The special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) market has boomed over the past several years, with continued increases in IPO activity and record completions of de-SPAC transactions.
Since January 1, 2020, 89 de-SPAC transactions have been completed, totaling over $145 billion of transaction enterprise value. An additional 117 announced de-SPAC transactions are currently pending close, 96 of which have been announced in the first quarter of 2021.
There are 433 SPACs actively seeking acquisition targets, representing over $125 billion of IPO proceeds.
An additional 252 SPACs have filed for IPOs, 247 of which filed in the first quarter of 2021, demonstrating the explosive growth of the SPAC market.
*Data presented from January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021