MarketCurrents welcomed Bharat Bhise of Bravia Capital in New York as well as Nitai Utkarsh of HeroMoto Corp’s family office based out of Delhi. Sumehr Sondhi moderated this panel on The Indian Investment Landscape.
May 07. 2021
The year of SPACs
2021 is the year of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). We are hardly in the middle of May, but SPAC activity is the highest ever. SPAC Analytics data shows 313 successful SPAC IPOs in 2021, and a little over $101 billion has been raised. In comparison, 248 SPACs went public in 2020 and raised $83 billion. Even this performance was unprecedented.
A SPAC is an entity that wealthy investors create to acquire existing companies. At its founding, a SPAC does not have commercial operations. Underwriters such ...
April 06. 2021
With Brexit, the EU and the UK will eventually become two independent markets with distinct regulatory and legal jurisdictions for the flow of goods, services and people. This article briefly lays out some issues that both UK-based and foreign investors should consider in their investment decisions:
On the one hand, Brexit will cause losses in jobs and tax revenues in the UK as businesses move out due to uncertainty and higher costs. Investors may need to review their strategies correspondingly:
Uncertainty: The long-term regulat...