8 Firms Guide $525M In Blank-Check IPOs

Law360 (May 19, 2021, 6:00 PM EDT) -- Three blank-check companies focused on industries such as media, technology and aerospace began trading on the Nasdaq exchange Wednesday after raising a combined $525 million in initial public offerings guided by eight firms.

Both Skydeck Acquisition Corp. and GigInternational1 Inc. raised $200 million in their respective offerings, and Aries I Acquisition Corp. brought in $125 million for its IPO, according to their separate statements.

Skydeck is represented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Maples and Calder LLP and its underwriters are advised by Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. GigInternational1 is represented by DLA Piper and its underwriters are guided by Ellenoff...

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