McKinsey: Earning the Premium

Special-purpose acquisition companies are having a moment. But not all are thriving. One key to success: leaders with an operational edge.

Goldman Sachs: The IPO SPAC-Tacle

Developments over the past year have led to fears of an IPO “bubble,” particularly in the tech sector. These fears have been exacerbated by a surge in IPOs via special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), which accounted for more than half of U.S. IPOs in 2020, reports Goldman Sachs.

Credit Suisse: Making Waves

Credit Suisse’s study “Making Waves” delves into the key characteristics of SPACs in comparison to initial public offerings (IPOs) and to other, more traditional forms of raising equity capital, and highlights lessons learned through some recent case studies.