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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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IPOReports
 
Flexible Workplace: Steps for Enhancing Productivity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights best practices for achieving success with a flexible workplace. Inside, learn how forward thinking organizations are already spurring innovation while reducing costs.
Posted: 01 Nov 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2012

IBM

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

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

Realizing More Savings with Oracle Procurement Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Far too many organizations today lack insight and analytics about their procurement processes. This resource explores where existing approaches to procurement fall short, and describes how cloud-based procurement can deliver smarter spend management.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Preparing for the Capital Requirements Directive
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Just how prepared were the financial markets across Europe for CRD IV and XBRL?
Posted: 17 Apr 2013 | Published: 17 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Cloud Computing - A Silver Bullet for Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of finance leaders. Read the whitepaper to discover the benefits of moving finance operations to the cloud.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Workday

CFO as Catalyst for Change
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read the CFO Research Report from Longitude Research commissioned by Oracle and Accenture to see how 930 CFOs from around the world are managing change and driving growth in a disruptive and unpredictable business environment.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Expanding Active Decision-Making: The Power of Integrating Business Rules and Events
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how using JBoss Enterprise BRMS, business analysts, developers, and integrators can create and manage rules and events in a single product using a shared set of authoring tools.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Red Hat and JBoss

Handbook: Architecting an Agile Enterprise
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an in-depth look at the relationship between Agile business practices and mobile computing. Inside, learn more about the balancing act many modern businesses face when trying to provide a quick turnaround for mobile applications on a limited budget.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Published: 22 Jan 2013

SearchCIO.com

Recognize your Apps Personalities
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
VIDEO: This brief video explains how the right applications transformation strategy can lead your enterprise to a new level of success by enabling you to categorize and profile apps based on business impact, simplify apps management, and more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 09 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
 
 
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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