Kristin Zimmerman

Managing Director


Morgan Stanley

Kristin Zimmerman-Sorio is a Managing Director with Morgan Stanley’s Mergers & Acquisitions division based in New York and leads the firm’s SPAC M&A practice. In her capacity as an M&A practitioner, Kristin has predominantly focused across the Industrial, Chemical and Consumer/Retail sectors. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2007, Kristin worked for Cherokee Investment Partners, a private equity fund based in Raleigh, NC and London, U.K. Kristin received a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University (awarded class Valedictorian) and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance and Accounting. She is also a senior board member of Read Ahead, a non-profit organization geared towards providing mentorship opportunities for underprivileged children in New York City elementary schools.


2:00 PM - 2:35 PM

Wednesday June 23, 2021

The Role of Modern-Day SPAC Sponsors

  • The secret sauce of a successful SPAC sponsor
  • An insider’s view from formation to de-SPAC
  • Tips on critical interactions with other key players in the transaction
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