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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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Financial Management Systems Broken, But CFOs Still Not Sold On SAAS
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the value of software as a service (SaaS) financial management software, examines adoption trends, and offers advice regarding when and how to consider system replacement. Read on to learn more now.
Posted: 13 Jan 2014 | Published: 13 Jan 2014

SearchFinancialApplications

6 Must-Haves for Modern Financial Management Systems
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The financial system you are running today can likely trace its heritage back to the 80s and 90s. The needs of finance organizations have changed dramatically. If you're considering a new financial management system, read the whitepaper to learn the six must-haves it must include.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Workday

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

10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, two experienced SaaS pioneers list the 10 critical requirements that cloud applications and providers must meet in order to deliver the full benefits of modern SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2012

Workday

Infographic: Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic illustrates the necessity of integration between business and IT, as well as the fundamental disagreements that exist between the two groups.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

IBM

The Anatomy of a Recurring Revenue Model
sponsored by Aria
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent study, nearly half of all US businesses currently have, or are considering, recurring revenue-based offerings. This white paper provides key implementation and infrastructure tips to help you find success with your recurring revenue initiative.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Aria

Webcast: Financial Management Best Practices
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: In this fascinating webcast, you will learn about expert financial management solutions that allow you to find exactly what you need in only a few clicks. View now to discover how you can gain real-time financial insights, help with payroll, and much more!
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 30, 2013

Workday

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

Advances in Financial Disclosure and Risk Management
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast investigates performance management and analytics tools that can help drive success in finance and risk management. Watch now to discover product updates, best practices, and more.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Feb 5, 2013

IBM

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
 
 
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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