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Part 2 – SPAC – An Interview with Jonas Grossman

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Join us for an interview with Jonas Grossman.

Craig Lilly of Reed Smith will be interviewing Jonas Grossman, President of Chardan. While at Chardan, Jonas and his team have underwritten, acted as M&A advisor, and self-sponsored more than 80 special purpose acquisition corporations or “SPACs”. During 2020, SPACs have accounted for over 40% of US IPO filings and raised over $60 billion. We will take a deep dive into SPACs and the current M&A environment including SPAC economics, trends, advantages and lessons learned.


Jonas Grossman
Partner & President

Jonas Grossman is Partner and President of Chardan, where he oversees the firm’s banking and capital markets activities. He has broad transactional experience having led or managed more than 400 transactions since joining Chardan in 2003. Under Mr. Grossman’s leadership, Chardan has become one of the most notable underwriters, advisors and sponsors of SPACs, having underwritten over 80 transactions raising $10.4 billion with zero liquidations. Chardan has also served as advisor to 18 SPAC transactions.


C. Craig Lilly
ReedSmith LLP

Craig Lilly is a leading legal advisor for strategic and private equity clients on domestic and cross-border technology acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, SPACs, recapitalizations, consolidations, auctions, leveraged buyouts, and minority investments. Craig’s practice includes advising emerging technology companies on venture capital financings, corporate governance, public offerings and joint ventures. He also represents fund sponsors in connection with structuring and organizing investment funds, parallel investment vehicles, and offshore funds.

Event Details:

Tuesday, December 3rd
Noon – 1pm Presentation/Interview
1pm-1:30pm Post Event Networking

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One (1.0) CPE credit available. Field of Study: TBA

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