The Truth About Reverse Mergers

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, 2008

17 Pages Posted: 9 Nov 2007 Last revised: 24 Jun 2008

William K. Sjostrom

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law

Abstract

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.

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

JEL Classification: G34, K22, M13

Suggested Citation

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

William K. Sjostrom (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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