Josh DuClos




Josh DuClos is a partner in Sidley’s office in Century City. He concentrates his practice on representing private equity sponsors, public and privately held companies, and their respective stakeholders and advisors in de-SPAC transactions, mergers, buyouts, investments and divestitures. Josh was named to the Daily Journal’s “Top 40 under 40” list, which celebrates the achievements of California-based lawyers under the age of 40 for 2020.


4:25 PM - 5:10 PM

Wednesday June 28, 2023

SPAC IPOs: Structuring Deals in the New Market

  • What will new SPAC IPOs look like in 2023 and beyond?
  • Structuring considerations for sponsors and banks in the SPAC IPO market
  • How to foster investor confidence in new SPACs
  • 'Benefit of hindsight': what lessons have been learned around consummating a successful business combination?
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Thursday June 16, 2022

International Intrigue: Understanding the Overseas SPAC Market

  • Hot spots: Amsterdam, London (France, Sweden and Germany tied for distant 3rd place)
  • Asia emerges as growing SPAC market with Singapore and Hong Kong leading
  • Desire to list on American Exchanges gives US SPACs an edge in many sectors
  • Deal structures, taxes and other cross-border SPAC issues
  • US anti-inversion rules and international M&A
9:10 AM - 9:30 AM

Thursday June 24, 2021

De-SPACing of VC-backed Tech & Other High-growth Companies

  • Unique opportunities and challenges in taking tech companies public
  • Why VC firms are expected to drive SPAC growth in 2021
  • The difference between private equity vs. venture capital-backed SPACs
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