The Latest SPAC News and Rumors: September 8, 2023
by Marlena Haddad on 2023-09-08 at 11:35am

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

Latest SPAC News: US judge says Okada Manila does not have to close merger, and Lotus unveils electric sedan


US judge won’t order Philippine casino merger to close

The Philippines’ largest casino, owned by an affiliate of Japan’s Universal Entertainment Corp does not have to complete a SPAC merger deal with 26 Capital Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:ADER), a Delaware judge ruled on Thursday.

Vice Chancellor Travis Laster said the affiliate that owned Okada Manila did not have to complete the $2.5 billion deal 2021 merger in part because 26 Capital “engaged in conduct that should not be rewarded” by ordering the deal to close.

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Lotus Unleashes Emeya, a Porsche Panamera-Like Electric Sedan

The next electric-vehicle maker poised to merge with a blank-check company will go public with some product momentum working in its favor.

Lotus, the British sports-car maker owned by China’s Geely, on Thursday unveiled the Emeya sedan, the first of three models it promised to show in three years after agreeing to combine with a special purpose acquisition company. In the investor presentation issued off the back of that deal, Lotus compared the Emeya to the Porsche Panamera.

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Recent Posts
by Marlena Haddad on 2023-11-28 at 10:03am

Plum Acquisition Corp. I (NASDAQ:PLMI) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with digital transformation company Veea for a total enterprise value of approximately $281 million. New York City-based Veea aims to simplify secure edge computing by improving application responsiveness, reducing bandwidth and data transport costs, and eliminating central cloud dependency. The parties expect the transaction to be...

by Nicholas Alan Clayton on 2023-11-28 at 8:43am

L Catterton Asia (NASDAQ:LCAA) announced this morning that it has upsized the committed financing in its combination with EV sports car maker Lotus to $870 million in total. The latest fuel injection comes in the form of $750 million in convertible notes and PIPE commitments under so far undisclosed terms. Counted purely as a PIPE,...

by Nicholas Alan Clayton on 2023-11-28 at 7:43am

At the SPAC of Dawn SPAC closing timelines can always be somewhat unpredictable, but PROOF I (NYSE:PACI) has the opportunity today to vie for a recent speed record today. It announced a combination with private aviation firm Volato 118 days ago on August 2 and its shareholders are set to vote to approve the combination...

by Marlena Haddad on 2023-11-27 at 1:21pm

Dune Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:DUNE) announced in an 8-K today that it has once again modified its agreement with sustainable energy firm Global Hydrogen. This amendment marks a reduction in Global Hydrogen’s equity value from $48 million to $43 million, alongside an increase in the available shares of common stock that is for the Global Gas Corporation...

by Nicholas Alan Clayton on 2023-11-27 at 7:43am

At the SPAC of Dawn After mixed signals for the consumer sector earlier this month, initial Black Friday sales numbers have shown that Americans were not too stuffed for a shopping spree this year. Shoppers bagged between $9.8 billion and $10 billion in goods online, depending on one’s preferred source, either of which would be...

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