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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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The Deloitte CFO Survey
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Businesses are entering 2013 in a more optimistic mood than they entered 2012, but continue to favour defensive strategies in a low growth environment, this report from Deloitte reveals.
Posted: 06 Feb 2013 | Published: 06 Feb 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Rolling Forecasts Enable Accuracy and Agile Business Planning
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper, based on findings from a survey, identifies the necessary tools to enable rolling forecasts along with the benefits, such as increased profit margins, of utilizing this strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Prophix Software

Case Study: How John Lewis Conquered the Web
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Bill Goodwin tells the inside story of John Lewis £40m website redevelopment project, assesses the technical and business challenges faced and its impact on the business.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

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

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


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

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

IBM Analytic Answers for Prioritized Collections
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of cloud-based analytics tools that can help deliver key business insights – allowing you to optimize collections, drive down company debt, and more – without the need for major business changes.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 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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