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The Verge
"SPAC" stands for special-purpose acquisition company, which is kind of an obtuse way of saying "a mountain of cash that exists for a merger"; it is also sometimes called a "blank-check" company …read more
Los Angeles Business Journal
Santa Monica-based technology and advisory company Wilshire Associates has announced an agreement to be acquired by two New York-based private equity firms …read more
Institutional Investor
Wilshire Associates, the California-based advisory and investment firm, announced Friday that it will be acquired by private equity firms Motive Partners and CC Capital. …read more
Wall Street Journal
Two private-equity firms agreed to acquire Wilshire Associates, a 48-year-old employee-owned investment advisory, management and data firm …read more
Financial Times
Once relegated to the backwaters of finance for their propensity to strike bad deals, special purpose acquisition companies (Spacs) have once again become the topic du jour on Wall Street... read more …read more
Bloomberg Business
CC Capital founder and Senior Managing Director Chinh Chu Chin says there is no limit to the size of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) investors could see going into next year. Chu speaks exclusively with Bloomberg Senior Deals Report Ed Hammond …read more
Bloomberg Business
It's the hot ticket on Wall Street, a symbol that you've arrived or can at least persuade investors that you're on your way: the blank-check company …read more
After 99 years as a family owned company, Utz Quality Foods is going public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company …read more
Utz Quality Foods, LLC, a leading U.S. manufacturer of branded salty snacks, and Collier Creek Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company, today announced that they have completed their business combination …read more
Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Inc., one of Wall Street’s oldest data and analytics providers, is seeking to raise as much as $1.4 billion in a U.S. initial public offering …read more
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. business analytics firm Dun & Bradstreet said on Wednesday it was looking to raise up to $1.38 billion in its initial public offering (IPO), as the market for new listings roars back to life …read more
Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. ("Dun & Bradstreet") today announced the launch of its initial public offering of 65,750,000 shares of its common stock at an anticipated initial public offering price between $19.00 and $21.00 per share …read more
Fox Business
Dun & Bradstreet has taken the steps to become publicly traded again …read more
U.S. business analytics firm Dun & Bradstreet on Tuesday filed for an initial public offering, looking to ride the recent wave of successful new listing …read more
U.S. manufacturer of branded salty snacks, Utz Quality Foods, will merge with investment company Collier Creek Holdings to form Utz Brands, a leading pure-play snack food platform …read more