The SPAC Conference 2021 Sneak Peek

Insights from the industry’s thought-leaders.

Ellenoff Grossman & Schole The State of The Market

Doug Ellenoff of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole provides an overview of year-to-date SPAC activity and explains why SPACs continue to be an attractive vehicle to raise capital.

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Doug Ellenoff, Partner
ellenoff@egsllp.com
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June 23-24 | Westchester Country Club | Rye, New York

Woodruff Sawyer What’s the Deal with SPAC D&O Pricing

Woodruff Sawyer’s Priya Cherian Huskins, Esq. and Yelena Dunaevsky, Esq. explain the reasons for current SPAC D&O costs and describe the latest purchasing trends, litigation and factors affecting pricing of D&O insurance.

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Priya Huskins, SVP & Partner, Management Liability
phuskins@woodruffsawyer.com
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Edgar Agents What to Look for When Hiring a Filling Agency

Edgar Agents provides three questions to ask any filing agency to ensure they are the right fit for your company.

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John Bonerbo, Director of Business Development
john.bonerbo@edgaragents.com
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Gallagher SPAC Risk 2021 - Creating a Sustainable SPAC Insurance Marketplace

John Marchisi explains the structural evolution of the SPAC, and the direct correlation between SPAC structure and directors and officers liability. The foundation of this presentation will be expanded upon during The SPAC Conference to detail the process and negotiation of SPAC D&O insurance, and the ways in which SPAC operators can optimize elements of their profile to achieve a more favorable cost of risk.

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John Marchisi, National Director – SPAC Segment
John_Marchisi@ajg.com
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June 23-24 | Westchester Country Club | Rye, New York

Swiss Financiers SPACs and Master SPACs

This presentation starts with an explanation of how a SPAC operates with a step by step explanation and develops a financial innovation called the Master SPAC. The Master SPAC combines an acquisition through the financing of an IPO, which solves the main downside of a classic SPAC which loses the multiples generated by an IPO.

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Alex Kummerman, Swiss Financiers Partner
ak@swissfinanciers.com
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Sidley Austin Recent SPAC Structuring Developments

This presentation covers recent structuring developments in the market, including the use of so-called “SPAC subsidiaries,” pre-identifying intended acquisition targets and related considerations.

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Mike Heinz, Partner
mheinz@sidley.com
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KPMG Tips to Ensure a Successful SPAC Merger

This presentation covers recent structuring developments in the market, including the use of so-called “SPAC subsidiaries,” pre-identifying intended acquisition targets and related considerations.

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Dean Bell, Transaction Services & SPAC Lead
dbell@kpmg.com
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Morrow Sodali SPAC Market Snapshot: The Rise of the Retail Investor

As the SPAC market has exploded in popularity, the evolving shareholder profile has important implications for the success of SPAC mergers and has generally complicated the process. This presentation covers the rise of the retail investor in SPACs and how they impact the process of investor outreach and solicitations to approve deals.

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Kevin Kelly, Senior Director
k.kelly@morrowsodali.com
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June 23-24 | Westchester Country Club | Rye, New York

The Nuvo Group Virtual Data Rooms & SPACs

This presentation covers how data rooms can be used in the SPAC realm to protect the privacy of the deal and those involved. Tony Barletta discusses how the virtual vault has played a key role in the security of deals prior to any announcements being made.

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Tony Barletta Co-Owner & Managing Partner
Tony.barletta@thenuvogroup.com
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Ogier 2020 The Perfect Storm for SPACs: SPACs, Pandemics, Private Equity and Offshore

A look back at the circumstances and factors behind an extraordinary year for SPACs and why 2021 looks to be even better. Ogier BVI Partner Michael Killourhy explores the reasons for the late explosion in SPAC activity in the US, why SPACs are now the darlings of private equity and how offshore entities have a key role to play.

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Michael Killourhy, Partner
Michael.Killourhy@ogier.com
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Latham & Watkins Growth of SPACs and New Developments in the Market

Latham partners Marc Jaffe, Ryan Maierson, and Rachel Sheridan discuss SPAC market growth and new developments in this exciting space.

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Ryan Maierson, Partner
Ryan.maierson@lw.com
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June 23-24 | Westchester Country Club | Rye, New York

Riveron SPAC Formation and IPO vs SPAC Merger

Demystify the differences between a formation and IPO against a reverse merger. This presentation examines the timelines and processes along with the key activities for each SPAC alternative. This session will help you understand the differences to see which option is right for your company.

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Zac McGinnis, Managing Director
zac.mcginnis@riveron.com
281-928-6574
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AST The Lifecycle and Key Milestones of a SPAC

Lou Cordone, SVP of Data Strategy at AST, discusses the SPAC lifecycle for an IPO including: key milestones from the targeted search and negotiation process, the acquisition of the deSPAC event, and the close of the transaction.

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Louis Cordone, SVP, Data Strategy
ipos@astfinancial.com
877-814-9687

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Reed Smith Recent SPAC Trends and Changes

SPACs aren’t just increasing in number and size, they are also changing. Once unthinkable, multiple and simultaneous SPAC targets are now occurring. This presentation discusses the numerous structural changes to SPACs including a discussion of the route a SPAC takes when navigating a potential acquisition of a company affiliated with the SPAC’s sponsor or management.

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Ari Edelman, Partner
aedelman@reedsmith.com
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