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.


2:35 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday June 12, 2024

Is a SPAC Renaissance Imminent? The Regulatory and Political Impact on SPAC Evolution

  • SPAC history and evolution based on regulatory and political factors
  • Future projections based on SEC regulations and post-election
  • Discussion of a potential SPAC Renaissance and its possible impact
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?
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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