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Latest SPAC News: Wilbur Ross SPAC in talks to merge with UK’s Atom Bank, eToro targets $1B funding round, and Symbotic expands Walmart partnership to implement automation system
Trump’s Commerce Secretary Ross Plots £700M Merger With UK’s Atom Bank
The SPAC set up by Wilbur Ross, who was President Trump’s commerce secretary between 2017 and 2021, is in detailed talks about a merger with Durham-based Atom Bank.
Under the terms of the prospective merger, Atom Bank would agree to merge with Ross Acquisition Corp II (NYSE:ROSS), a SPAC which listed on the New York Stock Exchange in the spring of last year.
The SPAC would also raise about £150m through a PIPE.READ
eToro Targeting $1B Funding Round After SPAC Stalls
The trading company that was bogged down by a protracted prospectus and regulatory process did not manage to complete its SPAC merger at a valuation of $10.3 billion in time and now seems to understand that it will not be able to go public as it has planned. While eToro continues to work to complete the SPAC merger, it is also in advanced stages of completing a massive private funding round of between $800 million and $1 billion. However, the valuation of the company in the round is set to only be around $5-6 billion.
Walmart and Symbotic Expand Partnership to Implement Industry-Leading Automation System
Symbotic LLC, a revolutionary A.I.-powered supply chain technology company, and Walmart Inc. announced an expanded commercial agreement to implement Symbotic’s robotics and software automation platform in all 42 of Walmart’s regional distribution centers over the coming years. This is an expansion of Walmart’s prior commitment to deploy Symbotic Systems in 25 regional distribution centers.
Symbotic has previously announced its entry into a business combination agreement with SVF Investment Corp. 3 (NASDAQ: SVFC) which is expected to make Symbotic a public company listed on Nasdaq.READ
MSP Recovery Enters Into Agreement With Mexico’s SeguriTech to Enhance MSPR’s Data Capabilities, Position MSPR for International Growth, and Expand the LifeWallet Platform Across Mexico
MSP Recovery, LLC, a Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and secondary payer reimbursement recovery leader today announced it has entered into a Data Transfer Agreement with one of the leaders in Mexican data and cybersecurity, SeguriTech, S.A. de C.V., positioning MSPR to expand its services internationally.
On May 18, 2022, Lionheart Acquisition Corporation II (Nasdaq: LCAP), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced that shareholders of record as of April 18, 2022 approved the previously announced business combination with MSP Recovery, LLC, a Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and secondary payer reimbursement recovery leader.READ
Terms Tracker for the Week Ending December 1, 2023 Welcome to our weekly column where we discuss the findings from our IPO terms tracker based on the previous week’s pricings. For the most part, this was a quiet week for filings being that it followed the Thanksgiving holiday. Ideally, bankers, lawyers and teams got a...
Aimei Health Technology Co., Ltd (NASDAQ: AFJKU) announced the pricing of its $60 million IPO this evening. Its units are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol “AFJKU” on Monday, December 4, 2023. After the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the Class A ordinary shares and rights are expected to...
PROOF Acquisition Corp I (NYSE: PACI) announced this afternoon that it has closed its business combination with private aviation company Volato after shareholders approved the deal at a meeting on November 28. In total, including previous shareholder votes, shareholders opted to redeem an aggregate of 99.93% of PACI’s trust, leaving it with less than $215,000...
Adit EdTech (NYSE: ADEX) announced this morning that its shareholders have approved its business combination with bitcoin self-mining company Griid Infrastructure at a special meeting held yesterday, November 30. A total of 8,520,710 shares of common stock, representing approximately 95.7% of the outstanding shares entitled to vote, were present at the meeting, constituting a quorum...
At the SPAC of Dawn There had been hopes that this week would take one world conflict off the board, but combat has resumed in the Middle East as other eyes are likely to be fixed on new Fed comments today. The fighting in Gaza continues to not appear to have appreciable affects on the...