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TechGC SPAC & Direct Listing Virtual Forum

SPACs and Direct Listings have emerged as a significant new liquidity path for high growth tech companies over the last several months. TechGC hosted a three-day virtual forum, which discussed how to approach these liquidity events strategically including evaluating which structure to use, understanding economics/dilution and how to execute on these transactions.Featured […]

Corp Fin Issues Disclosure Guidance on SPACs

Happy new year! To complete the year- and term-end surge, just before Christmas, the Corp Fin staff issued CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 11 regarding disclosure considerations for special purpose acquisition companies in connection with their IPOs and subsequent business combinations, often referred to as de-SPAC transactions. As usual, the […]

Highlights from Cooley’s M&A Dealmakers Roundtable: SPACs!

On September 24, Cooley M&A partner, Garth Osterman, moderated a webinar on the current trend in going public: SPACs! Dave Peinsipp, co-chair of Cooley’s capital markets practice group and Rama Padmanabhan, a Cooley M&A partner participated in the webinar which focused on the current wave of SPAC activity and how […]

Cooley’s Commitment to Black Lives Matter

Aligning with the firm’s commitment to being an active agent of change, On June 4, Cooley announced that it will donate $450,000 to the Equal Justice Initiative, which works to end mass incarceration and excessive punishment, to challenge racial and economic injustice and to protect basic human rights for the […]