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Latest SPAC News: Execs leave Digital World as Trump Launches NFT collection, Faraday Future slides on capex plans
Three Execs Abruptly Depart SPAC As Lingering Investigations And Market Chaos Imperil Deal
Digital World Acquisition Corp., the special-purpose acquisition company picked to take former President Donald Trump’s social media company public, unveiled a series of high-level departures on Friday since the end of last month—deepening potential worries for the firm as it struggles to finalize a deal amid regulatory investigations and broader market chaos.
In a regulatory filing released Friday morning, Digital World announced board member Rodrigo Veloso and chief financial officer Lee Jacobson sent letters of resignation to the company on December 9, while board member Luiz Philippe Braganza informed the firm of his departure on November 28.READ
Faraday Future slides after signaling need for funds to start production
Shares of Faraday Future Intelligent Electric (NASDAQ:FFIE), which combined with Property Solutions in July 2021, tumbled 21% on Friday after the company unveiled production plans for its much-delayed luxury electric car that hinged on securing additional financing.
The company is in talks with new and existing investors to raise the $150 million to $170 million in capital needed to start production in March and deliveries a month later of the FF 91 Futurist, Faraday disclosed on Thursday.READ
Donald Trump’s launch of $99 NFTs sparks 10% decline in Digital World SPAC linked to Truth Social
Former President Donald Trump’s launch of $99 digital NFTs failed to gin up excitement among investors in the Digital World Acquisition SPAC (NASDAQ:DWAC) that is seeking to merge with Trump’s Truth Social.
Shares of Digital World Acquisition initially spiked as much as 10% on Wednesday after Trump teased a “major announcement.” The stock has had a knack for rallying ahead of anticipated Trump rallies and other developments related to his 2024 re-election bid.
But Digital World stock gave up all of those gains on Thursday after the “major announcement” turned out to be the launch of the ‘Donald Trump Digital Trading Card Collection’ at a time when the crypto and NFT market has been decimated.READ
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC News: DWAC rises in wake of Trump’s indictment, Senator Kennedy introduces SPAC Act to protect investors, and Abacus Life appoints new managing director DWAC rises in wake of Donald Trump’s indictment Shares of Digital World...
Priveterra Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:PMGM) announced in an 8-K this morning that it plans to once again adjourn its special meeting to approve its combination with AEON Biopharma from noon today to the same time June 13. The SPAC has been using these additional days to further engage with its shareholders and its ballot includes measures...
Latest SPAC Liquidations: JAWS Juggernaut Acquisition Corp., Talon 1 Acquisition Corp. JAWS Juggernaut Acquisition Corporation (JUGG) to Liquidate on June 22 JAWS Juggernaut Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: JUGG) today announced that its board of directors has determined not to proceed with a proposal to extend its corporate existence. As such, the Board has determined to cancel the...
Rice II (NYSE: RONI) announced today that it has completed its combination with energy technology company NET Power. The deal was originally approved by shareholders at a special meeting yesterday with relatively low redemptions. A total of 21,195,224 shares were redeemed in connection to the vote, removing 61% of Rice II’s trust. NET Power is to...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC News: BlackSly and Momentus win contracts, Terran Orbital’s CAPSTONE completes primary mission, and Richard Branson puts himself and Virgin brand on trial BlackSky and Momentus Win Contracts Momentus (NASDAQ:MNTS) has won a contract with Apogeo...