Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, in connection with its new platform investment in Registrar Corp., a leading provider of supply chain compliance software and services to domestic and foreign food & beverage, medical device, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic customers.
Silver Crest Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: SLCR), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in connection with its US$1.7 billion business combination with TH International Limited (Tims China), a master franchisee and operator of Tim Hortons coffee shops in China.
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.
Verisem BV, an integrated global seed production company, and Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, in connection with the agreement to sell Verisem to Syngenta’s vegetable seeds business, part of Syngenta Group, a global leader in agricultural science and innovation headquartered in Switzerland.
SoftBank Group Corp. as the largest investor in WeWork, the leading flexible space provider, in connection with WeWork’s agreement to merge with BowX Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BOWX, BOWXU and BOWXW) (“BowX”), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), which will take the company public. The transaction values WeWork at an initial enterprise value of approximately $9 billion.
Tinicum and affiliated funds managed by Tinicum Incorporated in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Robert Family Holdings to create TSL Engineered Products.
SoftBank Group Corp. as the largest investor in Social Finance, Inc. (SoFi), a leading next-generation financial services platform, in connection with SoFi’s agreements with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V (SCH) (NYSE: IPOE), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (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 special purpose acquisition company, on its merger with XL Fleet, a leader in vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets.
FoodChain ID and Paine Schwartz in the sale of FoodChain ID to Berkshire Partners.
FoodChain ID in its acquisition of Nutraveris, a leading scientific and regulatory affairs consultancy and technology software provider covering the European health, nutrition and supplements markets.
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