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Ongoing Special-Purpose Acquisition Companies

From the beginning, we structure a deal with our client to eliminate risks and expenses while adding value to the deal with experienced management consultants and advisors. In this way we are partners with our clients in the success of the SPAC.

We are proud to present you Celtic Asset & Equity Partners‘ involvement in forthcoming Special-Purpose Acquisition Companies:

Financial Services – Targeted IPO: $100,000,000 at Nasdaq

Financial Services Acquisition Corporations acquisitions may include, but are not limited to, broker dealers, inter-broker dealers, and technologies. This SPAC intends to target FinTech and financial services businesses that have strong management teams, demonstrated organic growth, and differentiated products or services.

Chairman David Hill has over thirty years of corporate finance experience – particularly in complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and strategic capital raising and restructuring – for both private companies and those listed on the exchanges of London, New York, Toronto, Johannesburg, Warsaw, Paris and Amsterdam.

The CEO Jamie Khurshid, is a London based senior financial markets expert, with a career spanning over two decades as an investment banker with Credit Suisse from September 1998 to June 2008, with Goldman Sachs from June 2008 to May 2010, with the Royal Bank of Scotland from May 2008 until June 2013, and subsequently from July 2013 to July 2014 as a senior partner with Cinnober Financial Technology, the world’s leading independent exchange and clearing house technology provider. Cinnober Financial Technology was a global provider of financial technology, primarily to exchanges and clearinghouses, that was acquired by Nasdaq in January 2019. Mr. Khurshid played an important role in the development of European regulatory transparency in financial markets.

Financial Services – Targeted IPO: $145,000,000 at NYSE

RAETI SPAC will identify technology and financial services technology, or fintech, companies that power transformation and innovation to provide asset protection on a more sophisticated level. The managment team belives it could eliminate the weakness of existing banks through adressing only profitable Spheres of business and selcted customer groups. The services focus the demands of the Fintech Industry, Payment processing, Private Data- and Funds management, Blockchain and other emerging markets using Artificial Intelligence, strong encryption and biometrics.

Chairman Willem H. Buiter is an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Affairs for six years now. From 09/2015 until 01/2020 he was an adjunct professor of economics at Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs teaching Theory and Principles of Financial Regulation.

CEO Alfred W. Moeckli has over 40 years operational experience in the banking industry. He is well experienced in all aspects of banking from brokerage/trading/treasury/capital markets to retail banking and private banking. Early in his career Mr. Alfred W. Moeckli was responsible for a large proprietary trading book at Banque Paribas in Geneva. In 200 he co-founded Swissquote and was the CEO of Swissquote Bank. Most recently, from to 2013 until 2019 Alfred W. Moeckli was the Group CEO of VP Bank Ltd, a publicly listed private bank with about 1,000 staff with headquarters in Liechtenstein and operational subsidiaries holding full banking licences in Switzerland, Luxembourg, Singapore and the BVI.  During this time several noteworthy and successful acquisitions of banks in Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Singapore were undertaken under his leadership. 


Natural Resources – Targeted IPO: $ 200,000,000 at Nasdaq

Transitional Resources Acquisition Corp. (T-RAC) seeks to acquire profitable hydrocarbon assets, with complementary metals assets and leverage its significant cash flow to transition to a greener, more efficient and longer-term energy and resource base, re-investing in enabling technologies and delivering green downstream commodities.

Chairman Paul Harrison specialises in both public and private equities for 30+ years. He has worked for Wood MacKenzie, EVP Hill Samuel Merchant Bank’s NY brokerage, Director of County NatWest WoodMac. He later joined Salomon Brothers investment bank as EVP of its European Equities capital markets division. Paul has successfully founded, listed and advised on numerous businesses on NASDAQ and AIM and raised over £1bn primarily in the Oil & Gas, mining and technology sectors.

CEO Rob Hammond is a qualified engineer with over 40 years’ experience operating and managing mines across US, Australia, and South America. Rob was the former Group Executive, Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer of Peabody Energy Australia and has operated various large scale, open cut mining operations.

Aerospace / TMT industry – Targeted IPO: $ 125,000,000 at Nasdaq

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Timo Vainionpaa is a veteran exec and entrepreneur in the telecoms sector. He is both the owner and the President of AurorA International Telecommunications Inc, providers of wholesale comms services from their base in Canada.  Timo also runs Amitel, a firm which assists their clients with cloud based SaaS billing, data privacy, security, payment processing, merchant services and cloud contact centers as a service.

Timo has been running his own carriers since 1994. He has a passion for providing customers with high-quality services and for fighting fraud. Prior to starting his own business, Timo was the VP of Network Services and Business Development at ACC TelEnterprises. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Natural Ressources Technology – Targeted IPO: $ 125,000,000 at Nasdaq

AXIOS intends to be one of the few SPACs slated to obtain a “Pending B Corp” status.  There is a strong interest in ensuring that the first business combination implements policies and procedures, both operationally and in terms of corporate governance, that will become consistent with the “B Corp” certification.

AXIOS searches in agriculture, plant proteins and related technology (“AgTech”) targets globally, focused on agricultural companies in Eastern Europe. In particular, on companies in agriculture that aim to improve yield, efficiency and profitability in terms of production, processing, distribution, the provision of capital or consumption of outputs, inputs, logistics, know-how, technology, as well as related services.

AXIOS’ Chairman Prof. Dr. Martin Riechenhagen, is a former Chairman, President and CEO of the American agricultural machinery manufacturer AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), the world’s third-largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Since 2008, he has been Chairman of the American Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

CEO Benedikt Foertig has over 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, advisor and investor with deep expertise in agriculture, processing, food production, renewable energy and farm technologies. He was General Manager and COO of Elite Agro Serbia and was responsible for all M&A activities, the integration of investments and operational leadership. 

HEIDI Smart Energy
Technology – Targeted IPO: $ 350,000,000 at NYSE
HEIDI will be a conglomerate of companies enabling smart power supply to increase the quality of life, living, safety and efficient use of energy. HEIDI’s unique differentiator is that it will control the entire energy network using Artificial Intelligence, to derive information from user behaviour. The trillions of data items produced will be managed and verified by blockchain technology. Customers will be able to use energy conveniently whilst being acutely aware of their CO2 footprint. Energy producers will be able to forecast consumer demand real time and HEIDI will become the central platform for energy allocation.
Financial Technologies Latam – Targeted IPO: $125,000,000 at Nasdaq

LIQUID FINTECH ACQUISITION CORP intends to search potential targets globally, with its target search focused on financial technologies companies (FinTech) in Latin- and North America.

The SPAC’s CEO Joao Bezerra Leite has more than 35 years of experience in the technology, payments and banking industries. He served as Managing Director at Banco Itau S.A in several positions such as Chief Technology Officer, Chief Security Officer and Chief Information Officer for the Credit Cards and Insurance business divisions.

Oil & Gas – Targeted IPO: $ 150,000,000 at Nasdaq
LUPO Microbiome
Biotech – Targeted IPO: $ 150,000,000 at Nasdaq
LUPO SPAC aims to make synergistic acquisition of companies with microbiome therapeutics, diagnostics, data analytics product portfolio with an aim to create collective value in this medical field. The human microbiome is the universe of all microbiota found on or in human tissues and biofluids, along with sites on or in the body where they reside. The management includes persons who held top-positions in international biotech companies.
CYRILL Water Technology
Natural Ressources Technology – Targeted IPO: $ 250,000,000 at Nasdaq
LUPO SPAC is targeting companies along the supply chain for the water supply and in particular saving water in the agricultural use, one of the most demanding threads worldwide within the next decades. The management is shaped with experienced executives from German engineering companies.
E-Sports – Targeted IPO: $ 200,000,000 at Nasdaq
Acquiring E-Sports teams, merchandise and E-Sports leagues worldwide. The management is shaped with experienced experts from the E-Sports and E-Gaming industry as well as athletes who have a well-reputed track-reckord in management.
E-Mobility – Targeted IPO: $ 300,000,000 at NYSE
Trundholm seeks to acquire established and profitable businesses along the value chain of e-mobility. 2020 was a banner year for electric vehicle SPACs. Nikola, Fisker, Lordstown Motors, Canoo, and XL Fleet Corp were just some of the companies that went public via a reverse merger with a special-purpose acquisition company in 2020. According to BofA, over $6 billion so far has been raised so far via EV SPACs. “With this in mind, we would expect the EV SPAC boom and capital raises for newer EV companies to continue in 2021+”, they added.
TMT industry – Targeted IPO: $ 175,000,000 at Nasdaq

LIQUID SPAC has been established to acquire telecommunication service providers and network operators in South-America.

Celtic Asset & Equity Partners Resources to Bring Ideas to Life
In every Special-Purpose Acquisition Company we create, we are co-partnering together with our clients. Our success and our compensation depends on a positive execution of each SPAC: We trust in our competencies and those of our clients.