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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
 
eBook: The CFO's Guide to Big Data
sponsored by Workday
EBOOK: Big data can be confusing. Especially when it comes to finance. But, it can also give you a huge competitive advantage. Read the eBook to get clear-cut answers on what big data really is and why it should be so important to you and your finance organization.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 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

Platform as a Service: The IBM point of view
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the role that Platform as a Service (PaaS) plays in the modern enterprise. Inside, learn what PaaS means to different corporate stakeholders, and find guidance to help you evaluate your cloud options and drive success.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Moving financials to the cloud: How to ease integration woes
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource explores the need for seamless integration when moving your financial system to the cloud, and introduces a strategy that can ease your integration woes.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Oracle Corporation

Big Data Analysis: 5 Key Questions for CIOs
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide presents five questions every CIO should consider before they tackle any large-scale data processing initiative. Inside, discover how you can equip yourself with the necessary tools to analyze large-scale data sets to gain a competitive edge in today's dynamic business environment.
Posted: 15 Nov 2012 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

CommVault Systems, Inc.

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

Billing Platform

Build the Intelligent, Integrated Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn how to keep up with the ever-changing consumer demands for new and improved products and services. Discover technologies that can help you build an agile, responsive IT infrastructure so you're able to scale to changing needs and make more strategic business decisions.
Posted: 20 Apr 2012 | Premiered: Apr 20, 2012

Red Hat

A New Model for Healthcare Transformation
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the major issues that are driving support for care transformation. More importantly, it outlines an approach for achieving value from the IT investments made by health care organizations in support of transformation initiatives.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Storage strategies for the health IT professional
sponsored by EMC Isilon
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Marc Staimer, president of Dragon Slayer Consulting, describes the basics of tiered storage architecture and demonstrates how health care organizations can set policies to automate the process of moving data to different tiers.
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

EMC Isilon

ACOs: Treat Patients More Effectively with Health Analytics
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com 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

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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