Will Braeutigam

US Capital Markets Transactions Leader



Will is a partner with Deloitte &Touche LLP and offers more than 16 years of experience providing advisory and audit services to clients. He leads Deloitte’s Central Region IPO and SPAC Execution Group for the Accounting, Reporting and Advisory practice. He has extensive private equity experience including auditing and/or advising portfolio companies regarding public exit strategies. He has extensive experience leading IPO engagements including reverse mergers, special purpose acquisition companies, recapitalizations, Up-C Structures, predecessor accounting, and SEC pre-clearance filings. He is a certified public accountant in Texas and has a Masters in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas.


3:20 PM - 3:55 PM

Wednesday June 28, 2023

How Accounting, Finance and Legal Experts Can Help You De-Risk Deal Executions

  • Understanding where the numbers come from – and whether they add up
  • Why PIPE agreements are often integral to a successful deal
  • Approaching deals where a private equity firm controls the target
  • Why an outside advisor is crucial to evaluating a target’s SPAC-readiness
  • Getting shareholders on board with a potential deal
  • CYA – How ironclad legal documents and advice can silence arguments down the road
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
3:55 PM - 4:25 PM

Thursday June 24, 2021

Spinning & Rolling with SPACs

  • Using SPACs as roll-up vehicles for multiple mergers
  • Prepping a division for a spin-out via SPAC
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