In this episode of Vcheck Global’s podcast, RiskWatch, Vcheck Global Directors Rahul Ravi and Alex Sorin speak with Mike Blankenship, a Partner in the Houston office of law firm Winston & Strawn, and an expert in corporate finance and securities law. The discussion covers why special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) continue to gain investor attention and the role of investigative due diligence in mitigating potential risks on both the SPAC management team and the operational company.

Blankenship’s practice focuses on corporate finance, private equity, M&A, and securities law. He regularly works with public companies on capital markets offerings, strategic transactions, and general business and securities law topics. Blankenship represents both underwriters and issuers in U.S. and international capital markets deals, including initial public offerings (IPOs), and advises on regulation of corporate governance and securities markets.

If you are interested in learning more about SPAC due diligence, check out our recent blog post, “IPO Proliferation in 2020 Highlights Need for SPAC Due Diligence” here.


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