December 14, 2020 Webinar
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
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In recent months, there have been a number of mortgage originators and servicers that have joined the ranks of SEC reporting companies. Some have gone public relying on a traditional IPO. While others have taken a different, and increasingly popular, alternative path

In the International Financial Law Review’s latest publication, A Deep Dive Into Capital Raising Alternatives, Mayer Brown provides context on the changes in market structure and market dynamics that led to the enactment of the JOBS Act. Specifically, the trend for many private companies to remain private longer, defer or dispense with traditional

This chart is intended to compare and contrast in summary form some of the considerations for a private company considering merging into an existing public operating company in a reverse merger or entering into a business combination with a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”). In particular, reverse mergers into operating companies with failed clinical programs

Private investment in public equity (“PIPE”) transactions completed in 2020* have raised over $53.0 billion, in aggregate, in 1055 transactions.  This is the largest sum of capital raised in PIPE transactions since 2008.  While industrials companies (chemicals, metals, mining and paper-focused companies) lead the market by number of PIPEs completed, the 323 deals in this

November 5, 2020 Webinar
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
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To mitigate the risks associated with redemptions, as well as to provide additional capital for the continuing public company, most de-SPAC transactions are now accompanied by a PIPE transaction.  Marketing the PIPE transaction to potential investors alongside the de-SPACing also may be

November 2, 2020 Webinar
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. EDT
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SPACs continue to grow in popularity and significance in the US. Despite COVID-19, US capital markets remain active for SPAC IPOs. Many emerging companies are receiving indications of interest from SPACs seeking acquisition candidates. Our session focuses on helping management teams and boards

More and more SPACs are choosing to undertake PIPE transactions in connection with their initial business combinations.  The capital raised in the PIPE transaction, which closes concurrent with the closing of the initial business combination, helps to mitigate the risks associated with potential SPAC stockholder redemptions.  In addition, as SPACs undertake larger initial business combinations,