Andrew Cohen

Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Panelist

Difesa Capital Management

Difesa, founded in 2019, was established to generate consistent uncorrelated net returns and preserve investor capital by employing arbitrage strategies to extract value from equity linked securities, with a focus on special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”), as well as convertible securities and warrants.

Prior to Difesa Mr. Cohen spent 18 years investing across a range of hedge fund strategies at the asset management firm Ramius, LLC.

Topic

11:55 AM - 12:35 PM

Thursday Feb. 6th

SPACS: Boom vs. Bust Markets

  • Can SPAC IPO volumes continue to grow
  • How to think about yields and minimum guaranteed returns for investors in both boom and bust markets
  • Is there any correlation between traditional M&A activity and SPAC IPO/M&A activity?
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