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Latest SPAC News: Foxo plans to go public through merger with Delwinds Insurance, Forbes announces 4Q and full-year results, and salary of Heliogen CEO could top Goldman
Life Insurance Epigenetics Startup Foxo Plans to Go Public Via SPAC
Foxo Technologies Inc., whose artificial intelligence and genetics technology is used to underwrite life insurance, is going public through a deal with a blank-check company, according to Bloomberg.
The merger with Delwinds Insurance Acquisition Corp. (NYSE:DWIN) will value the combined company at $369 million.
Delwinds raised $201 million in an initial public offering in 2020.READ
Forbes Announces Fourth Quarter & Full-Year 2021 Financial Results
Throughout the fourth quarter, revenue increased 51 percent year-over-year to $94 million, driven by contributions across Media and Consumer businesses. In particular, the Company’s Consumer business was up 72 percent in the fourth quarter year-over-year.
For 2021, revenue increased 40 percent to $259 million compared to $185 million in the prior year period; this exceeded our prior projections of $225 million by 15 percent.
Solar Startup Heliogen’s CEO Pay Could Top Goldman Sachs
A solar-power startup little known outside of the energy industry gave its chief executive officer a bigger pay package last year than banking giant Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) lavished on its own leader. It’s also in excess of what Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX) and NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE) are paying their top executives this year.
Pasadena, California-based Heliogen Inc. (NYSE:HLGN) provided chief executive officer Bill T. Gross with compensation worth $37 million for 2021, according to a filing last month after it went public with Athena Technology in late December.
Gross’s award, however, comes with a catch: It almost entirely consists of options that vest over four years and will be valueless unless he helps lift the company’s stock price back above $9. The shares closed at $4.07 on Tuesday.READ
Prime Impact I (NYSE:PIAI) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with auto insurance firm Cheche at an enterprise value of $841 million, or about 2.3x its 2022 revenue. Beijing-based Cheche provides a digital insurance platform for car owners in China with about 34 million vehicles covered. The combined company is expected to trade...
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Pono Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PONO) disclosed in an 8-K filing this morning that its shareholders approved its combination with air mobility company AERWINS at a special meeting held on Friday, January 27. Holders of 12,412,861 common shares were present at the meeting and the deal was approved with 11,218,712 shares in favor of the transaction. The filing did not...
European Biotech (NASDAQ:EBAC) announced in an 8-K this morning that it has increased its PIPE by $7.8 million and added $7 million to the convertible loans attached to the combination with biotech firm Oculis. The new PIPE cash comes at $10 per share and joins $63.3 million in existing PIPE financing for a total of...
DHC Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:DHCA) announced that it is formally terminating its combination with conservative banking venture GloriFi. This was essentially a formality because the SPAC already announced in November that GloriFi had begun the process of winding down. The two sides announced their $1.7 billion combination in July. But, even at the time, public details...