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Latest SPAC News: Carousell becomes Singapore’s newest unicorn, Acorns names former Amazon executive as president, and Anghami partners with Amazon Prime
Online Marketplace Carousell Is Singapore’s Newest Unicorn
Online classifieds marketplace Carousell Pte became Singapore’s latest tech unicorn, raising funds at a $1.1 billion valuation as Southeast Asia’s e-commerce startups benefit from the pandemic and related lockdowns, according to Bloomberg.
The company got $100 million in a round led by South Korean private equity firm STIC Investments.
Carousell has weighed a U.S. listing via a merger with a blank-check company, people with knowledge of the matter said in June.READ
Acorns Names Amazon Alum David Hijirida as President Ahead of IPO
Acorns Grow Inc. hired former Amazon.com Inc. executive David Hijirida as its president, as the savings and investing startup prepares to go public by merging with a blank-check company.
On May 27, Acorns entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Pioneer Merger Corp. (NASDAQ:PACX).READ
Amazon Prime and Anghami Collaborate in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates with Anghami Plus
Amazon and Anghami have today announced that Amazon Prime members in Saudi Arabia and the UAE can enjoy an exclusive six-months free offer on Anghami Plus, Anghami’s premium paid tier, with their Prime membership.
Prime members in Saudi Arabia and the UAE will receive a free six-month subscription to Anghami Plus, followed by 50% off the subscription fee for the next six months.
On March 3, Anghami entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Vistas Media (NASDAQ:VMAC).READ
SAB Biotherapeutics Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase 2a Challenge Trial of SAB-176 for the Treatment of Seasonal Influenza
SAB Biotherapeutics (SAB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a novel immunotherapy platform that produces specifically targeted, high-potency, fully-human polyclonal antibodies without the need for human donors, today announced the completion of enrollment in its Phase 2a clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of SAB-176 in a challenge study.
SAB-176 is a novel anti-influenza human immunotherapy designed to address the limitations of current treatments for moderate to severe seasonal influenza.
On June 22, SAB announced a planned merger with Big Cypress Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BCYP).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...