SPACs in Space: A New Frontier for Investment Webinar

Advances in space technologies were largely invisible to the public equity markets until July 2019, when Virgin Galactic announced its intent to go public through a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC). Since then, seven space-related technology companies have announced SPAC transactions to take them public in 2021 (with more on the way). Does this represent a tipping point for the new space economy, or is this trend a flash in the pan?

In “SPACs in Space: A New Frontier for Investment,” thought-leading analysts, investors, and space companies will provide a unique perspective. Rather than focusing on the SPAC vehicle itself, this event will explore the trends and developments in the space technology ecosystem that have “suddenly” made space an investable ecosystem — and the longer-term implications for a range of interested stakeholders.

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DATE: Wednesday, April 7
TIME: 1:30-2:45 p.m. Eastern

Expert Insights:
Chris Quilty, Partner, Quilty Analytics
Phil Denning, Partner, ICR

Host and Moderator:
Jeff Foust, Senior Staff Writer, SpaceNews
Jason Rainbow, Senior Staff Writer, SpaceNews

Abel Avellan, Chairman and CEO, AST & Science
Brian O’Toole, CEO, BlackSky
Peter Platzer, CEO, Spire
Guillermo Söhnlein, Advisor, New Vista Acquisition Corp.
Tess Hatch, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

This webinar is free to attend but advanced registration is required.

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