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Latest SPAC News: Next.e.GO Mobile SE secures $75M financing, FC Barcelona plans to list its digital unit on Nasdaq via SPAC, and VinFast said to plan 3Q Nasdaq listing
Next.e.GO Mobile SE Secures $75 Million Financing
As previously announced, e.GO has entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination with Athena Consumer Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: ACAQ), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company that would result in e.GO and Athena becoming a subsidiary of Next.e.GO B.V. to be publicly listed on the NYSE under the new ticker symbol “EGOX”.READ
FC Barcelona plans to list digital unit on Nasdaq via SPAC
Spanish soccer club FC Barcelona plans to list its digital unit Barca Media on the Nasdaq Stock Market through the creation of a SPAC, newspaper Expansion reported on Friday citing unidentified market sources.
The plan, which involves Swiss private equity fund Mountain Partners, is still in an ‘initial phase’ and the IPO would happen at the end of this year if it ever proceeds, Expansion reported.
FC Barcelona would keep an 80% stake in Barca Media, while the SPAC would own the remaining 20%. The transaction would value the unit at around 1 billion euros ($1.09 billion), Expansion said.READ
Vietnam’s VinFast Said To Plan Third Quarter Nasdaq Listing
Vietnamese electric-vehicle maker VinFast plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market during the third quarter after merging with a SPAC.
A company representative said that VinFast and Black Spade Acquisition Co. will discuss and decide whether to list VinFast on the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq and will announce more information about the listing at the appropriate time.
VinFast had said in May that it will list in the US by merging with SPAC company Black Spade in the second half of this year.
Plum Acquisition Corp. I (NASDAQ:PLMI) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with digital transformation company Veea for a total enterprise value of approximately $281 million. New York City-based Veea aims to simplify secure edge computing by improving application responsiveness, reducing bandwidth and data transport costs, and eliminating central cloud dependency. The parties expect the transaction to be...
L Catterton Asia (NASDAQ:LCAA) announced this morning that it has upsized the committed financing in its combination with EV sports car maker Lotus to $870 million in total. The latest fuel injection comes in the form of $750 million in convertible notes and PIPE commitments under so far undisclosed terms. Counted purely as a PIPE,...
At the SPAC of Dawn SPAC closing timelines can always be somewhat unpredictable, but PROOF I (NYSE:PACI) has the opportunity today to vie for a recent speed record today. It announced a combination with private aviation firm Volato 118 days ago on August 2 and its shareholders are set to vote to approve the combination...
Dune Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:DUNE) announced in an 8-K today that it has once again modified its agreement with sustainable energy firm Global Hydrogen. This amendment marks a reduction in Global Hydrogen’s equity value from $48 million to $43 million, alongside an increase in the available shares of common stock that is for the Global Gas Corporation...
At the SPAC of Dawn After mixed signals for the consumer sector earlier this month, initial Black Friday sales numbers have shown that Americans were not too stuffed for a shopping spree this year. Shoppers bagged between $9.8 billion and $10 billion in goods online, depending on one’s preferred source, either of which would be...