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Special purpose acquisition companies

Plante Moran

While a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) can help you unlock value quickly, avoiding the pitfalls is critical to a smooth and expedient deal. Our team can help you navigate the path to a SPAC, including audit readiness, financial accounting, and internal controls.

If your organization is considering going public through a SPAC, our SPAC Readiness Tracker can help.

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Mining finance: Exploring the special purpose acquisition company

As investors look to precious metals as a way to manage risk among market volatility, long development times or execution risks make conventional financing methods a challenge. Is a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) a viable option to overcome these obstacles? 

Article November 03, 2020 8 min read
SPACs and audits: What you need to know
SPACs are exploding, and we’re seeing valuations that make an IPO an enticing exit strategy. But preparing for a public offering requires key actions related to your audits, financial accounting, and internal controls. Here are steps to consider.
Article March 03, 2021 5 min read
Financial reporting considerations going public as a SPAC

A special-purpose acquisition company can sidestep some hurdles that come with a traditional initial public offering. However, when companies go public, there are a few caveats to consider with financial reporting, such as compliance with U.S. GAAP.

Article April 09, 2021 3 min read

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