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DFIN Delivers Digital Data Solutions to Navigate Expanding SPAC Market Opportunities


CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the number of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) on the rise, Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN), a leading provider of risk and compliance solutions, is helping deal stakeholders navigate that process.

In 2018, 46 SPAC IPOs raised over $10.7 billion, a 350% increase since 2016.1 As the market has embraced SPACs as an alternative to traditional IPOs, DFIN and its best-in-class technology platform aim to simplify the complex SPAC life cycle, making it a seamless process from initial S-1 disclosure to proxy to 8-K to post-transaction filings.

“Through the fast-paced, constantly-changing market of SPACs, DFIN continues to serve as a trusted resource to clients and partners. The number of SPAC IPO transactions and their gross proceeds have exponentially increased recently, and it’s widely expected that this upward trend will continue to increase in 2019,” said Craig Clay, president, Global Capital Markets, DFIN. “We’re here to guide investors in this critical juncture of navigating SPAC challenges.”

DFIN’s technology solutions, ActiveDisclosure℠ and Venue®, provide end-to end solutions for financial reporting and collaboration, virtual data room and secure file sharing, and data analytics along with risk, compliance and transaction management expertise. For additional information on SPAC solutions, check out DFIN’s IPO solutions or join DFIN at the upcoming SPAC Conference 2019 on February 7 in New York City.

About Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN)

DFIN is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. We provide domain expertise, enterprise software and data analytics for every stage of our clients’ business and investment lifecycles. Markets fluctuate, regulations evolve, technology advances, and through it all, DFIN delivers confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. Learn about DFIN’s end-to-end risk and compliance solutions online at or you can also follow us on Twitter @DFINSolutions or on LinkedIn.

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