Howard Fischer’s Basso Finds a Second Life in SPACs

The former convertible arb manager is still going strong with a fund that invests in blank check companies.

Illustration by II

Illustration by II

Howard Fischer may have closed his flagship convertible arb fund and other related vehicles earlier this year.

But his Basso Capital Management is still alive and well, solely a specialist in special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), also known as blank-check companies. In fact, he is even mulling the creation of his own blank-check company to acquire a company.


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