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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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Preparing to Go Public: An€“ IPO Readiness Best Practice Guide
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WHITE PAPER: Preparing for an IPO must be well thought out and skillfully managed. While the preparation process for an IPO is lengthy and complex, touching nearly all aspects of your business, you can access this white paper now for 4 modern finance best practices for IPO readiness to help you in your journey
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

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Financial Management Systems Broken, But CFOs Still Not Sold On SAAS
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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


Free SAP Fiori excitement tempered by questions about true cost
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EGUIDE: Access this eGuide now to discover the true costs behind free SAP Fiori. Click through now to learn more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

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PHS Group Polishes Its Service Capabilities with Mobility Solutions
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EBOOK: In e-commerce, many organizations are investing in order management technology to streamline and consolidate their ERP systems.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013


Business Transformation is needed for the New Style of IT
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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

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Case Study: A platform approach to solving billing problems in the sky.
sponsored by Billing Platform
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how LiveTV Satellite Communications, LLC implemented a fully automated billing solution robust enough to handle their complex billing and Inventory Management use cases.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

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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

ACOs: Treat Patients More Effectively with Health Analytics
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EGUIDE: This e-guide from highlights the importance of data analytics in the success of today's ACOs. Read now to learn the difference between collaborative and captive ACOs and discover how predictive analytics can provide the information necessary to dramatically improve patient care.
Posted: 29 Mar 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013


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

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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