Kristi Marvin




Kristi Marvin is the Founder and writer of, a website devoted to providing real-time analysis and data focused exclusively on the Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) asset class for investors, SPAC teams, bankers, lawyers and other industry “insiders”. She is a former investment banker having been involved in excess of $2 billion in SPAC offerings from a book-runner position and nearly $4 billion in total as lead or co-manager.


4:40 PM - 5:25 PM

Wednesday June 28, 2023

SPAC IPOs: Structuring Deals in the New Market

  • Why smaller floats are becoming the norm (and that’s not a bad thing)
  • Incentivizing investors with warrants, rights, or both, in an offering
  • How to foster long-term investor confidence in sponsors
  • Why a convincing acquisition thesis is essential
  • How some investors leverage structure to maximize returns regardless of a deal
  • IPO investors vs. PIPE investors: A public relations balancing act
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Thursday June 16, 2022

M&A Advice Wanted

  • Differing perspectives: Buy side vs. sell side
  • Keys to effective negotiation
  • Understanding the deal structure
  • Assessing the target’s true financial condition and prospects
11:55 AM - 12:35 PM

Thursday February 6, 2020

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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