Richard Li, is considering a merger with financial technology firm Hyphen Group.
A transaction could value the combined company at several hundred million dollars, the people said, asking not to be identified because the matter is private. Li is already among the Hong Kong-based Hyphen’s investors.READ
NASDAQ-bound Graphjet Technology bags two awards from Frost & Sullivan
NASDAQ-bound Graphjet Technology Sdn Bhd (GTI), the world’s leading graphite and single-layer graphene producer, has recently been awarded the Prestigious 2023 Best Practices Awards by Frost & Sullivan.
GTI received the Frost & Sullivan 2023 Global Leadership Award and the 2023 Global Technology Innovation Leadership Award.
Currently, GTI is completing a business combination with Energem Corp. (NASDAQ:ENCPW), a SPAC.READ
Mirion Technologies Announces $150 Million Investment from T. Rowe Price, Priced At-the-Market
Mirion Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: MIR), a global provider of radiation detection, measurement, analysis and monitoring solutions to the medical, nuclear, defense, and research end markets, today announced that it has agreed to sell $150 million of shares of Class A common stock to certain funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Investment Management, Inc., a global investment management organization.
Marion completed its business combination with GS Acquisition II in October 2021.READ
AI Transportation Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:AITR) filed its S-1 last Wednesday afternoon for a $50 million IPO, marking the first SPAC to file for an IPO in March. While the new company may pursue a target in any industry, it intends to focus its search in the transportation field, including but not limited to logistics, new energy...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC News: Virgin Orbit plans for insolvency amid rescue talks with investors, WeWork reaches deal to cut debt, and Pear Therapeutics explores “strategic alternatives” Virgin Orbit plans for insolvency amid rescue talks with investors Sky News...
Home Plate (NASDAQ:HPLT) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with shipping company Heidmar at an anticipated enterprise value of $214.4 million, or 7.2x its 2023E EBITDA. Athens-based Heidmar operates an asset-light shipbroking network providing access to a pool of 60 fuel tanker and dry bulk ships. The combined company is expected to trade...
two (NYSE:PIAI) announced in an 8-K this morning that it has pushed back its special meeting one week from March 24 to 10 am ET, March 31. Shareholders at the meeting will consider a proposal to extend its transaction deadline from April 1 to January 1, 2024. The SPAC’s sponsor has not yet offered to...
Terms Tracker for the Week Ending March 17, 2023 Welcome to our weekly column where we discuss the findings from our IPO terms tracker based on the previous week’s pricings. Despite this week’s headlines about bank failures, EF Hutton managed to file both a new S-1 registration statement and price an IPO. They should have...