Outlook for acquisitions by SPACs

Reprinted from: Financier Worldwide | July 2022

In August 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) brought in changes to the Listing Rules which were aimed at making London a more hospitable listing venue for new special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). The impetus for doing so was to allow London to participate in the undoubted SPAC ‘boom’, which had at that point been raging in the US over the previous year.

Cadwalader's Joanna Valentine and Camillo Di Donato write more here.