The SPAC List: 10 Dealmakers to Watch

Keep your eye on our routinely updated list of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) that are on the hunt.

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SPACs were all the rage in 2020, and they've only heated up more in 2021.

Short for "special purpose acquisition companies," these unique vehicles are often referred to as "blank check" shell companies that are set up via an initial public offering (IPO) to raise capital and then quickly acquire an existing business.


Data is as of April 12.

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Jeff Reeves
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Jeff Reeves writes about equity markets and exchange-traded funds for Kiplinger. A veteran journalist with extensive capital markets experience, Jeff has written about Wall Street and investing since 2008. His work has appeared in numerous respected finance outlets, including CNBC, the Fox Business Network, the Wall Street Journal digital network, USA Today and CNN Money.