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Latest SPAC News: Transfix reports record first quarter results, Blockchain Coinvestors launches $200M fund, and Offerpad announces earnings
Transfix Reports Record First Quarter 2022 Results
Transfix, Inc., the Intelligent Freight Platform™, today announced record financial results for the first quarter of 2022.
Total revenue increased 50% from the first quarter of 2021, to $90 million and gross profit increased 28% from the first quarter of 2021, to $6.0 million. Adjusted gross profit increased 34% from the first quarter of 2021, to $6.6 million.
Early Wyre Backer Launches $200M Fund for ‘Mid-Growth’ Crypto
Blockchain Coinvestors, a blockchain investment firm with more than $450 million in assets under management (AUM), has launched a $200 million mid-stage growth fund providing exposure to emerging blockchain companies, a source close to the firm told CoinDesk.
The new “Blockchain Coinvestors VI (Mid Stage Growth)” will invest in 20 to 30 projects with “attractive return profiles and visible paths to liquidity,” according to the newsletter. The mid-stage nature of the funds means backing Series B, C and D funding rounds.
The firm also has a Nasdaq-listed SPAC called Blockchain Coinvestors Acquisition I (NASDAQ:BCSA) that’s targeting blockchain-enabled businesses. The SPAC raised $261 million in its November initial public offering.READ
Offerpad Earnings Continue To Set Records
Offerpad (NYSE:OPAD), the digital platform for buying and selling homes, posted its “best quarter in company history,” Brian Bair, Offerpad Solutions Inc. chairman and CEO, said Wednesday evening during a conference call with analysts. Revenue in the first quarter totaled $1.37 billion, a 384% increase from the first quarter last year, and the company sold a record 3,602 homes in the quarter, a 254% increase from the 1,018 homes it sold a year earlier.
Offerpad went public via a publicly traded SPAC by merging with Supernova Partners Acquisition Co., owned by former Zillow CEO and co-founder Spencer Rascoff.READ
Mobiv Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:MOBV) announced this afternoon that it has closed its combination with EV motorcycle-maker SRIVARU. Shareholders originally approved the deal at a special meeting held back on September 28, but at that time, the parties expected the transaction to take just a week to close. Redemptions whittled Mobiv’s IPO share pool of 10,005,000 down...
Achari Ventures I (NASDAQ:AVHI) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with medtech firm Vaso Corporation at an equity value of $176 million, or 19.5x its 2022 adjusted EBITDA. Wuxi, China-based Vaso provides IT services and sales support to medical device manufacturers. The combined company is expected to trade on the Nasdaq under the...
EF Hutton Acquisition Corp. I (NASDAQ:EFHT) announced this morning that its shareholders have approved its business combination with E.C.D. Auto Design. At the meeting, there were 5,089,203 shares of common stock, representing approximately 76.82% of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock, present. In connection with the meeting, the company’s stockholders holding 3,470,945 shares,...
Legato Merger Corp. III (NYSE:LEGT) filed for a $175 million IPO yesterday afternoon, becoming the fourth SPAC to file this week. While the other three SPACs that filed their S-1s earlier this week intend to pursue targets in the financial services and biotech industries, Legato III, similar to the earlier Legato SPACs, will focus on...
At the SPAC of Dawn This week ends with an unusually busy earnings calendar as 172 US-listed companies report quarterly figures today. Among them is Exela Technologies (NASDSAQ:XELA), which completed a combination with Quinpario 2 in 2017. The billing software company has gone on to do another SPAC deal on November 29, this time spinning...