Hosted by DealFlow Events
Hilton London Bankside | London, UK
January 19-20, 2022
The largest forum for networking and discussion of special purpose acquisition companies and alternative IPO techniques.
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The SPAC Conference is the premier event uniting the most influential participants in the market. It’s been that way since 2008, when the inaugural event was held in New York.
Now we’re bringing this singular event to London, where SPAC issuers and the finance professionals who work with them can network and learn best practices for international markets. Be prepared for the mammoth opportunities that are expected from what promises to be explosive growth in SPACs across Europe and the UK.
Just ask around. The SPAC Conference’s reputation speaks volumes about the value of attending this event. Attendees called our last conference, “The best SPAC Conference that’s ever been held.” We aim to top that in London by offering a new, private networking opportunity for companies interested in SPACs.
Each year attendees at The SPAC Conference represent a broad range of professionals. The SPAC Conference 2021 attracted over 700 attendees. Below is demographic information on The SPAC Conference in New York.
Our events are widely recognized as the signature events in their respective markets. The SPAC Conference Europe brings together the leading investment professionals with the major firms servicing the market.
Offering the largest gathering of investors, bankers and management teams in the business. You can count on the best networking to maximize your business development.
Our panelists and presenters are thought leaders in the industry.
The SPAC Conference includes 1-on-1 meetings that you can schedule through our event app, allowing you to connect with conference attendees even before the event.
Comprehensive and technical discussions of legal issues, finance trends, and deal dynamics.
The DealFlow Event App provides attendees with the ability to connect and engage with one another. You can start networking in advance, or you can wait for the conference to connect, whichever you prefer. (And yes, you’ll be able to get the list of attendees through the app as well!)
The DealFlow Event App features advanced technology which promises a seamless networking experience and access to all the information you’ll need about The SPAC Conference Europe – from following event activities to following individual attendees, it’s all included.
Now you can join the action remotely and participate in The SPAC Conference Europe live. Don’t miss out on a minute of the agenda or audience Q&A.
Next Generation Networking
You can use enhanced networking technology, the most seamless way to connect and engage with other event attendees.
With the virtual booth, you have instant remote access to participating event sponsors on January 19-20.
Share any big announcements about yourself or your company that other attendees might find helpful or interesting.
Direct & Group Attendee Messaging
You can chat 1-on-1 directly through the app with connections you’ve made or you can create groups to streamline communications.
Advanced Meeting Scheduler
Attendees have the ability to create 1-on-1 meetings with other attendees. You have the option to choose a date, time and location. You can also use the in-app video chatting feature.
Shake & Connect
“Shake & Connect” is truly a next-level networking experience. Attendees can shake their phones to discover who is around them, and simply exchange profiles with a click of a button. It’s as easy as a handshake.
SPACs: Injecting Equity into Corporate Britain
How post-Brexit economic realities are driving SPAC growth in the UK.
Challenges Facing UK Dealmakers
How to establish the fair value of target acquisitions. And how to sell shareholders on the deal.
Raising Capital for UK Blank-check Companies
UK firms traditionally have more restrictive access to venture capital funding and public markets than their American counterparts. Why that’s not going to last.
Competing with Amsterdam
The Dutch enjoy the lion’s share of SPAC IPOs in Europe, but London is still favored by investors. Learn how to position yourself to take advantage of this situation.
Why a SPAC Listing May be your Best Bet
Learn why speed and sponsorship make SPACs the best route to the public market for many companies.
Exchange Listing Rules in London and Europe
The regulations governing SPACs are changing fast. Get up to speed on the current and proposed listing rules on local markets and exchanges.
Reverse Takeovers and Trading Suspensions
Why the Financial Conduct Authority is working to modify regulations on reverse takeovers and why trading suspensions need to be addressed on SPAC deal details that are leaked to the public.
Understanding Cross-Border SPAC Activity
Why stateside competition is driving the search for international targets and understanding why EMEA/APAC sponsors are registering SPACs to go public in the US.
Understanding Britain’s Interest in SPACs
Why the London Stock Exchange is in a race with Euronext, Hong Kong and American exchanges for a greater share of blank-check business.
How to align sponsor incentives with investors’ interests and working toward minimizing shareholder issues post-merger.
UK Tech Companies and SPACs
Why the UK’s rapidly growing technology sector is driving the appetite for SPACs. After feeding on state subsidies and government grants, tech companies are reaching the right size and maturity to pursue the capital markets.
Competition Among UK Companies Fueling Demand
Learn about the hot markets where deals are likely to be done by firms needing capital to hit their next stage of growth as quickly as possible.
Dual Class vs. Free Float Share Structures
How UK regulators approach different tiers of stock and whether dual class shares impact market price.
AIM, Standard and Premium Listings
How listing classifications impact the way a SPAC may operate. Not all listings are equal on the London Exchange.
Plumbing the PIPEs
Why private investment alongside the SPAC is often a necessity and working to keep PIPE investors and other stakeholders on a level playing field.
Advising SPACs in the UK
Learn about the growing opportunities to help blank-check companies accelerate the acquisition process while Britain works to sustain its dominance in European markets.
Loeb & Loeb
Continental Stock Transfer & Trust
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole
Our sponsors are thought-leaders in the industry. Corporate sponsorship provides unmatched exposure during a lengthy promotional campaign and the conference itself. Benefits include pre-conference publicity, logo and literature placement, exhibit space, online ad placement, and complimentary registration.
To become a sponsor, contact Charlie Napolitano at (516) 876-8006 ext 20 or email@example.com.
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Shakespeare’s Globe, the Millennium Bridge, and the Tate Modern art gallery are a five-minute walk from the Hilton London Bankside hotel. This modern hotel features a variety of amenities including large event space which will be dedicated to hosting attendees at The SPAC Conference Europe.