The Latest SPAC News and Rumors: March 14, 2023
by Marlena Haddad on 2023-03-14 at 11:33am

Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. 

Latest SPAC News:  Investor sues over $16B United Wholesale Mortgage deal, and Freightos widens loss after listing on Nasdaq


SPAC Investor Sues Over ‘Abysmal’ $16B Mortgage Biz Merger

A special purpose acquisition company’s investor says in Delaware Chancery Court that the SPAC’s managers misled shareholders about a $16 billion merger with United Wholesale Mortgage (NYSE:UWMC) so that they could reap a return from what turned out to be an ‘abysmal’ deal.

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Freightos widens loss after listing on Nasdaq stock exchange 

Freightos (NASDAQ: CRGO) has widened its fiscal-year loss after merging with SPAC Gesher I Acquisition Corp. in late January to become listed on the Nasdaq.

The Hong Kong-based container booking and payments platform posted $24.5 million in net loss for 2022, down from $16.4 million for 2021. Freightos attributed the greater loss to costs incurred while going public.

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