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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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eBook: Next Generation Financial Management Systems
sponsored by Workday
EBOOK: Accounting hasn't changed much over the past 500 years, but business needs sure have. Traditional accounting systems and old school practices that once worked are no longer getting the job done. Read the eBook to discover how savvy CFOs are taking advantage of new technologies to become more strategic.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

The Future of Finance Is Now: How Cloud Computing is Changing Enterprise Applications
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

Customer profile: eHarmony. Online matches enabled by strong data management
sponsored by Dell Software
CASE STUDY: Explore this valuable case study to get a breakdown of the benefits and solutions eharmony implemented for exceptional data replication results.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Dell Software

Financial Management Systems Broken, But CFOs Still Not Sold On SAAS
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the value of software as a service (SaaS) financial management software, examines adoption trends, and offers advice regarding when and how to consider system replacement. Read on to learn more now.
Posted: 13 Jan 2014 | Published: 13 Jan 2014

SearchFinancialApplications

Three Ingredients for Improving Efficiency through the Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a methodology for effectively combining people, processes, and technology for successful cloud implementation, and refers to real-life examples of organizations following these steps to build highly efficient and effective infrastructures.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Red Hat

Ditch Your Legacy Financial Software to Increase Speed, Agility, Cost, and Insights
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Explore the most common issues with legacy financial software in this exclusive white paper. Read on to get in-depth insights into the 4 major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems. Access now to see how you can use this information to identify problems with your legacy software and optimize your financial operations.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

Modern Application Integration on Legacy Systems
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an approach to application integration that merges legacy systems with modern IT needs.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Open Legacy

Global Payroll Strategy: Look to the Cloud for a Solution
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: A cohesive approach to global payroll is a huge challenge for today's global companies. Enterprises are looking to the cloud to create a solution that will address all the inefficiencies of outdated payroll processes.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Workday

IBM Analytic Answers for Prioritized Collections
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of cloud-based analytics tools that can help deliver key business insights – allowing you to optimize collections, drive down company debt, and more – without the need for major business changes.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

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
 
 
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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