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The Truth About Reverse Mergers

William K. Sjostrom Jr.

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, 2008

The Article examines the reverse merger method of going public. It describes the principal features of reverse mergers, including deal structure and legal compliance. Although reverse mergers are routinely pitched as cheaper and quicker than traditional IPOs, the Article argues that such pitches are misleading and, for many companies, irrelevant.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 17

Keywords: reverse merger, rm, going pubic, spac, shell, ipo

JEL Classification: G34, K22, M13

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Date posted: November 9, 2007 ; Last revised: June 24, 2008

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Sjostrom, William K., The Truth About Reverse Mergers. Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, 2008. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1028651

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William K. Sjostrom Jr. (Contact Author)
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law ( email )
P.O. Box 210176
Tucson, AZ 85721-0176
United States

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