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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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Breaking the barriers to financial planning with exploratory analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is about to experience explosive growth due largely to cloud computing as well as exploratory and predictive analytics. Explore this comprehensive guide to learn about the booming growth that's about to happen in FP&A and prepare to take advantage of it.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

IBM

How to consolidate & simplify order management systems
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EBOOK: In e-commerce, many organizations are investing in order management technology to streamline and consolidate their ERP systems.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

SearchFinancialApplications

Future-Proof Your Business: Five Survival Tactics
sponsored by Sage Software - Live
EBOOK: Does your company live up to everyone's in-the-moment expectations? In this e-book, you'll learn five survival tactics for future-proofing your business. Download now for guidance on eliminating silos in today's always-on enterprises.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2016

Sage Software - Live

How to Transform Your Business - A Strategic Roadmap for Delivering Value
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to integrate your operations into a new structure acquired through mergers and acquisitions; align your IT operations into a single platform; enhance customer service; increase the productivity of your global workforce; and bolster supply chain efficiency.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Advancing Healthcare through the Application of Predictive Knowledge Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the health care industry can proactively support patient-focused care through the use of technology services that enable predictive analysis.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Embedded Analytics for Financial Management in Workday 19
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This brief article reveals how the latest update to Workday's financial management system puts embedded analytics in the palm of your hands.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 09 May 2013

Workday

Integration case study: Reduce time and cost of payment services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Scotiabank needed the right solution to help its corporate customers manage the complexity of their payment processes. In this case study, learn how, like Scotiabank, you can successfully reduce the time and cost of providing enhanced payment services with the right integrated payments service.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Are You Ready For a New Era in B2B Collaboration?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines what companies can do to modernize their approach to business-to-business collaboration in response to trends like globalization, consumerization, and mobility.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

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

Investigating Cloud and Mobile Options for Procurement
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: This handbook provides an expert roadmap for approaching cloud and mobile procurement, outlining common threats and challenges, tips for achieving e-procurement software ROI, and more.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchManufacturingERP
 
 
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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