Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web.
Latest SPAC News: Intuitive Machine soars 330%, FaZe Clan drops 20% of its workforce
Space-Exploration Co.’s 330% Jump Shines in Sea of De-SPAC Pain
It’s been a brutal start to the year for companies bold enough to go public through SPAC mergers, but in that sea of red, a space-exploration company stands out as a raging success.
Intuitive Machines Inc. (NASDAQ:LUNR), which debuted earlier this week, has soared 330% to $44.77 after more than tripling on Thursday, triggering at least seven halts. The Houston-based company, with the ticker LUNR, is the top performing de-SPAC to start trading this year.READ
FaZe Clan reportedly drops 20% of its workforce as stock price plummets
FaZe Clan (NASDAQ: FAZE) has reportedly laid off 20% of its overall workforce as the gaming and online entertainment brand continues to see its stock price plummet in 2023.
Staff members have allegedly been let go at a gradual pace since December, 2022, with the full round of layoffs only just concluded in February, 2023. Workers were seemingly notified at an all-hands meeting earlier this week.
Electric Vehicle Makers Eye SPAC Stock Fixes in Delaware Hearing
Marathon hearings begin Monday in a Delaware court where more than 20 businesses seek retroactive validation for common stock issued as part of a blank-check merger with a shell entity.
Most of the companies say they may have issued millions of shares without stockholder authorization—in some cases hundreds of millions—after misreading, or getting bad legal advice about, an obscure statutory provision. Now they face uncertainty about their capital structure, with potentially chaotic consequences for the status of their stock and shareholders.
Billionaire Bill Foley Accused of Pushing ‘Horrific’ SPAC Deal
Billionaire businessman Bill Foley—a prolific dealmaker who owns two professional sports teams—is facing investor litigation over claims he made a killing steering a shell company into a “horrific” blank-check merger with Paysafe Ltd.
An investor sued Foley and other architects of the transaction Thursday, claiming they were motivated to engineer the catastrophic deal by the capital structure of Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp. II, which stood to give them a huge windfall from any merger, even a bad one.
Trailblazer Merger Corporation I priced its $60 million IPO and its units are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol “TBMCU” Wednesday, March 29, 2023. The SPAC intends to focus its search on companies operating in the technology industry in the following segments: cloud as a service, supply chain technologies, servicing the hybrid workforce...
Alpine (NYSE:REVE) announced this afternoon that it has again adjourned its special meeting to complete its transaction with experiential entertainment company Two Bit Circus. The SPAC originally intended to hold its special meeting on February 24, but has adjourned it four times since then. Alpine now expects to reconvene the meeting on March 30 at 12:00 p.m....
Home Plate Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:HPLT) announced that it adjourned its extension vote today and will reconvene the special meeting at 10:30 am ET on March 30. At the upcoming meeting, the SPAC hopes to gain shareholder approval to extend its completion deadline from April 4, 2023, to October 4, 2023. Home Plate announced a $214 million business combination with...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC News: Ares considers raising $400M for new SPAC and electric air mobility division of AIRO and Kernel Group sign MOU with Blade India Ares Considers New $400 Million SPAC Despite Market Lull Ares Management Corp....
DiamondHead Holding Corps. (NASDAQ:DHHC) announced in an 8-K this morning that it has entered into subscription agreements with lock-up investors and PIPE investors in connection to its business combination with Great Southern Homes. Although the deal was approved by shareholders during a meeting last Thursday, the parties are still working to raise funds to meet...