Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web.
Latest SPAC News: Britishvolt considers London listing, Eli, Peyton Manning-backed BBQGuys in talks with Velocity, and Hong Kong’s Prenetics plans $1.3 billion SPAC merger
U.K. Electric-Car Battery Startup Now Considering London Listing
Britishvolt Ltd., which is about to start building the U.K.’s first giant battery factory, is considering listing on the London Stock Exchange to help finance the 2.6 billion-pound ($3.6 billion) project that could play a major role in helping the nation reduce carbon emissions from transportation, according to Bloomberg.
A decision on whether to list in London or New York will be made within three months, Orral Nadjari, founder and CEO of Britishvolt, said in an interview. The company was due to decide by the end of June whether to list in the U.S. through a merger with a SPAC, but it’s chosen to extend the deadline.READ
Eli, Peyton Manning-Backed BBQGuys in Talks With Velocity
Online grill retailer BBQGuys is in talks to go public through a merger with Velocity Acquisition Corp., according to Bloomberg.
The combined company is set to be valued at around $900 million, including debt. Unlike some other recent SPAC transactions, there will be no PIPE raised to support the deal.READ
Hong Kong Biotech Start-Up Prenetics Plans $1.3 Billion SPAC Merger
Hong Kong biotech company Prenetics is set to merge with Artisan Acquisition in a deal that will value the new entity at $1.3 billion or more, according to CNBC.
The transaction is expected to close by the end of this year. The SPAC is already traded on the Nasdaq under the ticker ARTAU.READ
Beware of SPAC Listings, EU Market Watchdog Tells Investors
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) said that SPACs “may not be appropriate for all investors” due to risks from dilution, conflicts of interests and uncertainty as to the identification and evaluation of the target company.READ
Latest SPAC Liquidations: 26 Capital Acquisition Corp. 26 Capital Acquisition Corp.(ADER) to Liquidate on September 21, 2023 26 Capital Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: ADER), today announced that it will be unable to complete an initial business combination within the time period required due to the Delaware Court of Chancery’s decision denying 26 Capital’s request for an order...
LatAmGrowth SPAC (NASDAQ:LATG) announced in an 8-K that it adjourned its special meeting yesterday to liquidate early and will reconvene it at 2 pm ET September 28. The proposals on its ballot would have initiated the process of winding down the SPAC and returning all trust capital to investors outside of $100,000 for dissolution expenses....
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. JSE reviewing listing requirements with aim to simplify them The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will be reviewing all its listings requirements with the objective of further simplifying its requirements, as part of its ongoing efforts to create an...
Nabors Energy Transition Corp. (NYSE:NETC) announced this morning that Vast has added an equity commitment of up to $10 million to its combination with concentrated solar power producer Vast. The new commitment comes at $10.20 per share from the Canberra Airport Group and half of it is to come up front at close. A further...
M3-Brigade III (NYSE:MBSC) announced this morning that it has closed its combination with Canadian energy producer Greenfire and the combined company is expected to trade on the NYSE under the symbol “GFR” later today. Concurrent with close, Greenfire also issued $300 million in new senior secured notes at a 2% discount, priced at $980 per...