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PIPEs in the Age of SPACs

Two acronyms have been echoing throughout international capital markets: PIPEs and SPACs. While private investments in public equity “(PIPEs”) have been a traditional financing technique, Switzerland’s regulator FINMA has finally given the green light to SIX Swiss Exchange (“SIX”), Switzerland’s largest stock exchange, to allow listings of special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”). International DE-SPAC deals have demonstrated that PIPEs play an essential role in the SPAC life cycle.

By Ralph Malacrida / Thomas Reutter (Reference: CapLaw-2021-57)