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SPACs 101

October 15, 2021
Arnold & Porter and Ankura Webinar
By Jonathan E. Green Elliot Fuhr Jim Grube Greg Ethridge

Please join us for SPACs 101, Arnold & Porter and Ankura Consulting Group's joint presentation on the basics of SPACs and the lessons learned from executives who have gone through the process.


Arnold & Porter:

  • The basic legal structure and business terms of a SPAC
  • Considerations for private equity and hedge funds when doing a SPAC
  • Establishing effective public company functions
  • Variations on the basic structure
  • Recent regulatory and litigation developments

Ankura Office of the CFOTM:

  • Multipath process: Sale, IPO vs SPAC
  • Considerations for setting up and preparing for a successful De-SPAC as the target company
  • Accounting right from the start
  • Establishing effective public company functions
  • Managing the different workstreams
  • Perspectives and lessons learned from executives


Arnold & Porter:

Ankura Office of the CFO™:

  • Elliot Fuhr, Senior Managing Director and Ankura Office of the CFO™ Global Leader | Ankura Consulting Group
  • Jim Grube, Board Member and Audit Committee Chair | GameStop (former CFO at Vacasa LLC, Chewy, Inc., and Hilton)
  • Greg Ethridge, President, COO and Director | Hennessy Capital

Meet the Speakers

Elliot Fuhr
Jim Grube
Greg Ethridge
Jonathan E. Green
Arnold & Porter