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Latest SPAC News: Delaware court finds broad D&O coverage for directors and officers in SPAC claim, UpHealth SPAC lawsuit advances against GigCapital’s Avi Katz, and SoFi named World’s Most Innovative Company
Delaware Court Finds Broad D&O Coverage for Directors and Officers in SPAC Claim
A Delaware court recently issued a significant opinion in a directors and officers liability claim involving a special purpose acquisition company.
In an issue of first impression in Delaware, the Superior Court in Clover Health Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:CLOV) v. Berkley Insurance Co. held that directors and officers of the post-merger entity were “Insured Persons” under the SPAC’s D&O policy because they were acting in “functionally equivalent” roles to directors and officers of the SPAC when the alleged pre-merger wrongful conduct took place.READ
UpHealth SPAC Lawsuit Advances Against GigCapital’s Avi Katz
Backers of the blank-check merger that took UpHealth Inc. public lost their bid Wednesday to end litigation in Delaware over claims they duped investors into approving the transaction.
Vice Chancellor Lori W. Will let the proposed class action move forward, saying it’s plausible Israeli businessman Avi S. Katz and other affiliates of GigCapital—which sponsored the shell company that combined with UpHealth—were driven by the deal’s lopsided structure to mislead shareholders about its details.
SoFi Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023
SoFi Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFI) has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023.
This year’s list highlights the businesses at the forefront of their respective industries, paving the way for the innovations of tomorrow. These companies are setting the standard with some of the greatest accomplishments of the modern world. In addition to the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies, 540 organizations are recognized across 54 sectors and regions.
SoFi (NASDAQ: SOFI) is a member-centric, one-stop shop for digital financial services on a mission to help people achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions.READ
Ares Acquisition Corporation II (NYSE:AACT) filed its S-1 yesterday afternoon for a $400 million IPO, marking the second SPAC to file for an IPO in March and the largest since December 20, 2021, when Gores Holdings X Inc. filed for a $725 million SPAC. Ares II intends to focus its search on an established target...
Latest SPAC Liquidations: TCV Acquisition Corp. TCV Acquisition Corp. (TCVA) to Liquidate on April 13 TCV Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: TCVA) announced that it intends to dissolve and liquidate. It will redeem all of the outstanding Class A ordinary shares that were included in its initial public offering at a per-share redemption price of approximately $10.24. As...
DiamondHead Holding Corps. (NASDAQ:DHHC) announced that it has closed its combination with Great Southern Homes and the combined company will be renamed United Homes Group. The deal was approved by shareholders during a meeting last Thursday, and only 109,426 shares were redeemed in connection with the vote, but DiamondHead saw about 87% redemptions in total...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC News: Volta sued over SPAC deal, Liberty Resources establishes M&A Transition Taskforce, and chancery validates SPACs’ charter amendments and share issuances Volta Sued Over SPAC Deal as $169M Shell Sale Is Approved An investor sued...
Maxpro Capital (NASDAQ:JMAC) announced that it has closed its combination with clinical-stage biotech firm Apollomics and the combined company’s shares and warrants are to begin trading today on the Nasdaq under the symbols “APLM” and “APLMW”, respectively. Apollomics is set to receive $21.35 million in proceeds from a PIPE that Maxpro announced in February and...