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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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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 5 Levels of Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Maturity: Climbing to the Top Floor
sponsored by Prophix Software
WEBCAST: Tune into this webcast to discover the 5 levels of CPM maturity, and learn how to get from spreadsheet chaos to the precise alignment of business strategy with CPM initiatives that drive business growth.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Premiered: Apr 15, 2014

Prophix Software

The Future of Finance Is Now: Part Five
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

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

Can the CIO dilemma be solved?
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: Many companies are benefiting from a smarter approach to infrastructure and architecture.Access this podcast aimed at IT decision makers who are using technology to transform their organizations and improve business performance. Find out how you can turn your company into a smarter organization and make your IT become more strategic.
Posted: 18 Mar 2013 | Premiered: Mar 18, 2013

IBM

Business Information University: A CIO's Guide to Launching a Big Data Analytics Strategy
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom addresses the challenges enterprises face as they attempt to centralize the BI strategy and the tools and methodologies that are addressing these challenges.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 16 Mar 2013

SearchCIO.com

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

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

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

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.
 
 
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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