SPACs are your new frontier — read here

  • Since 2015, The Gores Group and TPG have sponsored nine SPACs IPO in the range of USD375–650m
  • Energy-focused Riverstone Holdings completed two SPAC IPOs — USD500m in 2016 and USD1tn in 2017
  • Centerview Capital sponsored two SPAC IPOs — USD402.5m in 2016 and USD450m in 2019
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners sponsored over USD400m in 2017
  • Apollo Global Management sponsored over USD400m in 2018
  • In addition, experienced PE professionals have launched multiple SPACs; they include Chinh Chu (former co-head of The Blackstone Group), Dan Hennessy (founding partner of CHS Private Equity) and Mark Ein (formerly with the Carlyle Group and Brentwood Associates)



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