Anne Frank-Shapiro



Climate Real Impact Solutions

Anne Frank-Shapiro has over 30 years of senior operational experience at SPACs, private equity firms and a global investment bank.

Ms. Frank-Shapiro most recently served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Climate Real Impact Solutions (CRIS) three SPACs. Previously, Ms. Frank-Shapiro served as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) of PE firm, Pegasus Capital Advisors from 2013 to 2019.

Beforehand, she held the same titles (CAO and CCO) for global PE firm, Hudson Clean Energy.

During 20+ years at Credit Suisse, Ms. Frank-Shapiro held senior positions in the Investment Banking Division including COO for Global Emerging Markets head and led IBD’s Global Expense Management.

Ms. Frank-Shapiro advanced IBD client coverage strategy and account reviews, designed client profitability models (subsequently rolled out across CS), and served as COO for cross-divisional initiatives, including expanding structured products and large cap coverage across CS.

Prior to Credit Suisse, Ms. Frank-Shapiro served as CAO at NYC Department of Environmental Protection managing a $4 billion capital budget.

Ms. Frank Shapiro currently serves as a Trustee of The Town Hall, a national historic landmark venue in NYC.


    2:25 PM - 2:50 PM

    Thursday June 29, 2023

    SPAC Wind-down Strategy

    • Considerations for an early wind down
    • Communication program – internal and external
    • The process for an efficient wind down: Schedule, roles, responsibilities
    • Budgeting for a liquidation of the SPAC (e.g., D&O, taxes, proxies and more)
    • Financial aspects of liquidating the trust
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