Peter Thiel-backed Bridgetown Spac seals $550m US IPO

By Jonathan Breen
16 Oct 2020

Blank check company Bridgetown Holdings, which is focused on southeast Asia, has raised $550m from a listing on the Nasdaq.

The issuer, a so-called special purpose acquisition company (Spac), is a collaboration between Thiel Capital, the investment firm of Peter Thiel, co-founder of payments giant PayPal and a prolific investor in startups, and Pacific Century Group.

Pacific Century is led by founder Richard Li, a son of Hong ...

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