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Goodmans and TSX Guide to Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations

February-24-2010

Area Corporate Finance and Securities

Summary

A SPAC is an investment vehicle allowing the public to invest in companies or industry sectors normally sought by private equity firms. In addition, it can provide an opportunity for individuals unable to buy into hedge or private equity funds the ability to participate in the acquisition of private operating companies traditionally targeted by those funds.

This guide has been created to provide a practical reference on SPACS as an alternative vehicle for listing on Toronto Stock Exchange.
 

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