Shearman And Sterling

News August 25, 2021

Black Spade Acquisition Co’s $169 million SPAC US IPO

Shearman & Sterling advised Citigroup Global Markets Ltd. as the global coordinator, sole bookrunner and representative of the underwriters of the initial public offering of Black Spade Acquisition Co, a special-purpose acquisition company, of 16,900,000 units, including the underwriters’ partial exercise of their over-allotment option to purchase up to 1,900,000 additional units, at an offering price of $10 per unit on the New York Stock Exchange, each unit consisting of one Class A ordinary share and one-half of one redeemable warrant.

Black Spade Acquisition Co is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or assets. The company is sponsored by Black Spade Sponsor LLC, an affiliate of Black Spade Capital Limited which is the private investment arm of Mr. Lawrence Ho, a globally recognized leader within the leisure and entertainment industry.

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