SPACs have been around for a long time but the market exploded in 2H20 and 1Q21. This Original seeks to provide a lot of information surrounding US SPACs, including a SPAC’s lifecycle, various entry points to invest, differences when compared to a traditional IPO, what areas of the market are attracting the most SPAC activity, and emerging structures and changes in the SPAC market. While these equities are helping a lot of companies get public and lining the pockets of sponsors, SPACs have not historically been good investments. Lots of investors claimed this time was different, but the last quarter or so may have begun to reveal the same cracks.
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