Kroll board member Olivier Sarkozy provides an outlook on the SPACs

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.

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) Market Report – Fall 2020

Through September 30, 2020:

  • Since January 1, 2017, 90 de-SPAC transactions have been completed, totaling over $90 billion of transaction enterprise value. An additional 44 de- SPAC transactions are currently pending.
  • There are 150 SPACs actively seeking acquisition targets, representing over $48 billion of IPO proceeds, or approximately 65% of all SPAC IPO proceeds since the beginning of 2017.
  • An additional 55 SPACs are preparing for IPOs, demonstrating the continued growth of the SPAC market.

Read the full report for more details on SPAC market activity and de-SPAC transaction highlights.

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