BDO Knows SPACs: Two-Part Series

Join us for a two-part webinar series as our panel of SPAC advisors come together to share information on how decision makers can effectively navigate SPAC transitions and provide an industry update. 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Accounting is available for each session.

Session One: SPAC Hacks: Successful Transition into Public Listings
This session will dive into the latest SPAC trends and offer guidance for companies considering going public via a SPAC.

Discussion topics include:
  • Unpacking the latest SPAC activity and regulations.
  • Understanding the right boardroom skillset mix needed to execute a successful merger and function operationally as a public company.
  • Discuss market issues from a valuations and business analytics perspective, and how these issues affect quality targets.
Session Two: SPAC Spotlight: Industry and Tax Considerations for Going Public
In the second of this two-part series, we’ll go over the tax considerations for companies looking to go through a SPAC and explore why technology companies have engaged in a disproportionately high number of SPAC compared with other industries.

Discussion topics include:
  • Exploring the nuances between a SPAC and a traditional IPO, and the factors companies should consider when determining the best path forward.
  • Hear a first-hand account from a CFO whose company is in process of merging with a SPAC.
  • Discuss tax considerations for companies looking to go public via a SPAC.
  • Discuss industry-specific nuances for technology companies looking to go public via a SPAC.
Each session has multiple registration options based on date and time.
 


Session OneSPAC Hacks: Successful Transition into Public Listings

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST


Thursday, January 20, 2022
(Note: Start time to accommodate international participants in different time zones)
7:00 to 8:00 AM EST


Thursday, January 20, 2022
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST


 

Session Two: SPAC Spotlight: Industry and Tax Considerations for Going Public

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST


Thursday, February 10, 2022
(Note: Start time to accommodate international participants in different time zones)
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM EST


Thursday, February 10, 2022
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST