Our 2021 Sponsors


Ellenoff Grossman & Schole

Founded in 1992, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP is a mid-sized New York City-based law firm, offering its clients legal services in a broad range of business and litigation related matters. Over the course of the last couple of years, EG&S has been involved in nearly 50% of all SPAC IPOs, either as issuer’s or underwriter’s counsel. Over 15 years of SPAC leadership and involved in more than 370 SPAC IPOs and 100 SPAC M&A Assignments. EGS led the SPAC IPO Legal League Tables for 2020 ranking at #1 for number of deals completed. 



Loeb & Loeb

At Loeb & Loeb, we have been at the forefront of creative SPAC structures and transactions for more than 20 years, representing both issuers and underwriters in hundreds of SPAC offerings and business combinations, including some of the earliest deals on Wall Street. As pioneers in counseling on SPACs and other innovative, first-of-their kind transactions that have contributed to the market evolution, we are uniquely situated to streamline these complex and time-sensitive deals, providing the most efficient and effective counsel from the very start.


Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly registered companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services. For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com.

Ernst & Young

At EY, our purpose is Building a better working world. The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Woodruff Sawyer

As one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the US, Woodruff Sawyer protects the people and assets of more than 4,000 companies. We provide expert counsel and fierce advocacy to protect clients against their most critical risks in property & casualty, management liability, cyber liability, employee benefits, and personal wealth management. An active partner of Assurex Global and International Benefits Network, we provide expertise and customized solutions where clients need it, with headquarters in San Francisco, offices throughout the US, and global reach on six continents.

Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company

In 1964, Continental Stock Transfer & Trust was founded on a specific vision: to fully support companies with superior client responsiveness and uniquely tailored business solutions. In the decades passed, we have never wavered in pursuit of this vision. Coordinating the IPO and post-IPO activity of a SPAC is a particular area of our expertise. Continental’s unique proprietary platforms oversee SPAC trust assets and for the stages of business combination/redemptions. As the industry-leading SPAC administrator, we have handled over 400 SPAC IPOS, with a total value of over $60 billion raised. Likewise, we have overseen all as aspects of 185+ SPAC business combinations. It is for these reasons that Continental is recognized as the gold standard in the oversight and administration of SPACs.


Founded in 1974, Withum ranks among the top 25 largest public accounting and advisory firms in the country with offices throughout California, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maryland, Florida and Grand Cayman. Withum continues to be the go-to firm, ranking number one in total proceeds raised in IPOs over the last five years and auditing 300 IPOs for a total amount raised of approximately $100 billion. Withum’s Financial Services Industry Group serves other clients reflecting the diversity of the industry, including hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms, broker-dealers and regulated investment companies.


For more than 90 years, Gallagher has provided insurance, risk management and consulting services to businesses, communities and people around the globe, so you can protect what matters most. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures. Around the globe and across a full spectrum of services.


EdgarAgents is the full-service SEC filing agency and financial printer for public companies, private equity firms, and securities law firms.

Swiss Financiers

Swiss Financiers, Inc., is a FinTech that incubates and orchestrates IPOs from financing to listing. They are dealmakers between issuing companies, industry leaders and executives worldwide, fast tracking successful transactions with investment banks, institutional investors, and debt lenders. Collectively, the team came to the same conclusion that business and investment banks’ approaches were too complex and too expensive to correctly serve the majority of companies in need of support.

Swiss Financiers is particularly designed to support entrepreneur-driven companies.

Sidley Austin

Sidley is one of the nation’s preeminent law firms, with more than 2,000 lawyers across 20 offices around the world. Our corporate practice has more than 440 lawyers who focus on public and private securities offerings (including debt, IPOs and other equity, convertible, and derivative transactions) and M&A, private equity and SPAC transactions. We regularly represent SPAC sponsors in structuring SPACs; SPAC target companies and their private equity sponsors in SPAC business combination transactions; investors considering investments in SPACs; and financing sources in SPAC debt and equity financing arrangements, including PIPEs. A notable deal in 2020 was our representation of Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IV (NASDAQ: HCAC), a SPAC, in its merger with Canoo Holdings Ltd. in a transaction with an implied pro forma equity value at closing of US $2.4 billion.

Akin Gump

Akin Gump is a leading global law firm providing innovative legal services and business solutions to individuals and institutions. We are one of the world’s largest law firms, with more than 900 lawyers and professionals in 21 offices. Our firm’s clients range from individuals to corporations and foreign governments. Our goal in every engagement is to offer a level of client service that not only meets but anticipates our clients’ needs and exceeds their expectations. From reputational defense of headline-makers to down- and midstream energy investments, from precedential class action dismissals to protection of terrorism’s victims, we serve clients in over 85 practices that range from the traditional, such as litigation and corporate, to the contemporary, such as climate change and cybersecurity. Our lawyers, many of them with years of experience in the boardroom, on the bench and in the halls of government, collaborate across borders and practice areas to provide comprehensive counsel.


KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax & Advisory services. Our multi-disciplinary approach and deep, practical industry knowledge help clients meet challenges and respond to opportunities. KPMG has extensive experience as an advisor to both SPAC sponsors and target companies across all industry verticals.


NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a Fortune 500 company and provider of marketplace infrastructure, data services and technology solutions to a broad range of customers including financial institutions, corporations and government entities, as well as a leading technology provider for the U.S. residential mortgage industry. NYSE Group’s equity exchanges — the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE American, NYSE Arca, NYSE Chicago and NYSE National — trade more U.S. equity volume than any other exchange group. The NYSE is the premier global venue for capital raising. NYSE Arca Options and NYSE Amex Options are leading equity options exchanges. To learn more, visit www.nyse.com.


Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) does not provide services to clients. In the United States, Deloitte refers to one or more of the US member firms of DTTL, their related entities that operate using the “Deloitte” name in the United States and their respective affiliates. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more about our global network of member firms.



GigCapital, Inc. (NYSE: GIG) is a blank check, emerging-growth company (known also as a Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation or “SPAC”), based in Palo Alto, California. The company was formed in October 2017 for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, (“Initial Business Combination”) as soon as the appropriate opportunity is identified.

Morrow Sodali

Morrow Sodali is the leading global consulting firm specializing in proxy solicitation and stock surveillance for SPACs, shareholder services, activism and contested situations, and corporate governance. The firm provides corporate clients and shareholders with strategic advice and services relating to a broad range of activities, including: SPAC mergers and acquisitions, M&A, contested director campaigns, shareholder activist initiatives, shareholder meetings and multinational cross-border equity and debt transactions.

Morrow Sodali provides comprehensive SPAC services to help companies successfully complete a SPAC business combination/merger and post-SPAC services to navigate the landscape as a newly public company. Our full-service SPAC Advisory team helps clients prepare for and execute the SPAC business combination through Shareholder Identification and Proxy Solicitation services. We help clients navigate the complex regulatory requirements necessary to bring a deal to completion and best position themselves for ongoing shareholder support post-merger. Morrow Sodali has advised over 500 SPACS combination and extension meeting since 2005.

Winston & Strawn

Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with 950+ attorneys across 15 offices around the world. Furthermore, the firm has significant resources devoted to clients and matters in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. The exceptional depth and geographic reach of our resources enable Winston & Strawn to manage virtually every type of business-related legal issue. Additionally, we are a leader in special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) transactions. We regularly represent SPAC sponsors and underwriters in structuring SPACs and completing their IPOs; SPACs and target companies in SPAC business combinations; and investors in investing in SPACs. Our attorneys have a deep understanding of not only the legal issues impacting SPACs, but also the business, marketing, and industry issues that affect the success of SPACs.


Albeck is a consulting firm which was has been providing financial reporting for public and private companies for 34 years. We began working with SPACs three years ago when SPACSs became the most popular way to IPO in two decades. Albeck has a team of 23 full-time CPAs and accountants based in the US and in China, dedicated to SPACs and SEC reporting. We work with your SPAC from inception through the de-SPAC process, and prepare target companies who plan to merge with a SPAC to be ready for a PCAOB audit. Over the last year we have done the accounting and reporting for 100+ SPACs, and assisted many private companies with the accounting and financial statements.

White & Case

Founded in 1901, White & Case comprises more than 2,500 lawyers in 44 offices and 30 countries around the world that serve clients’ domestic and cross border legal service needs. A leader in corporate and banking law from the beginning, we provide our clients with sound legal counsel no matter where they do business. We work with the top global, groundbreaking and elite companies and financial institutions that rely on White & Case’s lawyers for the most complex, cross-border legal counsel and depend on our seamless coordination with our fellow lawyers on six continents. Clients benefit from our deep experience in key practice areas and our lawyers who act as true extensions of their in-house legal teams. The depth of local, US and English-qualified lawyers in our offices enables us to undertake all of our matters and tackle complex issues with confidence, whether in one market or across many. It is a differentiating factor in our successes.


EarlyBirdCapital is a boutique investment bank, as well as the pioneer and leader in the Special Purpose Acquisition Company (“SPAC™”) investment vehicle. EarlyBirdCapital’s Investment Banking expertise lies in Equity Offerings (private placements and public offerings), M&A Advisory Services, Debt Placements, Fairness Opinions and Valuations, and Recapitalizations.

SPACs enable seasoned executives to raise capital through an IPO in order to seek an attractive operating business and deploy the capital through a business combination.


The Nuvo Group

The Nuvo Group provides financial printing, digital publishing and EDGAR SEC electronic filing services to some of the world’s most respected financial institutions. The company possess the tools, team and advanced technologies to ensure an exceptional customer experience —ease of process, rapid execution, regulatory compliance and uncompromising accuracy in ways that makes our clients’ jobs easier and their printing and filing faster.

Gateway Investor Relations

Gateway (formerly Liolios) is a leading strategic financial communications and capital markets advisory firm. For more than 20 years, the firm has delivered superior performance in strategic consulting, corporate messaging and positioning, investor awareness, and analyst and financial press coverage. Gateway executives have extensive experience in capital markets and financial communications, and represent clients in a wide range of industries, including technology, consumer, industrials, financial services, and business services. To learn more, please visit gatewayir.com.

RRBB Accountants + Advisors

RRBB Accountants and Advisors is a full-service accounting, advisory and consulting firm located in central New Jersey. We put our client relationships first by providing responsive, quality service at reasonable rates. We have been in public accounting, delivering high quality accounting and advisory services for over 50 years and have experts with vast experience in many disciplines.

SPAC Alpha IR+

SPAC Alpha IR+ Combines SPAC Alpha’s Robust SPAC Transaction Data & Research Platform with MZ’s Comprehensive Suite of Investor Relations Services.  SPAC Alpha and SPAC Research – a group company – is the premier resource for information on US-listed SPACs, offering historical data and industry analysis to inform a variety of constituents seeking intelligence. SPAC Alpha leverages insights from the extensive analysis of SPAC transactions to provide advice on transaction strategy and the de-SPAC process. MZ’s strategic partnership with SPAC Alpha is designed to reinvent investor relations for SPACs.

Toppan Merrill

Toppan Merrill, a leader in financial printing and communication solutions, is part of the Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., the world’s leading printing group, headquartered in Tokyo with approximately US$14 billion in annual sales. Toppan Merrill has been a pioneer and trusted partner to the financial, legal and corporate communities for five decades, providing secure, innovative solutions to complex content and communications requirements.

SPAC Research

SPAC Research is an independent data service focused on US-listed SPACs. Featuring a full data set and timeline of events for each SPAC, up-to-date implied yield-to-maturity calculations and sortable statistics on the investable SPAC universe, spacresearch.com is the preferred way to keep current on the SPAC market and research individual SPACs.

Vinson & Elkins

Vinson & Elkins has expansive experience forming and representing Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) in their initial public offerings and representing both SPACs and target companies in their business combinations and related financings. From the legal issues impacting SPACs to the business and industry issues that affect the advancement of SPACs, our team possesses comprehensive knowledge regarding SPAC structures, initial public offerings and business combinations, and can widely assist parties considering the formation of a SPAC or a SPAC business combination.


Ogier has particular experience in the field of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, with the firm’s BVI office being recognised as a market leading advisory practice for BVI incorporated SPACs. Ogier in the BVI has acted on almost all BVI incorporated, Nasdaq listed, SPACs since the start of the recent resurgence of US SPAC activity in 2015. During that period alone, Ogier’s BVI team has advised on SPAC IPOs which have raised over US$ 700,000,000 in total, and subsequent business combinations with a combined value in excess of US$ 1,500,000,0000.

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins delivers innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges around the world. From a global platform, Latham lawyers advise leading multinationals, boundary-pushing start-ups, and the investors and financial institutions that fuel them. The firm helps clients navigate market-shaping transactions, high-stakes litigation and trials, and sophisticated regulatory matters. Latham is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono services, steadfastly supports initiatives designed to advance diversity within the firm and the legal profession, and is committed to exploring and promoting environmental sustainability.


Riveron is a business advisory firm specializing in accounting, finance, and operations. We partner with our clients to successfully prepare for and execute change across the entire transaction and business lifecycle. Our unique combination of consulting, public accounting and corporate experience allows us to offer an unprecedented level of understanding and results.


AST is a leading provider of ownership data management and analytics to public and private companies and mutual funds. Our comprehensive product set includes transfer agency, employee stock plan administration, and proxy solicitation and advisory services.With a lion’s share of the IPO market, AST offers comprehensive support and expertise with a dedicated, in-house IPO transition team that handles all planning, timelines and documentation. Our specialties include SPACs, direct listings, and Regulation A exemptions. Before you go public, get your cap tables in order with AST’s Astrella® platform, an AI-enabled, private blockchain-powered software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based solution for privately-held companies.

Chord Advisors

Chord Advisors, LLC is owned and managed by former “Big 4 National Office Alumni” and former “FASB Staff”.

Since 2013 we have assisted with the financial reporting, accounting advisory and IPO readiness for over 50 SPACs and have a dedicated SPAC team that handles the SPAC reporting on a cost-effective basis.

Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is a leading global market maker across a broad array of fixed income and equity products. Our unique set of capabilities and tools are designed to drive down the cost of transactions, helping to meet the liquidity needs of asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, government agencies, and public pension programs. We strive to provide the most efficient execution and the highest caliber of services, making markets more fair and accessible for all.

Calabrese Consulting

Calabrese Consulting is an international SPAC advisory firm. With deep expertise on both the stakeholder and auditor side, we are able to move with speed and accuracy to deliver an exceptional experience from IPO to merger completion. With many successful SPAC acquisitions under our belt and over 100 SPACs we are currently serving, our clients know they can depend on us when time and precision are essential. We relieve the burden of accounting and financial reporting; and provide the personalized style you deserve.

Reed Smith

Reed Smith is a dynamic international law firm dedicated to helping clients move their businesses forward. With 3,000 people across 30 offices, including more than 1,700 lawyers, our long-standing relationships and collaborative structure make us the go-to partner for the speedy resolution of complex disputes, transactions, and regulatory matters.

The members of our SPAC team have advised clients on over 70 SPAC IPOs and de-SPAC transactions since 2014. Members of our SPAC team have worked with over a dozen investment banks in SPAC IPOs and SPAC business combinations. In 2021, Reed Smith has emerged as one of the leading law firms for SPAC transactions.

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN)

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe.



Katten is a full-service law firm with nearly 700 attorneys in locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai. Clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services turn to Katten for counsel locally, nationally and internationally. Katten represents public and private companies in numerous industries, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals. For more information, visit katten.com.

The Vogel Group

The Vogel Group is a top-rated bipartisan federal and state government affairs team that leverages decades of political experience and business consulting expertise to develop and execute strategies that deliver client results.

Computershare | Georgeson

As a leading global provider of financial administration solutions, Computershare | Georgeson is uniquely positioned to provide SPAC services and dedicated resources for each stage of a SPAC’s lifecycle. Our comprehensive delivery model offers SPAC issuers a centralized approach, improving the ease of doing business, no matter what stage you are in – from SPAC Initial Public Offering (IPO), to De-SPAC business combination and beyond. 


I-Bankers Securities

I-Bankers Securities was launched in 1996 with a clear vision to address an opportunity in international small cap equity markets. We saw a lack of international reach for US small cap issues even though strong small cap demand crosses oceans and borders. We were confident that we could add value by bringing these issues to institutional investors on multiple continents.


EQ provides transfer agent, equity compensation and proxy solicitation services that help companies reduce risk, realize efficiencies and improve shareholder experiences. We’ve been helping the world’s leading brands raise capital, incent employees and service shareholders while staying compliant since 1929.

We are part of Equiniti Group, listed on the London Stock Exchange, delivering payments, administration and technology services to organizations globally.

Arnold & Porter

With nearly 1,000 lawyers practicing in 14 offices around the globe, Arnold & Porter serves clients across 40 distinct practice areas. The firm offers 100 years of renowned regulatory expertise, sophisticated litigation and transactional practices, and leading multidisciplinary offerings in the areas of healthcare, life sciences, financial services and government contracts.

Why You Should Sponsor

The SPAC Conference is a once-a-year opportunity to highlight your expertise and promote your
firm’s reputation. This event includes a multifaceted marketing plan that delivers exceptional value. You benefit not just from delivering your message during the event, but you also gain valuable exposure from our pre- and post-event marketing.

Business Development

Receive positive exposure before and after the conference from news organizations covering SPACs, as well as web searches from potential clients looking for trustworthy firms.

Exhibit Opportunities

Sponsorships include exhibit tables at the event. This is the perfect venue for you to display materials while meeting with colleagues and potential clients during breaks and networking sessions.

Thought Leadership

At all times, our focus is on providing attendees with high quality content delivered by experts in the field. The SPAC Conference is a prime opportunity to highlight your expertise.

The SPAC Conference is a Success Because of our Collaboration with Sponsors

DealFlow Events is known throughout the many worlds of finance. We’ve staged over 200 successful events covering the breadth and depth of financial markets. And we couldn’t do it without the support of our corporate sponsors.

As they say, timing is everything. The SPAC Conference offers an effective approach to targeting clients when they’re deciding which service provider to engage, accountants to retain, or which law firm should represent them.

Conference sponsorship includes unmatched exposure during a lengthy promotional campaign and the event itself. Benefits include lead generation along with pre-conference publicity, logo and literature placement, exhibit space, online ad placement, and complimentary registration.

If you’re interested in learning about sponsorship opportunities for The SPAC Conference 2021,
contact Charlie Napolitano at charlie@dealflow.com or call (516) 876-8006.