To SPAC or Not to SPAC … Is that even the question?

Rice University SPAC Event

Join Rice Business Partners and Paul Hobby on Tuesday, January 18, for a presentation on special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC). Why would a target agree to be a SPAC target rather than a regular way IPO? What do we make of the fact that the number of US public companies has fallen by more than half in the past 25 years? Are SPAC's a symptom of overheating or just private equity practiced in a public environment? Is the market treating SPACs as an asset class rather than a financial technique? We will examine each of those questions through the eyes of four principal actors in this three act SPAC play: Sarah Sponsor, IPO Ike, Tammy Target and Paula Pipe.

Event Details

18 January, 2022

6:00 PM

In Person

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