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Latest SPAC News: PlayUp pauses capital raise after business hit by regulator, Bridger Aerospace enters into definitive purchase agreement with Bighorn Airways, and True Velocity acquires Delta P
PlayUp pauses $10m capital raise after US business hit by regulator
PlayUp, the Australian fantasy sports betting outfit, has paused its $10 million capital raise until it can sell its business in the United States.
The decision to pause the capital raise comes after New Jersey’s gambling regulator, the Division of Gaming Enforcement, revoked PlayUp’s licence to provide betting services in the state.
PlayUp originally planned to merge with IG Acquisition Corp., but the business combination was terminated in January.READ
Bridger Aerospace Enters into Definitive Purchase Agreement with Bighorn Airways
Bridger Aerospace Group Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: BAER), one of the nation’s largest aerial firefighting companies, today announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Bighorn Airways, Inc. (“Bighorn”), a specialty aviation company based in Sheridan, WY. Bridger will acquire Bighorn’s fleet of 12 aircraft used for wildfire smoke jumping as well as special mission transport and delivery for government customers. The transaction, valued at $39 million, is expected to close by the end of September 2023 and is subject to normal and customary closing conditions. The acquisition will be financed through a
True Velocity Acquires Suppressor Manufacturer Delta P Design
Texas-based ammunition manufacturer TV Ammo, Inc. (“True Velocity”) announced today it has acquired advanced suppressor technology company Delta P Design (“Delta P”).
The strategic acquisition, approved by the True Velocity Board of Directors earlier this month, further strengthens the company’s portfolio of American-made advanced, lightweight ammunition technology and next-generation weapon systems.
As previously announced on November 1, 2022, TV Ammo, Inc. entered into a business combination agreement with Breeze Holdings Acquisition Corp. (“Breeze Holdings”) (NASDAQ: BREZ).
This year has been heralded as the year that the dam would finally break on the backlog of IPO candidates seeking to take the regular way to the public markets. So far, that has been the case with 22 companies pricing regular way IPOs after just 58 did so in all of 2022 and 101...
News and Rumors PR: Joby (NYSE:JOBY) has become the first eVTOL developer to complete the third of five stages for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) type certification process. Earlier this month it received the FAA’s Part 145 maintenance certificate laying the foundation for future repair services of its aircraft models. Joby combined with Reinvent Technology...
At the SPAC of Dawn PHP Ventures (NASDAQ:PPHP) provided an update this morning on its combination with modular construction firm Modulex in the form of a refreshed investor presentation. The parties have been quiet on the news front since they announced the combination over a year ago in December 2022, but a few key facts...
DT Cloud Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:DYCQU) announced the pricing of its $60 million IPO and its units are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol “DYCQU” today, Wednesday, February 21, 2024. The new SPAC plans to focus its target search on a company that is under-performing due to a temporary dislocation in the...
SDCL EDGE (NYSE:SEDA) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with copper alloy manufacturer cunova at an enterprise value of $736 million, or 9.4x its 2023E adjusted EBITDA. Osnabrück, Germany-based cunova manufactures copper casts, fittings and conductivity products for the industrial, defense and aerospace sectors. The combined company is expected to trade on the...