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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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Changing the Game for Data Delivery: Managing APIs as Products
sponsored by Mashery
CASE STUDY: SportsData, LLC, a data services company, wanted to transition the business from paperbound directories to digital with APIs, while quickly and easily onboarding partners. Access this white paper to find out how SportsData used APIs to boost its business and exposure.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Mashery

Extending Planning & Forecasting with Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of analytics in today's accounting systems, and ventures to find ways to enhance and strengthen this foundation. Learn how automation can help support accounting systems.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 07 May 2013

IBM

How to consolidate & simplify order management systems
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
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

SearchFinancialApplications

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

The Future of Finance Is Now: Part Three
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

Case Study: Customer and Channel Insight Shapes Business Decisions
sponsored by Aria
CASE STUDY: This brief case study reveals how the right billing system enabled communications provider IMN to meet the needs of sales growth by supporting enterprise-wide billing and customer management.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Aria

Using Case Management to Empower Employees and transform Customer Service
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how empowering your employees can lead to significantly improved customer service. Learn how dynamic case management applications can assist in delivering employee empowerment and transform the customer experience.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

Kofax, Inc.

Five Challenges for Managers of Mid-Sized Manufacturing Companies
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down five challenges that today's midsized manufacturers face, and lays out possible actions you can take to resolve these difficulties and find success.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SYSPRO

Capturing Revenue In an Evolving, Global, Technological Environment
sponsored by Billing Platform
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how globalization is increasing the demands of your billing system, and introduces a cloud-based platform that gives you the power to affordably fuel billing success.
Posted: 30 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

Billing Platform

OMERS boosts efficiency and tightens financial controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this fascinating case study to learn how implementing expert solutions for financial reporting, planning, and forecasting greatly helped OMERS improve processes and overall efficiency.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM
 
 
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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