BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP (MBP) and Baker McKenzie opened registration and confirmed the panelist lineup for the co-hosted virtual "Asia SPAC Management Bootcamp”. The event is confirmed for July 15th from 9 a.m. to 1:35 p.m. Hong Kong time. Discussions will feature management of venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE)-funded private companies, special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsors, private investment in public equity (PIPE) funds, investment banks, and SPAC advisors.
“SPACs are chasing deals in Asia right now. With more than 700 unicorns worldwide, half from China, these companies generate significant attention and drive value for the sponsor,” said MBP Co-Managing Partner Drew Bernstein. “The SPAC boom is poised for continued growth within and from Asia. With SPAC deals moving fast, Asian management teams and dealmakers are preparing to navigate regulations and maximize the open window.”
The panels will be conducted in English with simultaneous translation in Chinese.
- A Guide for SPAC Sponsors: How to Launch a Successful SPAC IPO
- The Short Side: How to Avoid Becoming the Subject of an Activist Short Campaign
- Getting SPAC-ready: What You Must Do Now to Pursue a SPAC Merger
- The PIPE Market: Validating Your Investment Story with Institutional Capital
- SPACs for the Long Run: Outlook for SPACs from Southeast Asia, India, and Beyond
"SPAC dealmakers and target companies need to be aware of both the risks and opportunities in the market. There is significant upside for these types of deals, and proactively addressing risks can ensure such opportunities can be fully realized,” said Perrie Weiner, Partner-in-Charge, Los Angeles and Chair of the North America Securities Litigation Group at Baker McKenzie.
Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP (MBP) offers specialized audit and advisory services to support SPAC sponsors and SPAC targets in Asia. MBP and its parent company, Marcum LLP, have been involved in more SPAC transactions than any other audit firm. MBP is the only audit firm to have a dedicated SPAC team for Asia. MBP performs all audits for Marcum in Greater China, and MBP is a top-five auditor for Chinese companies listed in the United States.
The dedicated SPAC team has worked with SPAC sponsors, underwriters, and targets. MBP draws on wide-ranging experience with the initial public offerings and subsequent business transactions forged by such companies. MBP has designed its audit platform to deliver the technical expertise, efficiency, and urgency required by SPAC IPOs. This includes high-quality, PCAOB-compliant audits for private Asian companies that are contemplating entering a SPAC merger.
Learn more at www.marcumbp.com.
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