SPACS - Deep Dive With David Panton of Navigation Capital
David Panton is Managing Partner of Navigation Capital Partners and SPAC Opportunity Partners LP. In 1998, he co-founded and became managing partner of the Caribbean Investment Fund, a $50 million private equity firm in Kingston, Jamaica. He was named by Buyouts Magazine as “One of Eight Buyout Pros Under 40 to Watch” and by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the “40 Under 40″ Rising Stars. In 2007, he co-founded and was a partner of Navigation Capital Partners, a $350 million private equity firm in Atlanta, where he remains a shareholder.
In this interview, David takes a deep dive into a very hot subject … the Special Purpose Acquisition Company, or SPAC. He explains in great detail exactly what a SPAC is. He gives several reasons why SPACS are so hot right now. He does a walkthrough of a SPAC from start to finish. He tells the story of how he was able to secure a $500 million investment from Goldman Sachs. He talks about some household names that were once SPACS, and much more. If you have an interest in learning more about SPACS this is a must-see interview!
What You Will Learn
- What exactly is a SPAC?
- Why are SPACS so hot right now?
- The average size of a SPAC
- Can a sponsor do more than one SPAC at once?
- Household names that were once SPACS
- What type of industries does David invest in?
- How David secured $500 million from Goldman Sachs
- and much more
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