news update


Aug 21, 2018 INTEL by Kristi Marvin

The Latest News in SPACs

AHPA:  Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp.

Avista Healthcare filed a preliminary proxy tonight to extend their completion deadline by 120 days from October 14th to February 15th, 2019, via shareholder vote. As of August 15, 2018, there is approximately $315,299,762 held in trust and the estimated per share redemption price at that date would have been approximately $10.17.  The record date and shareholder vote date have not yet been set.

OSPR: Osprey Energy Acquisition Corp.

Osprey Energy Acquisition Corp.  announced on Monday that its stockholders have approved Osprey’s acquisition of the assets of Royal Resources L.P., an entity owned by funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners and Blackstone Capital Partners.

Osprey expects the transactions to close in the coming days, subject to customary closing conditions, and the new company will be named, Falcon Minerals Corporation.

Additionally, Osprey announced that none of Osprey’s stockholders exercised their right to redeem in connection with the business combination.

JSYN:  Jensyn Acquisition Corp.

Jensyn Acquisition Corp. announced that it has agreed to contribute to $.042 per month for a period of four months for each public share that is not converted into cash at Jensyn Acquisition’s special meeting of stockholders being held on August 29, 2018.  The total contribution amount will be an additional $0.168 per share for the four month period ending January 3, 2019. This contribution will increase funds available in Jensyn Acquisition’s trust account for the conversion of shares from approximately $10.81 per share on August 29, 2018 to approximately $10.98 per share at January 3, 2019.

The purpose of the extension is to provide time for the Company to complete its previously announced business combination with Oneness Global, an e-commerce company based in China which does business under the name HEFA Global.

SCAC: Saban Capital Acquisition Corp.

Saban Capital Acquisition Corp. set a date for a shareholder vote to approve an extension of their completion deadline.  The vote will take place on September 18th, and Saban will be asking shareholders to move the deadline date of September 21, 2018 to December 31, 2018 (or March 31, 2019 if they have executed a definitive agreement for an initial business combination by December 31, 2018).

Based upon the amount in the Trust Account as of June 30, 2018, which was $253,400,786, Saban anticipates that the per-share price at which public shares will be redeemed from cash held in the Trust Account will be approximately $10.13 at the time of the vote.