Accounting and Valuation of SPACs
2021 has been deemed the year of the special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. These blank check companies aimed at bringing a private company to market face a number of unique accounting and valuation challenges, especially following an accounting clarification by the SEC in April 2021. In this video from Kaplan’s Financial Management Network,* Josh Schaeffer and Riveron Consulting’s Zac McGinnis discuss the SPAC structure and life cycle as well as key accounting and valuation challenges. Watch the video here:
* The video content and production was created by Athina Koutsoumadi, content manager and producer for the Financial Management Network (FMN) offered by Kaplan Financial Education. FMN is a subscription based program that offers four monthly CPE & CPD accredited segments on hot topics, geared towards C-suite executives of Fortune 500 companies. For more information visit https://lnkd.in/emjfaZ2.