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The FinReg Pod

Jan 25, 2021

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs,  have become one of the hottest things in finance over the past year. In this episode, Shami Patel talks about why SPACs have become an attractive option for private companies that want to go public, how a typical SPAC is structured, and his thoughts on some of the more common SPAC critiques. Shami has worked on multiple fintech focused SPACs during his career, including his current role as chief operating officer at Ftac Olympus Acquisition Corporation.