How SPACs Can Avoid Failed China Reverse Mergers 2.0

By Perrie Weiner, Jerome Tomas and Derek Liu (April 27, 2021, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Since the start of the pandemic, the exponential growth of special purpose acquisition companies has only continued as SPACs begin to broaden their horizons to foreign markets.

This trend is most notable in Asia, which is proving to be fertile hunting grounds for viable target companies for de-SPAC M&A transactions given the crowded market in the U.S.

2020, properly dubbed the year of the SPAC, represented one of the most dramatic changes in the securities market to date, with SPAC revenue dramatically increasing from a record-setting $13.6 billion in 2019 to more than $82 billion in 2020 — a 462% year-over-year...

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