Initial public offerings of special purpose acquisition companies on Canada’s stock exchanges, which have so far paled in comparison to the frenetic pace of US SPAC issuance, will likely increase this year, industry experts said during Mergermarket’s Canadian M&A Forum.
Merlin Piscitelli, Chief Revenue Officer, EMEA, shares insights on the benefits and challenges of using special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) to go public. The article features his comments on why technology companies are taking advantage of the transaction trend and how there is still a great deal to prepare in terms of diligence for the transaction.
CEO Rusty Wiley shares insights on how dealmakers can harness technology to seize the moment, as global dealmaking soars. The article also includes information on how dealmakers are broadening their transaction options to include partnerships and SPACs, and other factors that are expected to impact M&A this year.