SPAC Alert:PerceptiveFiles for New Blank Check Company, Banking on Healthcare Sector

Why the life sciences firm is one of the only firms in recent months to seek capital for a special purpose acquisition company.

Geraldine Hope Ghelli/Bloomberg

Geraldine Hope Ghelli/Bloomberg

There has been a new SPAC sighting.

While many pundits have declared the new issue market dead or on hiatus, life sciences giant Perceptive Advisors has filed plans to raise at least $130 million for ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp. V, its fifth blank check company.


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