Going public via SPACs: structural characteristics, implications and impact on the space economy

Gavrilas, Alex (A.A. 2021/2022) Going public via SPACs: structural characteristics, implications and impact on the space economy. Tesi di Laurea in Corporate finance, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Emanuele Tarantino, pp. 57. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Different alternatives to go public. IPOs. Dutch auction IPOs. Direct listing. Reverse merger. Historical background. Emergence of SPACs in the USA. Emergence of SPACs in Europe. Emergence of SPACs in Asia. Structural characteristics of SPACs. What is a SPAC? Typical SPAC lifecycle. The sponsor(s). SPAC warrants. Accounting and reporting considerations. Advantages and risks of SPACs. Advantages of a SPAC. Risks of a SPAC. Special purpose acquisition companies as an alternative to IPOs. Poor market performance and the necessity of changes. Literature on SPAC performances over time. Why the SPAC enthusiasm is going down. Eventual solutions. Role of SPACs in the space industry. Why a SPAC? Risks of going public via SPAC for space companies. Key players in the SPAC(E) sector. Rocket lab case study. What is Rocket lab? RocketLab’s quotation via SPAC. Stock performance and future projections.


Bibliografia: pp. 53-57.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Economics and Business, English language (L-33)
Chair: Corporate finance
Thesis Supervisor: Tarantino, Emanuele
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Summer
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2022 10:41
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2022 10:41
URI: https://tesi.luiss.it/id/eprint/33474


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