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Special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have existed for many years but recently surged in popularity. In Baker Tilly's session at the Workiva Amplify 2021 virtual conference, our specialists explore the differences between a SPAC and a traditional initial public offering (IPO), and discuss what risks organizations must consider before going public via a SPAC.  

After watching the on-demand recording, participants will be able to: 

  1. State the differences between a SPAC and an IPO 
  2. Discuss the risks involved in going public via a SPAC 
  3. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of a SPAC 
Mallory Thomas
Partner, CPA, MBA, CIA, CITP, CISA
Ernest Miranda
Partner, CPA
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