McDermott Represents Papaya Growth Opportunity Corp. I in $250 Million Initial Public Offering


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery represented Papaya Growth Opportunity Corp. I (NASDAQ: PPYAU), a newly incorporated blank check company, in its $250 million initial public offering (IPO) of 25,000,000 units priced at $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed and traded on the Nasdaq Global Market (NASDAQ) on or about January 14, 2022, subject to customary closing conditions.

  • The transaction was announced on January 14, 2022.
  • Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is serving as the sole underwriter.
  • The McDermott team was led by Ari Edelman and included Eric Klee, Gary Karch and Brian Tratner.
  • Read Papaya Growth Opportunity Corp. I’s press release here.


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