Season 1, Episode 19: Shannon Devine, Managing Director at MZ North America
Going Public via SPAC
Our guest on today’s episode of the IR Update is Shannon Devine, managing director of MZ North America. Shannon shares some great tips about going public via SPAC, along with the current challenges and opportunities of the SPAC market today.
Shannon reviews why we see so many liquidations and breakups nowadays and cites some examples of companies that have successfully completed the de-SPAC process and the most significant overhang on companies that have completed the de-SPAC within the last 6-8 months.
Shannon explains the uptick in popularity of SPACs as a vehicle for private companies to come to the public markets and the cause for the negative sentiment in the market surrounding SPACs.
She ends the episode with great advice to companies looking to go public via SPAC and What IR strategies can be implemented for a de-SPAC to be successful.