FT Big Deal

Spacs: under the microscope

Spacs have pulled in billions of dollars from investors over the past couple of years. But as the FT’s Ortenca Aliaj reports, they’ve also attracted intense scrutiny from regulators. Of particular concern has been the fast-track route to public markets offered by Spacs, as well as some optimistic revenue projections. So, where does that leave the Spacs market?

More from the FT Big Deal channel

Discover more content on the topics that inspire, engage and inform the world we live in today at the FT Channels hub.

Discover more​

Follow us

FT Big Deal

FT Channels, a partnership destination that combines impactful and enriching multimedia content to spark curiosity and encourage discovery. Each vertical brings expert insights from the Financial Times and our Partners into the most pressing issues of our time.


FT Big Deal is a video channel analysing the fast-moving world of M&A, illuminating the trends behind the complex global transactions and how to unlock value from acquisition deals. The channel alternates between independent reporting from FT journalists and expert commentary from law firm Baker McKenzie.