Shortcut to the Stock Exchange: Opportunities and Design Options for Going Public via SPAC


Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are enjoying rapidly growing popularity as more and more companies choose to go public via this vehicle. SPACs have long flourished in the United States, and now they are also going public in Germany and throughout Europe. But how can an initial public offering (IPO) via SPAC be achieved? What opportunities and design options are there for going public via SPAC?