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08 April 2021

SPACs: Is Europe really the next big market?

Webinar, Wednesday 21 April, 10:00 - 11:00 BST | 11:00 - 12:00 CET

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Following the meteoric rise of SPACs in the US, all eyes are now on Europe. Will history repeat itself or does the fact that only $1.3bn was raised across 2020 and 2021 to date, compared to over $300bn in the US, suggest a different trajectory for SPACs in Europe?

Join our panel of leading specialists from SoftBank, KPMG and Carey Olsen for a lively and insightful debate covering:

  • SPACs and the journey so far: The origins of SPACs – what are they, how do they work and who do they appeal to? What’s driven the success in the US market?
  • What now for Europe: Are we set for a SPAC boom in Europe or can we expect a more muted response? What factors will shape the destiny of SPACs in Europe?


  • Aamir Akram, Partner, SoftBank Investment Advisers
  • Julien Ganter, Partner, KPMG
  • Christopher Anderson, Partner, Carey Olsen
  • Gordon Purvis, Head of Corporate Services – Guernsey, Aztec Group
  • Hana Prochaska, Director – Business Development, Aztec Group

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Time: 10:00 – 11:00 BST | 11:00 – 12:00 CET

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