Perceptive Advisors Preps New Blank-Check Company

The life sciences specialist’s first special-purpose acquisition company recently announced a deal.

Joseph Edelman (Chris Goodney/Bloomberg)

Joseph Edelman

(Chris Goodney/Bloomberg)

Perceptive Advisors is the latest hedge fund firm launching a new blank-check company.

The firm, which specializes in health care funds, filed plans with regulators to take ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp II public.

The vehicle, also called a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, was created to do a deal in the healthcare or related industries.

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