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From idea to De-SPAC, drive your deal forward with our innovative solutions and expertise.

End-to-end software solutions help SPACs (Special Purpose Acquisition Companies) go from startup to business combination. Accelerate your speed-to-success with the powerful, financial ecosystem your team needs to collaborate in real time, avoid risk, raise capital and go public faster.

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Experience the ease of working with the proven partner to execute your SPAC with confidence

Work the way you want. Discover flexible options and on-demand expertise to minimize risk and reduce overhead at every turn of the transaction.

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SPAC Formation: Power More Efficient Workflows

During the lead up to the IPO, effortlessly benchmark against peer disclosures and easily capital raise with secure, streamlined workflows, on-demand analytics and 24/7/365 expert support.

EDGAR Pro

Leverage the SEC filing data you need to help you make informed decisions.

Virtual Data Room
to show IPO readiness

Quickly and easily set up your virtual data room. Securely organize, share, distribute and safeguard documents to maximize fundraising.

Execute the IPO

Leverage our purpose-built SEC reporting platform to drive collaboration and speed across all stakeholders — legal, finance and third-party advisors. Draft, review and finalize your IPO documents, successfully list and kick off your road show.

SEC Reporting Platform

Harness the robust set of streamlined features for quick, real-time collaboration and accurate financial reporting to prepare for your IPO and beyond. Backed by the unparalleled support of DFIN experts, your business will be ready to operate as a public company, including the efficient submission of regular SEC filings.

Execute the IPO

Rely on our industry-leading experts to provide one-to-one support to accelerate the transaction. We handle the details so you can focus on the future.

File16

Allows you to easily prepare and submit your Section 16 filings, Forms 3, 4 and 5.

Identify SPAC Targets & Raise Additional Financing

Conduct a target search and pursue acquisition opportunities. Perform due diligence, commence negotiation, draft agreements and access additional (PIPE) capital.

Virtual Data Room +
AI-Driven Due Diligence

Built-in AI contract review lets you analyze 50 files in less than a minute, significantly speeding due diligence. Streamline your capital raise and stay ahead of your deal with real-time insights on potential investors.

File the Proxy

Our proxy advisors help you solicit shareholder approval to seal the deal.

Navigate the De-SPAC Transaction & Become a New Operating Entity

Leverage our experts and solutions to merge your SPAC with a private, or public company carve-out, and ultimately deliver value to your investors.

Complete the Merger

Simplify your transaction. DFIN's dedicated specialists assist with every aspect — from providing artificial intelligence used during the diligence process, delivering regulatory expertise and managing the documents to EDGARizing, SEC filing and post-merger integration tools.

Become a New Operating Entity

Rely on DFIN software solutions & expert support to get in front of SEC reporting requirements.

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These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

These companies relied on DFIN to seamlessly navigate and deliver results at every stage of the SPAC process.

Business Combinations Serviced by DFIN

Eliminate vendor management headaches by partnering with the leader for the De-SPACing process.

De-SPAC Deal

ARYA Sciences Acquisition II sponsored by Perceptive Advisors was acquired by Bain Capital-backed Cerevel Therapeutics in a reverse merger with an enterprise value of $847 million. The Boston, MA-based company dedicated to treating neuroscience diseases is trading on the Nasdaq under ticker CERE.

Fortress Value Acquisition sponsored by Fortress Investment Group was acquired by MP Materials in a reverse merger with an enterprise value of $1 billion. The Las Vegas, NV-backed owner and operator of Mountain Pass is trading on NYSE under ticker MP.

Gores Metropoulos sponsored by The Gores Group was acquired by Luminar Technologiesin a reverse merger with an enterprise value $2.9 billion. The Orlando, FL-based autonomous vehicle sensor and software company is trading on the Nasdaq under ticker LAZR.

Gores Holdings IV sponsored by The Gores Group combined with United Wholesale Mortgage in a reverse merger that valued it at $16.1 billion. This is the largest de-SPAC transaction to date. The Pontiac, MI-based wholesale mortgage lender started trading on the Nasdaq in 2021 under ticker UWMC.

Conyers Park II Acquisition was acquired by Leonard Green & Partners and CVC-Capital backed Advantage Solutions in a reverse merger with an enterprise value of $5.2 billion. The Irvine, CA-based provider of outsourced sales and marketing services to consumer goods manufacturers and retailers is trading on the Nasdaq under ticker ADV.

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ARYA Sciences & Cerevel Therapeutics
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Fortress Value Acquisition & MP Materials
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Gores Metropolus & Luminar Technologies
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Gores Holdings IV & United Wholesale Mortgage
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Conyers Park II & Advantage Solutions

De-SPAC Deal

ARYA Sciences Acquisition II sponsored by Perceptive Advisors was acquired by Bain Capital-backed Cerevel Therapeutics in a reverse merger with an enterprise value of $847 million. The Boston, MA-based company dedicated to treating neuroscience diseases is trading on the Nasdaq under ticker CERE.

Fortress Value Acquisition sponsored by Fortress Investment Group was acquired by MP Materials in a reverse merger with an enterprise value of $1 billion. The Las Vegas, NV-backed owner and operator of Mountain Pass is trading on NYSE under ticker MP.

Gores Metropoulos sponsored by The Gores Group was acquired by Luminar Technologiesin a reverse merger with an enterprise value $2.9 billion. The Orlando, FL-based autonomous vehicle sensor and software company is trading on the Nasdaq under ticker LAZR.

Gores Holdings IV sponsored by The Gores Group combined with United Wholesale Mortgage in a reverse merger that valued it at $16.1 billion. This is the largest de-SPAC transaction to date. The Pontiac, MI-based wholesale mortgage lender started trading on the Nasdaq in 2021 under ticker UWMC.

Conyers Park II Acquisition was acquired by Leonard Green & Partners and CVC-Capital backed Advantage Solutions in a reverse merger with an enterprise value of $5.2 billion. The Irvine, CA-based provider of outsourced sales and marketing services to consumer goods manufacturers and retailers is trading on the Nasdaq under ticker ADV.

Get the streamlined efficiency of partnering with one provider. Gain the freedom to focus on what you love: driving growth.

When you work with DFIN, you get:

Leading-edge software solutions and
analytics for every stage of the deal.


A dedicated project manager and
service team across the globe.


Experts to give guidance on pre and post-IPO activities.


Domain experts including EDGAR, iXBRL,
data room efficiencies — ready to help 24/7/365.


Knowledge Hub

Knowledge Resources
How To Take A Company Public Card

How To Take A Company Public

October 2022
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Video Podcast

Mergers & Acquisitions: The Bedroom vs. the Bullpen by Justin Nowicki, Director of Business Intelligence, DFIN

September 2022
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Article

Luke Marshall quoted in "Does The SPAC Have A Future In Biopharma?"

August 2022 | Luke Marshall
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Blog

Software success leads DFIN’s excellent quarter

August 2022 | Craig Clay
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Video Podcast

EMEA and Key Opportunities around VDR with Anthony Sharratt, DFIN's Head of Venue, EMEA

July 2022
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The State of SPACs with Craig Clay

The State of SPACs with Craig Clay, DFIN's President of Global Capital Markets

July 2022
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DFIN Road to Transformation with Dan Leib, DFIN’s President and CEO

June 2022
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The Impact of Current Events on Public and Private Markets with Craig Clay, DFIN’s President of Global Capital Markets

June 2022
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Market Sentiment Update: What Q1 2022 can tell us about the second half of the year & beyond

May 2022
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Blog

Calibrate SPACs…or Stop in their tracks? SEC Proposes Rules to Enhance Disclosure Relating to SPACs

March 2022 | Craig Clay
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Blog

The Road to Private

March 2022 | Craig Clay
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Blog

Asia Market Update: Hong Kong’s and Singapore’s New Listing Regime for SPACs

March 2022 | Peter McMillan
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Press Release

Winter Edition of DFIN DealMaker Meter Forecasts Robust Acquisition Activity in Telecom, Media, and Technology Sectors

January 2022
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Blog

After a record-setting year, DFIN optimistic for 2022

January 2022 | Craig Clay
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Video Podcast

Life Sciences in the Century of Biosciences | The Insider

December 2021 | Gregg Beloff
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Video

SPAC IPO Considerations and Complexities – key takeaways from the SPAC Asia Summit 2021

November 2021
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Case Study

How we helped a Cambridge headquartered biotechnology company accelerate its IPO journey

September 2021
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Video Podcast

Navigating the SPAC Market

September 2021 | Joe Tonnos
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Press Release

DFIN Partners with Diligent on New Pre-IPO Solution, Helping Companies Establish Modern Governance, Audit and Compliance Practices Ahead of Public Offerings

September 2021 | Craig Clay
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Knowledge Resources

SPAC Checklist: How To Prepare

August 2021 | Craig Clay
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