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