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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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Rolling Forecasts Enable Accuracy and Agile Business Planning
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper, based on findings from a survey, identifies the necessary tools to enable rolling forecasts along with the benefits, such as increased profit margins, of utilizing this strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Prophix Software

Unified Storage: Lease vs. Purchase Costs and Key Findings
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain insight on the advantages of leasing rather than purchasing the new generation of storage solutions that offer advanced storage management capabilities. Also, find out how you can be more efficient in your economic environment.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Integration case study: Reduce time and cost of payment services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Scotiabank needed the right solution to help its corporate customers manage the complexity of their payment processes. In this case study, learn how, like Scotiabank, you can successfully reduce the time and cost of providing enhanced payment services with the right integrated payments service.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Five Lessons Learned from Deploying Workday Financial Management
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, count down five important lessons that higher education institution Brown University learned from deploying its financial management system, and uncover the business impact of unified data.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Workday

How to Transform Your Business - A Strategic Roadmap for Delivering Value
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to integrate your operations into a new structure acquired through mergers and acquisitions; align your IT operations into a single platform; enhance customer service; increase the productivity of your global workforce; and bolster supply chain efficiency.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Using enterprise architecture to develop a blueprint for improving your energy efficiency and reducing your carbon footprint
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper is about enterprise architecture as it pertains to finding and maximizing the business value in greener operations. Higher energy efficiency and a smaller carbon footprint are obvious areas of interest for any business, but how do you balance these goals with productivity, customer service, and all your other business concerns?
Posted: 09 Apr 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

IBM

Building a Robust Business Case for High Quality Master Data
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the key elements for building a proper, quantified business case. It presents the measures that are favored by corporate finance departments, and helps develop a strong business case for data quality and MDM projects. A number of real-life examples with quantifiable benefits are also included.
Posted: 19 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Melissa Data Corp

Compliance in the Corporate World How Fax Server Technology Minimizes Compliance Risks
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the potential compliance related benefits to adopting fax server technology.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 11 Apr 2012

OpenText

 The Social Business - Advent of a new age
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the ins and outs of social businesses, uncovering what it means, the value it brings, and what you should expect for the future.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

IBM

The Anatomy of a Recurring Revenue Model
sponsored by Aria
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent study, nearly half of all US businesses currently have, or are considering, recurring revenue-based offerings. This white paper provides key implementation and infrastructure tips to help you find success with your recurring revenue initiative.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Aria
 
 
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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