A match of value: Goldman Sachs and the buyout of Prysmian Group

By Mauro Spadaro and Dario Spinelli Introduction On April 27th 2007, the IPO of Prysmian group was completed. The transaction offered 27 million shares at a final price of €15 per share. At first sight this information can seem of little relevance, as it can be perceived as a standard IPO transaction. However, the deal … Continue reading A match of value: Goldman Sachs and the buyout of Prysmian Group

A look inside SPACs and into the future

Last year was notoriously damaging to people’s way of life with lockdowns throughout the world greatly restricting mobility. Despite this, markets soared after the initial COVID-19 wave in March 2020 with the S&P 500 reaching record highs. Additionally, the number of private companies merging with ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Companies’ (SPACs) also rocketed with 248 SPAC … Continue reading A look inside SPACs and into the future