United States: Capital Markets: Equity
IFLR1000 2022

Experience

Solomon Partners as financial advisor to Aries I Acquisition Corporation, a publicly traded SPAC, in its business combination with Infinite Assets, Inc.

Endurance Acquisition Corp. (NASD: EDNCU), a SPAC focusing on data infrastructure and analytics, in its $200 million initial public offering.

Laris Media Acquisition, a SPAC targeting the music and audio sectors, in its pending $250 million initial public offering.

Science Strategic Acquisition Corp. Bravo, a SPAC formed by affiliates of venture firm Science Inc., which creates value for innovative companies that are redefining the consumer technology landscape, in connection with its pending $200 million initial public offering.

Science Strategic Acquisition Corp. Charlie, a SPAC formed by affiliates of venture firm Science Inc., which creates value for innovative companies that are redefining the consumer technology landscape, in connection with its pending $125 million initial public offering.

Sky Harbour LLC, a developer of private aviation infrastructure focused on building, leasing, and managing business aviation hangars, in its business combination agreement with Yellowstone Acquisition Company (NASDAQ: YSAC, YSACU, and YSACW), a publicly traded SPAC sponsored by Boston Omaha Corporation (NASDAQ:BOMN). The combined company will have an implied pro forma equity market value of approximately $777 million at closing.

A leading institutional investor, as a long-time investor in Grab Holdings, Inc. (Grab), in Grab’s proposed merger with Altimeter Growth Corp., a SPAC. The transaction values Grab at $39.6 billion and is expected to be the largest-ever U.S. equity offering by a Southeast Asian company.

SoftBank Group Corp., as the largest investor in WeWork, the leading flexible space provider, in WeWork’s agreement to merge with BowX Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BOWX, BOWXU and BOWXW) (“BowX”), a SPAC, which will take the company public. The transaction values WeWork at an initial enterprise value of approximately $9 billion.

Anzu Special Acquisition I in its $420 million initial public offering on Nasdaq sponsored by Anzu Partners.

SoftBank Group Corp., as the largest investor in Social Finance, Inc. (SoFi), a leading next-generation financial services platform, in SoFi’s agreements with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V, a publicly traded SPAC, that will take the company public via merger, in a transaction that values the company at $8.65 billion.

Pivotal Investment Corporation II, a publicly traded SPAC, in its $3 billion merger with XL Fleet, a leader in vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets.

Science Strategic Acquisition Corp. Alpha (Nasdaq: SSAAU), a SPAC, in its $310.5 million initial public offering.

Pivotal Acquisition Corp. in its $800 million merger with KLDiscovery, a legal technology company. (prior firm experience)

Ascend Telecom Holdings in its proposed acquisition by ROI Acquisition Corp. II. (prior firm experience)

NRC Group in its $743 million acquisition by Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III. (prior firm experience)

Strike Capital in its acquisition by Sentinel Energy Services, a SPAC. (prior firm experience)

A commercial insurer and reinsurer in its $550 million business combination with a SPAC. (prior firm experience)