It’s one thing to negotiate with a target company, but quite another when you have to negotiate with your own team. For Anzu Special Acquisition Corp. I (NASDAQ:ANZU), which filed an 8-K this afternoon, it appears that internal disagreements in regards to strategy have resulted in the loss of their CFO, General Counsel & Secretary, Chairman of the Board, and a Director, all of which have resigned. ...READ MORE
Quantum Fintech Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:QFTA), filed an 8-K this afternoon laying out a potential battle regarding their business combination with TradeStation. This is oddly reminiscent of Dune’s current battle with TradeZero, including even the selling company names. ...READ MORE
This week, we speak with Kirk Taylor, President and CFO of American Acquisition Opportunity Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAO).
Royalty Management has pulled together a range of unique financing deals that give it royalties on business activities ranging from water treatment utilities to coal exploration and land renewal. ...READ MORE
Ginkgo Bioworks Inc. (NYSE: DNA), the cell programming company which previously combined with Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp. in September of 2021, announced this morning that it would be buying the biotech company Zymergen (Nasdaq: ZY), in an all-stock transaction. ...READ MORE
Looks like the Delaware Courts are going to be busy this summer…
Dune Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:DUNE), which previously launched a lawsuit against its combination partner TradeZero, while Dune’s Board also recommended shareholders vote against this deal, is nonetheless rejecting TradeZero’s termination of their merger agreement. ...READ MORE
Voltus runs software that allows customers to manage their distributed energy resources in a way that both monetizes the energy they have stored and reduces the strain on the wider grid. ...READ MORE
In a usual move this afternoon, Gobi Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: GOBI) filed a proxy for a shareholder vote, but it’s not to extend its deadline. Instead, Gobi intends to shrink its timeline so it can liquidate early. ...READ MORE
We finally got a new amendment to Bill Ackman’s previously filed Pershing Square SPARC Holdings, allowing us to see the latest iteration of his “new and improved” SPARC product.
This week, we speak with Garrett Smallwood, CEO of Wag. Wag entered into an $350 million dollar combination agreement with CHW Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: CHWA) in February. It has created a marketplace for connecting pet owners to dog-walkers and other pet services near them that works like Uber, except for our furry friends. ...READ MORE
Rubicon is bringing digitization to a sector that has long resisted change in waste management. ...READ MORE
We don’t typically post Op Eds, but a buy-side individual who has been investing in SPACs since 2003 approached us wanting to offer their own perspective on the current SEC proposal. ...READ MORE
Blackstone has channeled the power of TikTok to popularize its line of outdoor griddles and found ways to capture efficiencies by vertically integrating its supply chain in China. ...READ MORE
We are pleased to announce the soft launch of our new database covering the Traditional IPO.
Many times over the past few years there have been instances where we’ve wished we had access to our own database of Traditional IPOs. ...READ MORE
This week we speak with Prasad Gundumogula, CEO of Mondee, and ITHAX CEO, Orestes Fintiklis.
Mondee entered into an $842 million combination agreement with ITHAX Acquisition Corporation in December 2021. It sells excess inventory in the travel and hospitality industries to closed groups within its network, while also managing a meaningful swath of travel-related marketing space. ...READ MORE