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What is a SPAC?

Mar 3, 2021

SPACs
What is a SPAC?

The acronym “SPAC” is showing up more often these days because there is some big money behind the revitalized investment approach.

SPAC stands for Special Purpose Acquisition Company, and they are sometimes referred to as blank check companies. SPACs raised more than $80 billion through 237 initial public offerings in 2020, accounting for more than half of the money raised through IPOs. By comparison, SPACs raised just $10 billion two years earlier.1,2 (more…)

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