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Latest SPAC News: BurTech eyes deal with CleanBay Renewables, Lordstown halts production, and MercadoLibre Tops Estimates
CleanBay Renewables In Talks Over BurTech SPAC Deal
CleanBay Renewables Inc., an environmental technology company, is in talks to go public through a merger with blank check firm BurTech Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:BRKH), people with knowledge of the matter said.
The combination could value CleanBay at as much as $660 million including debt and earn-out provisions, according to the people, who asked not to be identified discussing confidential information. A letter of intent could be signed as soon as Friday, they said.
Lordstown halts production, shipments of Endurance electric trucks to address quality issues
Lordstown Motors (NASDAQ: RIDE) said Thursday it will suspend production and deliveries of its all-electric Endurance pickup to address performance and quality issues with certain components.
The electric vehicle startup, which partnered with Foxconn for vehicle production at an Ohio plant, said the team is working with suppliers on the root cause analysis of each issue and potential solutions, which “in some cases may include part design modifications, retrofits, and software updates.”READ
MercadoLibre Tops Estimates, Will Be ‘Tactical’ in Brazil
Latin America e-commerce giant MercadoLibre Inc. (Nasdaq:MELI) reported a surge in profits in the fourth quarter, even before the meltdown of Brazil’s Americanas SA brought “tactical” opportunities in its largest market.
Operating margins jumped to 11.6% from 1.1% a year earlier, above the 6.8% forecast by Wall Street, fueled by growth from its highly-profitable digital advertising business. Net income totaled $164.7 million, topping all estimates, while net sales for the three months through Dec. 31 rose to record $3 billion, in line with forecasts.
MELI Kaszek Pioneer Corp (MEKA), a SPAC created by Mercado Libre (Nasdaq:MELI) and Kaszek, completed its IPO, raising $287M, in October 2021.READ
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...