In The Press October 08, 2021

SPAC: Understanding and Avoiding Abuses of this Method of IPO (L’Usine Digitale)

In the United States, more and more start-ups are turning to SPACs, or Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, to complete their listing in the stock exchange. Private Equity partner Thomas Dupont-Sentilles stated that the risk involved in SPACs is important for investors but the gain is disproportionate in the event of success, since one of the titles allows them to have a multiplied financial return. Meanwhile, Technology and Life Sciences partner Anne-Charlotte Rivière highlighted the skills of the founders of SPAC who know how to do listed and unlisted analysis of these companies, which is an essential point, since these companies are not scrutinized in the same way by the financial authorities as if they were doing a classic IPO. Read the L’Usine Digitale article here.