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DEFINITION: A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a corporation formed by private individuals to facilitate investment through an initial public offering (IPO). The proceeds are used to buy one or more existing companies.When money is raised by an IPO for a SPAC, the funds are placed into a trust until the purchase is made or a predetermined period of time elapses. If the transaction and associated legal  … 
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The Cloud for Finance is Here
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: In 2013, global IT business research firm Saugatuck Technology surveyed more than 270 finance and IT executives in North America. They were asked about their experience, expectations, and attitudes toward their existing finance management systems. Watch our video infographic to see the results.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Dec 18, 2013

Workday

The Future of Finance Is Now: Part Three
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: In this 5-part video series, Mark Nittler, vice president of enterprise strategy at Workday, explains how legacy finance systems can't keep up with the needs of today's enterprise. You'll learn how the next generation of financial management focuses on speed, agility, cost, and insights—all delivered in the cloud.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2014

Workday

Emerging Expectations of CIO's
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WEBCAST: Consult this on-demand webcast today to learn about the role and expectations of the modern CIO, and find out what skills and competencies are required to be successful in the position.
Posted: 03 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Mar 27, 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Business Information University Classroom: Taking Advantage of Advanced Analytics
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this comprehensive Advanced Analytics Classroom, celebrated BI consultant Thomas Rathburn shares the secrets of implementing a successful predictive analytics and data mining program. Learn some best practices, get insight into key trends and developments, discover potential challenges, and more.
Posted: 14 Feb 2013 | Premiered: 12 Feb 2013

SearchBusinessAnalytics

Business Transformation is needed for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: In this on-demand video, learn how you can embrace a new style of IT by transforming your business and its processes with the right technology partner.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Nov 18, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Road to Hybrid Cloud at Epic Games
sponsored by Vistara
WEBCAST: Epic Games, a game developer, needed assistance in managing a highly dynamic infrastructure that supports operations of live content and products. So, it deployed a scalable and highly available cloud services infrastructure. Access this webinar to hear Vistara CTO, Varma Kunaparaju and Epic Games CIO, Chris Gerhardt discuss the cloud.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Premieres: Apr 2, 2015

Vistara

Serena Service Management: Free Trial
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Serena Service Manager is an processed-based ITSM solution that keeps people and processes perfectly in sync. View now to try Pink Elephant's ITIL innovation of the year.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Premiered: 05 Apr 2012

SERENA Software, Inc.

Del Monte Foods' Cloud Imperative
sponsored by Kenandy
WEBCAST: This video case study explores Del Monte Foods' cloud strategy – including why the food production company decided to move to the cloud and how it alleviated its cloud concerns.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Dec 10, 2013

Kenandy

Webcast: Financial Management Best Practices
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: In this fascinating webcast, you will learn about expert financial management solutions that allow you to find exactly what you need in only a few clicks. View now to discover how you can gain real-time financial insights, help with payroll, and much more!
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 30, 2013

Workday

Intelligent, Integrated Enterprise: The Mortgage Business
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: This video provides a brief overview of how service-oriented architectures (SOAs) can help the mortgage industry stay on track and provide good service to its customers.
Posted: 08 Nov 2011 | Premiered: 08 Nov 2011

Red Hat
 
 
IPO DEFINITION (continued): …  formalities are not completed by the deadline, the money is returned to the investors with allowances for bank and broker fees. By law, the SPAC management personnel are not allowed to collect salaries during this time.In recent years, with increased regulation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following high-profile abuse cases, SPACs have begun to proliferate in various industries. The SPAC approach sometimes makes it possible for companies to go public when they cannot afford to do so by traditional means. The SPAC alternative can also be attractive when credit is tight. Unique … 
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