How do you value a SPAC that has an acquisition target identified? Shouldn’t the market cap of the SPAC = ownership interest in the acquisition x market value of acquisition x some risk %? What am I missing

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The market value of the acquisition target is not established on a public market. You could retrieve some information to come up with your own value in SEC filings depending on how close the deal is to closing. There is also risk deal doesn’t crystallize if it falls through.

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There usually is an investor slide that shows the market cap post spac. Valuation is a different animals as these are all valued at perfection and has been corrected in last few months

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Why platinum and no longer platinum elite?

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How much weight would you give to an agency allowing permanent remote and not mandating days in-office every week, though it's open for when you need it?

If your agency requires coming back 3 days a week, and a recruiter from another offering permanent remote reaches out, does it sway you?

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Any advice on renegotiating my salary? I’m a compounding pharmacist and i also float to other stores while also being solely responsible for the compounding pharmacy. I perform MTMs for 6 or so stores and am now a being asked to other projects. I originally signed on to only do compounding and occasionally fill in at other stores when needed. I have another offer from a hospital that is significantly higher than what i am being paid now. Would just like some pointers on this kind of conversation

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Up 200% on CCIV warrants and no DA or LOI yet 🥴

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Honestly, I am sitting over here in Europe and despite I work in M&A Tax (yes, I know not a real finance thing), I have no idea how to find these awesome SPACs. TELL ME please.

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Tax Senior Manager and Bowl Creator have thrown out WPF, SVOK, and AVAN recently. With these all barely above $10 (and SVOK actually temporarily below), what’s the downside to investing in these? Am I missing something? Don’t they offer you the opportunity to sell back the shares at $10 around the merge date? So max loss would be $0.12 per share on WPF (at current pricing) and $0.19 per share on AVAN?

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What is happening with GHIV is it a good time to buy?

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I’m out all of my ipoe shares here from $11. Still have some ipof in play too

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IPOB is up 133% on the year. Would you buy IPOC right now as it’s only up 5%?

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Also added back IPOF this morning. Chamath is too much of a promoter to let this one die. Keeping an eye on IPOE and open for further downside

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