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Latest SPAC News: Bridgetown Holdings nears merger with Hyphen, Bhutan’s investment arm and Bitdeer plan a $500M fund for crypto mining, and Ares’s $500M SPAC marks return of jumbo blank-check firms
Billionaire-Thiel Backed SPAC Is Said to Near Merger With Hyphen
Bridgetown Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:BTWN), the US-listed blank-check company backed by billionaires Peter Thiel and Richard Li, is nearing a merger with financial technology firm Hyphen Group, according to people familiar with the matter.
Bridgetown has conducted due diligence on Hong Kong-based Hyphen and the firms are holding final negotiations with both existing and prospective shareholders, the people said.READ
Bhutan Plans a $500 Million Fund for Crypto Mining in the Himalayas
Bhutan’s investment arm and Nasdaq-listed company Bitdeer Technologies Group (NASDAQ:BTDR) plan to seek investors for a fund worth up to $500 million that will be used to develop green crypto mining in the Himalayan kingdom.
Fund raising targeting institutional investors will begin at the end of May and the goal is to set up carbon-free digital mining that taps Bhutan’s abundant hydroelectric power, according to a joint statement Wednesday.
Bitdeer completed its $4 billion business combination with Blue Safari in April.READ
Ares’s $500 Million SPAC Marks Return of Jumbo Blank-Check Firms
A $500 million special-purpose acquisition company backed by Ares Management Corp. (NYSE:ARES) is the first jumbo blank check firm to emerge after more than a year of mostly tiny offerings.
The alternative asset manager’s second blank-check effort shows there’s demand for SPACs amid a backdrop that has seen dozens shut down and a growing number forced to grapple with investors cashing out. Ares Acquisition Corp. II (NYSE:AACT) is the biggest SPAC offering to price since January 2022, when stock markets traded near all-time highs and hundreds of sponsors were still running to join the SPAC gold rush.READ
Latest Non-Redemption Agreements: EVe Mobility and Swiftmerge EVe Mobility Acquisition Corp. (EVE) Adds Non-Redemption Agreement On June 7, EVe Mobility Acquisition Corp. (NYSE:EVE) and the sponsor entered into further non-redemption agreements with additional unaffiliated third party investors pursuant to which the investors have, in connection with the Extension Meeting, agreed not to redeem their Class A Ordinary...
Latest SPAC Liquidations: Ahren Acquisition Corp. Ahren Acquisition Corp. (AHRN) to Liquidate on June 19 Ahren Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: AHRN) today announced its board of directors has determined to redeem all of its outstanding Class A ordinary shares, effective as of June 19. As of the open of business on June 20, the Class A Shares...
ROC Energy Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:ROC) announced in an 8-K today that its shareholders have approved its combination with oilfield services company Drilling Tools International (“DTI”) during a special meeting held on June 1. At the meeting, holders of 23,008,929 shares of common stock were present in person or by proxy, representing approximately 85.69% of the voting...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC News: SMX to create new subsidiary, trueSilver, and enters into exclusive agreement with Sunshine Minting SMX Extending Metals Business with trueSilver Aiming Both for Fashion Luxury and Bullion Products SMX (NASDAQ:SMX) is pleased to announce...
Rice II (NYSE: RONI) announced in an 8-K today that its shareholders have approved its combination with energy technology company NET Power with relatively low redemptions. In the end, 21,195,224 shares were redeemed in connection vote, removing 61% of Rice II’s trust. This is the second best result among the 32 deals that have come...