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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
 
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

eBook: Next Generation Financial Management Systems
sponsored by Workday
EBOOK: Accounting hasn't changed much over the past 500 years, but business needs sure have. Traditional accounting systems and old school practices that once worked are no longer getting the job done. Read the eBook to discover how savvy CFOs are taking advantage of new technologies to become more strategic.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

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

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

From Fear to Fortune: Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the lessons that real-world organizations have learned from their journey to the cloud, and explores how the cloud can cure common business pain points.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Leading Educational Publisher Asks IIS to Re-Engineer the IT Backbone of the Order-To-Cash System
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how a leading educational publisher architected an order-to-cash (OTC) system capable of handling the demands of high order volumes and business growth.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

Big Data Analysis: 5 Key Questions for CIOs
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide presents five questions every CIO should consider before they tackle any large-scale data processing initiative. Inside, discover how you can equip yourself with the necessary tools to analyze large-scale data sets to gain a competitive edge in today’s dynamic business environment.
Posted: 25 Jan 2013 | Published: 16 Jan 2013

CommVault Systems, Inc.

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

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

Using Creativity and Data Analytics to Drive Corporate Strategy
sponsored by Concur Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores why creativity is becoming a critical skill for finance professionals, and offers key recommendations from a leading CFO to help you successfully move forward.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Concur Technologies
 
 
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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