Featured Strategy: SPACs

Featured Webinars

  • MoFo Asia Buyouts and De-SPAC Analysis
    26 May 2022 9:30 a.m. China Standard Time / 25 May 2022 6:30 p.m. PDT

    2021 marked a year during which the volume of buyout activities surged, and both buyers and sellers were more aggressive in negotiating transaction terms. It was also a rollercoaster ride for SPACs and de-SPACs globally. How did this play out in Asia?

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  • How to Run a De-SPAC Transaction
    27 April 2022 10:30 a.m. China Standard Time / 26 April 2022 7.30 p.m. PDT

    Since Hong Kong’s SPAC regime became effective on 1 January 2022, 11 SPAC IPOs have been filed with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and more are expected to come. In addition, over 600 U.S. listed SPACs are still looking for targets with an increasing interest in high quality Asia-based companies. This, together with the new sweeping regulations proposed by the SEC on 30 March 2022 which may have a chilling effect on the US SPAC market, we predict that there will be more de-SPACs with Asia-based companies, while China-based targets may favor de-SPACs with Hong Kong listed SPACs.

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  • MergerMarket Dealcast presents: Vibrant tech hub in Asia - SPACs & take-privates set off in 2022
    7 March 2022

    In the third episode of our podcast mini-series on Tech M&A in partnership with Mergermarket, Marcia Ellis, Global Chair of our Private Equity Group, sat down with host Julie-Anna Needham to talk about two major trends in Asia - U.S. listed SPACs combining with Asia based tech companies and PE backed take-privates of U.S. listed China headquartered tech companies.

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  • Hong Kong SPACs: Getting Ahead of the Curve
    24 Sept 2021 10:30 a.m. HKT / 23 Sept 2021 7:30 p.m. PDT

    The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited has just launched a consultation on a proposed Hong Kong SPAC regime, a significant development that may pave the way for companies to pursue SPAC-backed listings and make this city the newest market for SPAC investors.

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  • What’s Next for SPACs?
    12 May 2021 9:30 a.m. China Standard Time / 11 May 2021 6:30 p.m. PDT

    As the Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) boom continues against the backdrop of the evolving U.S. SEC guidance, sponsors, investors, and potential SPAC targets are wondering what’s next for SPACs and what are the opportunities and challenges.

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  • SPAC 101: Is 2021 the Year of SPACs in Asia?
    28 Jan 2021 10 a.m. China Standard Time / 27 Jan 2021 7 p.m. PST

    Funds raised via Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”) have reached a record US$70 billion in 2020, a remarkable fivefold increase from the year before. Will Asia-based investors join the SPAC wave that swept the U.S. in 2020? Could 2021 be the year of the SPAC in Asia?

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