Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”) have gained momentum over the last few years in the US and European markets. Successful SPACs rely on the expertise of key professional service providers, and as an international leader for global corporate governance and registry solutions, Computershare is well equipped to manage these transactions. With our Channel Islands office and Depositary Interest service, we are uniquely positioned in the UK market to provide the services and dedicated resources for listing on the London Stock Exchange, and for each stage of a SPAC’s progression thereafter.

Computershare solutions for the SPAC lifecycle

SPAC launch and IPO

  • Receiving agent for issuance of new shares and movement of IPO proceeds at closing
  • Jersey registrar to support Channel Islands domicile SPAC
  • Depositary Interest (DI) structure to support other jurisdictional SPACs where appropriate
  • Corporate governance advisory for SPAC set up
  • Register maintenance of ordinary shares, warrants, and sponsor shares through the DI and Jersey structure upon listing
  • Guidance and support into the business combination
  • SPAC liquidation – if applicable

Business Combination /

  • Solicit shareholder approval (retail and institutional investors)
  • Meeting management
  • Vote processing
  • Redemption of “No” vote shares
  • PIPE placements
  • Warrant exercise and agent services as appropriate
  • Secure shareholder file of target company

Growth and
management – NewCo

  • Ongoing registrar of shares in UK or via DI / branch or overseas register depending on the jurisdiction and listed exchange
  • End-to-end annual meeting management (virtual, hybrid, in-person) 
  • Ongoing listed company governance and compliance services
  • Share plan administration
  • Employee benefit trustee
  • Subsidiary compliance
  • Board management tools
  • Environmental, social and governance reporting 
  • Ongoing shareholder engagement 
  • Registered agent services (if applicable)

Save time, save money and focus on your most important priorities as a newly public company with confidence – knowing that Computershare will execute every step with precision.


Exceptional quality, responsive
customer service


When accuracy and fast turnaround are critical during your most high profile, high stake moments, Computershare delivers. Our expert SPAC support team has decades of experience on hundreds of IPO transactions – including the most complex and groundbreaking. We’re focused on providing you with high quality, responsive customer service throughout the life cycle of your SPAC.


Industry leading technology


Hit the ground running with a partner that combines the right technology with the right support, providing an optimal experience for you and your new investors. With real-time access to all your registry data in Computershare’s Issuer Online platform, business decision making has never been easier. Your investors will enjoy the simple, intuitive navigation and industry leading functionality of Investor Centre to manage their investor portfolio online. And you’ll be able to offer your shareholders an ecosystem of modern communication channels such as online chat, traditional web, Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system and live customer service channels.

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