Bloomberg Law
Dec. 10, 2021, 10:00 AM

ANALYSIS: Reverse Mergers Reach Record High (Even Without SPACs)

Grace Maral Burnett
Grace Maral Burnett
Legal Analyst

By deal count, reverse mergers are really having a year this year. And, no, it isn’t only because of SPACs.

Both traditional and SPAC reverse mergers are rising in prevalence, according to the latest data. In addition, the Securities and Exchange Commission has recently indicated that it has eyes on both types of deals.

Both SPAC and Non-SPAC Reverse Mergers Are Up

A total of 398 reverse mergers—valued at more than $134.8 billion—have been announced this year and are currently pending or completed, marking a record high annual count.

This type of transaction, by which a private company goes public ...

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