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Latest SPAC News: Elizabeth Warren criticizes BC Partners’ plan to take PetSmart public and U.S. Air Force awards $19.3M contract to Tomorrow.io
Warren Admonishes BC Partners as It Weighs PetSmart SPAC Deal
Senator Elizabeth Warren criticized a reported plan to take BC Partners’ PetSmart public through a blank-check company, saying the deal heightens previous concerns about the retailer and the process.
BC Partners is mulling taking the pet supply retailer public through a SPAC backed by private-equity firm KKR & Co. in a deal valued at $14 billion including debt, Bloomberg reported last month.READ
U.S. Air Force Awards $19.3 Million Contract to Tommorrow.io for Spaceborne Weather Data
Tomorrow.io, developer of a leading platform for global weather and climate security, has been awarded a $19.3 million contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to develop a constellation of weather satellites that will provide the USAF with three-dimensional global weather and ocean data.
Tomorrow.io previously announced plans to list on Nasdaq through a merger with Pine Technology Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: PTOC). Upon closing, Tomorrow.io’s common stock and warrants are expected to trade on Nasdaq under the new ticker symbols “TMW” and “TMWW”.READ