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Summary of Funds Raised

Year
# of SPACs
Average Deal Size (M)
Gross Proceeds (M)
2014
8
$164.8
$1,318
2013
10
$144.7
$1,447
2012
9
$53.2
$479
2011
16
$69.4
$1,110
2010
7
$71.8
$503
2009
1
$36.0
$36
2008
17
$226.0
$3,842
2007
66
$183.2
$12,093
2006
37
$91.5
$3,384
2005
28
$75.5
$2,113
2004
12
$40.4
$485
2003
1
$24.2
$24
Total
212
$126.6
$26,841

Summary of SPACs

 
#
Gross Proceeds (M)
SPAC
Annualized
Return
Russell 2000
Annualized
Return
SPACs looking for an acquisition
17
$2,539
2.0%
4.2%
SPACs announced an acquisition target
3
$212
1.6%
4.2%
SPACs completed an acquisition
118
$14,299
-12.4%
6.4%
SPACs liquidated
74
$9,791
0.0%
5.6%
Total
212
$26,841
-0.8%
7.6%

* Median annualized returns
* Russell 2000 annualized return assumes the same dollar amount invested in the Russell 2000 as on the SPAC IPO date
* Completed SPAC acquisitions are not adjusted for a lower cost base from share / cash dividends / give backs
* Last update September 5, 2014

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