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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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Executives Wise Up to Cloud Financial Apps
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EBOOK: Today's executives no longer dwell on concerns of data privacy and security. Far more important is the business value and agility provided by SaaS financial systems.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

SearchFinancialApplications

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

How CPM Software Points to Future Financial Risks and Opportunities
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchFinancialApplications.com discusses why corporate performance management (CPM) software has become a financial planning necessity.
Posted: 13 Jan 2014 | Published: 13 Jan 2014

SearchFinancialApplications

Managing Enterprise Applications Workloads in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to explore the different types of cloud engagements for application environments. Learn about the benefits and limitations the cloud involves, and the pain points faced when deploying ERP and CRM in cloud environments.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

IBM

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

CFO Guide to Improve Decision-making, Reduce Risk, Enhance Performance
sponsored by TideMark
WHITE PAPER: In this CFO guidebook, learn how you can leverage mobile, cloud, social media, and big data to dramatically improve business results and drive insight-fueled transformation.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013


How SkillSoft Learning Impacts Performance of Individuals and Organizations
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: In late 2010, Skillsoft asked KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning analytics firm, to conduct an independent study to determine the value that SkillSoft training provides to individuals and organizations. Check out this white paper to explore the results of this study and key findings.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Skillsoft

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

Presentation Transcript: Key tips for a successful healthcare analytics program
sponsored by Orion Health
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript presents key tips for a successful health care analytics program. Listen now for valuable perspectives on the challenges and lessons learned regarding data analytics and how it effects EHR and health information exchange (HIE) initiatives.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012


CIO Decisions e-zine: Big data analytics, the power of personalized data
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: This edition of the CIO Decisions e-zine demonstrates how BI and data analytics are dramatically changing the way businesses interact with their data. Inside, learn how the Obama campaign used "microtargeting" techniques to read the polls and understand how they were changing and evolving during the campaign.
Posted: 08 Feb 2013 | Published: 08 Feb 2013

SearchCIO.com
 
 
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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