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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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From Fear to Fortune: Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the lessons that real-world organizations have learned from their journey to the cloud, and explores how the cloud can cure common business pain points.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Case Study: APAC Providers make the switch to the cloud to solve enterprise-billing needs.
sponsored by Billing Platform
CASE STUDY: Thanks to Billingplatform.com's highly configurable, cloud-based system, in just a few months, Express Virtual Meetings launched a fully functioning, automated, cloud-based Billing Management system that integrates seamlessly with their CRM application; Conferencing Bridges; and Payment Gateway providers. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

Billing Platform

The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Read the research report, The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance, from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services to discover how big data is changing the way business gets done.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance is Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the findings of a survey of 270 finance and IT decision-makers regarding their financial management strategies and the value of embracing the cloud.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Workday

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

Executives Wise Up to Cloud Financial Apps
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EBOOK: In this three-part handbook, experts give advice on how to make the move to cloud-based financial applications and offer examples of the best functions to move to the cloud.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

SearchFinancialApplications

Reed & Mackay harnesses analytics to save client travel costs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this fascinating case study today to learn about how Reed & Mackay replaced its existing system with a new data warehouse and analytics solution provides both interactive and static reports for internal users, and more!
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

ERP Software Selection Criteria for Midsized Businesses
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide, you will gain practical advice and best practices for choosing an ERP system from Jim Shepherd, senior vice president of research for AMR Research.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Sage Software

Improve Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting with Advanced Analytics
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Even businesses with top-performing enterprise performance management (EPM) strategies may need to tweak their approach in today's volatile market. Access this resource to get key facts from the Aberdeen Group about EPM strategies that take advantage of predictive analytics.
Posted: 01 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

IBM

Live Chat: Data Integration and Analytics in Healthcare: Unleash the Power of Your Information
sponsored by Orion Health
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Join Micky Tripathi, President and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative as he tackles data integration and analysis in health care. Turn your data challenges into opportunities with tips and advice from one of the industry's foremost experts.
Posted: 07 Feb 2013 | Published: 07 Feb 2013

 
 
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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