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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
 
Business Transformation is needed for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: In this on-demand video, learn how you can embrace a new style of IT by transforming your business and its processes with the right technology partner.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Nov 18, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Beyond Work-Life Balance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an uncommon look at how – thanks to mobile and cloud technologies – the world of work is changing and why. Specifically, it focuses on ways IT leaders can be proactive about building a work environment that's ready for the future.
Posted: 12 Nov 2012 | Published: 12 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Financials - Killing your Business
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Today's CFOs are strapped with old systems that are inflexible and holding back their business. It's no surprise that innovative CFOs are finding freedom with cloud-based financial management applications. See the infographic to learn how CFOs are transforming their organizations in the cloud.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Workday

The Future of Finance is Now
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

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 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

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

Global Payroll Strategy: Look to the Cloud for a Solution
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: A cohesive approach to global payroll is a huge challenge for today's global companies. Enterprises are looking to the cloud to create a solution that will address all the inefficiencies of outdated payroll processes.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

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

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
 
 
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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