Mark Schwartz

Executive Director


Ernst & Young

Mark leads EY Capital Advisory’s “EYCA” capital markets advisory team preparing companies to enter the public markets through IPOs, SPAC mergers and direct listings. Prior to joining EYCA, Mark served in senior Equity Capital Markets “ECM” positions on Wall Street for about 15 years. Most recently he was Deutsche Bank's Head of Equity Financing Solutions, and prior to that he was a senior ECM execution banker at Barclays and its predecessor, Lehman Brothers. Before his investment banking years, Mark was a corporate and securities lawyer in Davis Polk's capital markets group, and a staff attorney in the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance.


12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Wednesday June 15, 2022

How to Close a SPAC Deal in Today’s Market Environment

  • Discussion of the current market nuisances from a deal and accounting perspective
  • Typical SPAC “sponsor promote” structures
  • Evaluating SPAC compensation relative to management’s experience
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