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Independent Review Provides Recommendations for Improving UK Listing Regime

The recommended reforms aim to make the UK’s listing regime more competitive while maintaining high standards of corporate governance, shareholder rights, and transparency. By Chris Horton, James Inness, and Anna Ngo A new independent review (the Review), led by Lord Hill, has been released that provides recommendations on how the UK can improve its listings … Continue Reading

Securing a Successful SPAC Sale — What PE Firms Need to Know

The recent rise to prominence of SPACs provides private equity portfolio companies an alternative method for stock exchange listing and access to the capital markets. By Neil Campbell, Tom Evans, Paul Kukish, Ryan Maierson, David Walker, Suneel Basson-Bhatoa, and Catherine Campbell Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have emerged, somewhat unexpectedly, as the hottest market trend in … Continue Reading

The Recent Resurgence of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

By James Inness and Anna Ngo Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are companies that are incorporated for the purpose of making one or more strategic acquisitions. SPACs are also referred to as “blank check” companies or “cash shells”, which seek to raise capital by listing shares on a stock exchange. Each SPAC has its … Continue Reading
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