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Latest SPAC News: VW, Glencore back $1B SPAC mine deal, Lordstown Motors to sue Foxconn, and Circle to move forward with IPO
VW, Glencore Back $1 Billion SPAC Mine Deal to Secure EV Metals
Russian metal industry veteran Artem Volynets’ blank check firm agreed to acquire two Brazilian mines for $1 billion including debt in a bid to tap demand from electric-vehicle makers.
London-listed ACG Acquisition Co. (LON:ACG) is buying the assets from private equity firm Appian Capital Advisory, according to a statement Monday confirming an earlier Bloomberg News report. Volkswagen AG’s (OTCMKTS: VWAPY) battery arm will support the deal with a $100 million prepayment for future nickel deliveries, while commodities trader Glencore Plc (OTCMKTS: GLNCY) will buy $100 million of ACG stock.READ
Lordstown Motors to sue former savior Foxconn
Lordstown Motors (NASDAQ:RIDE), the Ohio-based electric vehicle (EV) maker, is preparing to sue Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer, if it fails to buy nearly 10% of Lordstown’s shares and pulls out of an investment agreement.
The threat of litigation comes as Lordstown struggles to raise capital and stay in business. Lordstown has faced a long string of capital challenges and internal scandals since becoming publicly traded following a merger with a special purpose acquisition company.
Circle Moves Forward With IPO Plans Despite The SEC’s Moves
The SEC has been closely monitoring the crypto industry after the events from last year. Top players like Binance and Coinbase have recently faced lawsuits from the top regulator.
However, Circle, the USDC stablecoin issuer, recently announced that it would proceed with its public listing plans despite the decisive action taken by the SEC.
Circle’s move towards being a publicly listed company began during the 2021 cryptocurrency’s bullish season. At that time, the company stated that it was ready to enter a merger with a SPAC to become a public company.READ
Terms Tracker for the Week Ending September 22, 2023 Welcome to our weekly column where we discuss the findings from our IPO terms tracker based on the previous week’s pricings. SPACs finally saw two new S-1 filings this week, the first to file since August 24th. Hainan Sirius Acquisition Corp. filed first on Thursday and...
Latest SPAC Liquidations: LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II (LFAC) to Liquidate on October 3, 2023 LF Capital Acquisition Corp. II (Nasdaq: LFAC), today announced that the directors of the Company have determined to dissolve and liquidate the Company. The redemption of the Public Shares is expected to be completed on...
Latest Non-Redemption Agreements: Yotta Acquisition Corp.,Live Oak Crestview Climate Acquisition Corp. Yotta Acquisition Corp. (YOTA) Adds Non-Redemption Agreements Yotta Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:YOTA) entered into non-redemption agreements with certain unaffiliated third parties in exchange for such third parties agreeing not to redeem an aggregate of 598,680 shares of the Company’s common stock. In exchange for the foregoing...
Twin Ridge (NYSE:TRCA) announced this afternoon that it plans to convene and then adjourn its extraordinary general meeting of its shareholders originally to be held on September 26 at 11:30 a.m., Eastern Time. Twin Ridge intends to hold the new meeting at 11:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on October 3, 2023. Additional details were not given as to...
Social Leverage Acquisition Corp I (Nasdaq: SLAC) and W3BCLOUD Holdings Inc. announced this afternoon that they have mutually agreed to terminate their business combination agreement. The reasons cited were once again “due to existing market conditions”, which most likely implies the current capital market conditions as well as the fact that W3BCLOUD works within the...