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Latest SPAC News: Wilbur Ross SPAC in talks to merge with UK’s Atom Bank, eToro targets $1B funding round, and Symbotic expands Walmart partnership to implement automation system
Trump’s Commerce Secretary Ross Plots £700M Merger With UK’s Atom Bank
The SPAC set up by Wilbur Ross, who was President Trump’s commerce secretary between 2017 and 2021, is in detailed talks about a merger with Durham-based Atom Bank.
Under the terms of the prospective merger, Atom Bank would agree to merge with Ross Acquisition Corp II (NYSE:ROSS), a SPAC which listed on the New York Stock Exchange in the spring of last year.
The SPAC would also raise about £150m through a PIPE.READ
eToro Targeting $1B Funding Round After SPAC Stalls
The trading company that was bogged down by a protracted prospectus and regulatory process did not manage to complete its SPAC merger at a valuation of $10.3 billion in time and now seems to understand that it will not be able to go public as it has planned. While eToro continues to work to complete the SPAC merger, it is also in advanced stages of completing a massive private funding round of between $800 million and $1 billion. However, the valuation of the company in the round is set to only be around $5-6 billion.
Walmart and Symbotic Expand Partnership to Implement Industry-Leading Automation System
Symbotic LLC, a revolutionary A.I.-powered supply chain technology company, and Walmart Inc. announced an expanded commercial agreement to implement Symbotic’s robotics and software automation platform in all 42 of Walmart’s regional distribution centers over the coming years. This is an expansion of Walmart’s prior commitment to deploy Symbotic Systems in 25 regional distribution centers.
Symbotic has previously announced its entry into a business combination agreement with SVF Investment Corp. 3 (NASDAQ: SVFC) which is expected to make Symbotic a public company listed on Nasdaq.READ
MSP Recovery Enters Into Agreement With Mexico’s SeguriTech to Enhance MSPR’s Data Capabilities, Position MSPR for International Growth, and Expand the LifeWallet Platform Across Mexico
MSP Recovery, LLC, a Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and secondary payer reimbursement recovery leader today announced it has entered into a Data Transfer Agreement with one of the leaders in Mexican data and cybersecurity, SeguriTech, S.A. de C.V., positioning MSPR to expand its services internationally.
On May 18, 2022, Lionheart Acquisition Corporation II (Nasdaq: LCAP), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced that shareholders of record as of April 18, 2022 approved the previously announced business combination with MSP Recovery, LLC, a Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and secondary payer reimbursement recovery leader.READ
Terms Tracker for the Week Ending December 2nd, 2022 Welcome to our weekly column where we discuss the findings from our IPO terms tracker based on the previous week’s pricings. As we slide into December, and the holiday season, we recognized two new S-1 registration statements and zero IPOs. The two new S-1s consisted of...
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Lakeshore Acquisition I Corp. (NASDAQ:LAAA) disclosed this afternoon that its shareholders have approved its business combination with medical device company ProSomnus during a special meeting held earlier today. Approximately 92.4% of the votes cast at the meeting on the business combination proposal, representing approximately 80.5% of Lakeshore’s outstanding shares, voted to approve the deal. The SPAC disclosed...
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