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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
Welsbach Technology Metals Acquisition Corp. (WTMA) to Discuss Non-Redemption Agreements Welsbach Technology Metals Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:WTMA) announced in an 8-K today that it intends to discuss signing non-redemption agreements of unspecified size with investors ahead of its September 28 extension vote. Any takers on the offer would receive additional shares in the company’s combination target...
Latest SPAC Liquidations: Iconic Sports Acquisition Corp. Iconic Sports Acquisition Corp. (ICNC) to Liquidate on October 11, 2023 Iconic Sports Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: ICNC), today announced that its board of directors has determined to redeem all of its issued and outstanding Class A ordinary shares, effective as of October 11, 2023. The Company anticipates that...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Conduit’s $1.2bn Nasdaq listing deals another blow to London A British biopharmaceuticals business has completed a deal to list on Nasdaq, delivering a further blow to the London Stock Exchange which has struggled to persuade fast-growing companies...
Mercato Partners (NASDAQ:MPRA) announced in an 8-K this morning that it has added an $11.1 million PIPE at $10 per share to its combination with Brazilian software firm Nuvini. The PIPE investors remain unnamed for now, but this move would cover the combination’s $10 million minimum cash condition. That eliminates some uncertainty as Mercato approaches...
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...