Topic Archives: SPACs

I’ve recently gotten a bunch of questions about an ad that’s actually dated October, 2020… so it’s a little bit of a dated pitch for Ian King’s New Era Fortunes ($1,950/yr, no refunds), which I haven’t covered yet…. But today, it’s being pitched with a new intro from Banyan Hill that promotes a current recommendation, […]

I’ve written about a bunch of “pre-IPO” investments in the past, but Ian Wyatt has probably been more relentless than anyone else in promoting this idea of “buying in before it’s public” … particularly when it comes to the hot “brand names” that excite investors. Wyatt’s latest pitch is for a “webinar” that will air […]

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    How does one differentiate between the different SPACs of that organization offers? All the documents appear to me to b...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I think the clearest explanation I've done of SPACs in general is probably in this article: https://www.stockgumshoe.com...

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    Hi Travis, I had read through this website that explains "5 Steps to Buying Units in SPAC's". After reading, still se...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I would assume that they’re working on a deal, and trying to add a big PIPE to raise additional capital. At the cur...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I see it on IB at SLAC U -- not sure why anyone else wouldn't. Sometimes searching by the name instead of the ticker (S...

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    Travis wrote a lot of SPACs and WARRANTS in his past articles, and I did a lot of search of this subject since March o...

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    I'd guess any of the SPACs driven by Chamath Palihapitiya (IPOD, IPOE, IPOF, etc). They believe very strongly in every p...

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    Great information abut SPACs. Thank you....

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Hyzon, the company they're taking public and funding, looks more real than Nikola, so that's at least encouraging, with ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    The deal was formally completed today, Insu Acquisition has now changed its name to Metromile and the ticker change from...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I think all the LiDAR SPACs are interesting ideas, but as inflated stocks they're wildly risky, including Avea as well a...

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    Hi Travis, Thank you for eplenations and good suggestions. Do youhave any comment on Avea which is doing 4D lidar and w...

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    Hello Kaziko. Thanks for shariing. Did Jeff published new SPAC or any recommendation? Any chance you can share them wit...

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    Indeed, he recommended a new SPAC on February 04. Below is the details: Action to Take: Buy units of Crucible Acquisit...

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    Dear Travis, Since March of 2020, I changed my investment strategy only limited to SPACs and Bitcoin. SPACS idea I hav...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That’s what it feels like now. Things don’t feel risky when they’re going up. If you’re just trading and ridi...

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    I appreciate the advise received on the SPAC stock ticker code "LGVW". I invested as a lifetime member to the OCC seve...

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    Thanks again Travis! I don't have warrants but to learn about spacs I did read the prospectus and was confused because i...

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    Does anybody have any idea who would be the Archer aviation inc, spacs candidate?...

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    Is there a web site that lists all the SPACs available for trading? Do they all have warrants attached?...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Indeed, that’s been the case with most SPACs in hot sectors over the past year....

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    Since last year, 2020, all I have done just investing in SPACs warrants, they are so hot, even politicians pour their...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Upon separation they trade as full warrants only in most cases -- so if a unit had a half warrant attached, 100 units wo...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Glad it was helpful. I've gone into much more detail on SPACs in past articles, like this one last month: https://www.s...

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    That clarification helps, I'm new to the SPAC realm, I've just ignored it. Was reading about the Wilbur Ross SPAC set to...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Because they don’t want to tie up their money for two years, SPACs have typically been a weak backwater of the markets...

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    Thanks, Travis, as always a very clear and excellent explanation. Love not having to wade through loads of marketing hyp...

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    drschulz: You buy SPAC's wherever you buy stocks. Advantage of buying into a SPAC is: when the SPAC is formed, they...

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    Hello Travis and all fellow investors. Good news for all of you :-) I have a lifetime subscription to ALL of Jeff Brow...

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    Travis, correct me if I am wrong, but it appears this system he is likely from Clover Health, which is an existing med c...

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    Thoughts on IPOE, which is suspected to be a SPAC for SoFi? It's been priced up, but valuation still doesn't seem crazy ...

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    If you’re looking for some big gains and can’t get into 100x, look into Paul’s Secret Portfolio. Unusual, off the ...

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    Most SPACs require a waiting period before warrants can be exercised. You should be able to trade them as soon as they ...

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    Great Info Thanks In the beginning SPAC's run up, come back down and trade sideways for a while, I trade deep in the m...

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    check this article out. https://investorplace.com/2021/01/top-spac-merger-news-this-week-bakkt-lucid-motors-proterra...

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    Interesting choice of Spacs pimpstar2 ... any particular reasons for these purchases? I'm very new to spacs so would a...

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    Newby to Stock Gumshoe in 2021. Thanks for the brief on SPAC's. Stepped in last year with KCAC-QS and did OK. Interes...

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    Thank you Travis, very clarifying. I have been using IPO confidential research for SPACS . They provide good info on s...

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    Pre-merger SPACS. Essentially these are bets on the management and specified target industries: AACQ, AONE, BTAQ, BTW...

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    Thanks, Travis! Your details on SPAC's is much appreciated....

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    i bought these SPACs today. ticker symbols VGAC, NPA, SRAC , HEC, NGA, SMMC, ACTC, and APTX.......

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    Thanks for the great info! I am trying to learn more about SPACs, but I get this nagging feeling that a bunch of people ...

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    Just want to say thanks Travis. You have kept me out of trouble a few times and I do appreciate it. Your article on SPAC...

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    thanks for this informative article on SPACs . im still learning about them and how private companys are using them to ...

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    i tried looking up the SPACs SVFAU, EPHYU, and PRSRU on robinhood with no luck. anyone have an idea why they are not ?...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Thanks for sharing. Just to be clear, SPACs are public as soon as they raise money and start trading, when they merge w...

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    MY FAVORITE SPAC'S THAT I OWN: LGVW, BFT, STPK, NPA AND NGA. BIG GAINS SO FAR. SPAC'S THE HAVE GONE PUBLIC THAT I S...

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    Way too complicated for me. Thanks for all the info that helped me come to that conclusion. What’s the difference be...

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    Hi Travis, That is the best piece I have read anywhere on SPAcs. I listened to Brown and it left me feeling very dirty....

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    The recommended SPACs are SVFAU, EPHYU,PRSRU, all are units with a share + partial warrants....

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    Dear Travis, This is the most detailed write-up of SPACs I have ever read. Thank you. In 2020, I made a ton. yes a ton...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I’ve invested in all of those sectors at one point or another. Many stocks in those sectors, particularly the SPACs i...

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    Thanks Travis, you're the best. What a great lecture on SPACs. I tried to watch Brown's video, a very tiring , more tha...

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    my advisor told me about these SPACS before and he said if you want to gamble choose a good manager for these spacs. th...

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    Hi Travis, a very comprehensive comment on this 'sexy' way of an IPO. I have actually bought into a few spacs recently a...

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    Interesting Lydall54 ...but what I don't understand is JB was claiming in his presentation that some of these spacs pre...

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    Hi thanks Lydall54 that was very helpful information. Can anyone share what they think would be a good SPAC to buy - or...

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    Frostly, Do you consider Boss Mode to be good value? I came across it as I was mainly interested in SPACs and thought t...

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    16 SPACs and ticker symbol for them with what private companies they will be merging with. I will post the article. ...

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    I was on the IPO call with Jeff Brown, and I too found the discussion extremely frustrating because of my entire year of...

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    After reading the different comments on this thread, I am of the impression that newer guests and members on this site a...

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    Hi I am not sure about the SPAC you are asking about. However I find a site called SPACalpha a great place to follow ne...

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    im interested in SPACs especially the idea of pre ipo prices. thanks for commenting hope we find a few of these tick...

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    thanks for posting this article on SPACs...

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    Appreciate the helpful color team. So am I getting this right that this whole scheme is to give you tickers for SPACs ...

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    Hi, yes, you are right, the SPACS stock you buy (before IPO) starts a 10$, and may rise a little before the IPO dependin...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Most SPACs have an early exercise clause like taht, though every SPAC is different. PSTH is very different than a typic...

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    Travis, my dumb question for the day, is it not automatic that a company can force one to exercise warrants if the under...

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    Nope, didnt buy, but did I watch Jeff's PreIPO presentation, my issue was that the example he used for x,xxx% assumed ...

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    I believe 100x may be closed. And it is all small caps, so riskier, and pretty costly. The IC gives you plenty of hot...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    If they’re “established” you can evaluate them on current revenues and earnings and anticipated growth of those me...

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    allgood4will, Our dear friend, Travis, has a very detail discussion about SPACs in various gumshoe articles. My sourc...

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    Hi Travis, Firstly, let me say how much I value your take on all the 'special' offers we receive. It is greatly apprecia...

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    hi ytse, can you share your guidance source for spacs to consider? what do you use or how do you find spacs to invest i...

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    Hi, Yes it does sound like we are looking for the same thing, more or less. wendlefly@usa.com is my email. Yes this site...

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    Thx guys, would be nice to find a site for pre-announcement SPACS, when they hover at$10, investorplace lists a lot of i...

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    Dear Travis, thank you for the great work you put into this, truly appreciated. For newbies like me it certainly is very...

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    Thank you, appreciate it! And great to have SPAC’s, getting in pre-ipo is difficult I found out lately......

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    SPAK is the ticker for the ETF that invests in SPAC's. It's up a little since I bought it, but so is everything....

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    Know what you mean. I know how I could guarantee TSLA to tank. If I buy it LMAO That's how it seems to work for me playi...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That's the "escape hatch" redemption feature that is built into all SPACs... it's there if you don't want to participate...

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    There are always two sides of the story. For a small investor like me, SPACs are one of the opportunities of owning PR...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    SPACs trade exactly like any other stock. Robinhood is a limited brokerage, they don’t allow trading in the full rang...

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    I like to invest in SPACs warrants: It does not tie up so much my capital and I can buy a lot of shares. All my warra...

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    Thanks for the brilliant footwork. I saw the teaser and wondered about it. I already have a lot of investor place includ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I've gotten a few questions about that, I'll go into it some more on Friday. SPACs in general are not terribly complica...

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    SPACS seems like a good investment, I will dabble a bit in YSACU and see where it takes me. Thank you Travis!...

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    This post is eerily prescient. I was literally just readiing about Billionaire Billy Ackman and "Moneyball" star Billy ...

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    This post is eerily prescient. I was literally just readiing about Billionaire Billy Ackman and "Moneyball" star Billy ...

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    Thanks for the reply Travis. Should be an exciting couple weeks. The Rights aren't showing any Volume chart today and n...

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    Thanks for that write up on Subversive. It helped me clarify some things in my brain after going over the prospectus. A...

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    I am right there with you, SPAC's seem too confusing to bother with if you are only putting in minimal amounts. I bough...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    It is neither linear nor particularly predictable, it all depends on a story catching the imagination of investors. Dra...

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    Hi Travis, I'm a new Irregular and new to SPACs. I watched the full teaser with Abetya and understand the concept, but ...

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    I really liked the concept, I believe SPAC`s can thrive. Not sure on the recommendations as of yet as may join the Empir...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    In the prospectus filed with the SEC. general, most SPACs use the standard warrant terms — five years from the busine...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Warrants do not give you shares, they give you the right to buy shares at the strike price... which for SPACs is usually...

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    Thank you very much for your detail explanation of redeeming or exercising of warrants. Before I asked you this question...

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    Dear Travis, I think most of your members know how to buy and sell stocks, just like me for example. However investin...

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