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Springwater Special Situations Corp. - SWSS

  • Commons

    $9.90

    +1.02%

    SWSS Vol: 67.0

  • Warrants

    $0.55

    +0.00%

    SWSSW Vol: 2.0K

  • Units

    $10.04

    +0.00%

    SWSSU Vol: 24.0

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SPAC Stats

Market Cap: 169.5M
Average Volume: 33.9K
52W Range: $9.71 - $10.10
Weekly %: +0.81%
Monthly %: +0.92%
Inst Owners: nan

Info

Target: Searching
Days Since IPO: 101
Unit composition:
Each unit consists of one share of common stock and one-half of one warrant
Trust Size: 15000000.0M

Management

Our current directors and executive officers are as follows: Name Age Title Martin Gruschka 55 Chief Executive Officer and Director Ignacio Casanova 43 Chief Financial Officer and Director Angel Pendas 49 Secretary and Director Eduardo Montes 69 Director Alexander H. Hamilton 66 Director Alex Greystoke 47 Director Hans H. Brandl 62 Director Martin Gruschka has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since our formation. Mr. Gruschka has 30 years of experience across investment banking, strategic consulting and private equity investing, with specialized knowledge of the media, telecoms, technology, engineering, aerospace and tourism sectors. Mr. Gruschka co-founded Springwater in 2002 and has been a board member of several Springwater portfolio companies including Aernnova, Daorje, MW Zander, Nervión and Wamos. Prior to founding Springwater, he worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Capital from 2001 to 2002 and Veronis Suhler Stevenson from 1999 to 2001 as an investment manager focused on the media and communications industry. Previously, Mr. Gruschka was an associate director of the Investment Banking Media Group at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell in London from 1997 to 1999 and head of the European Media Group at Arthur D Little in Zurich from 1994 to 1997. He began his career at the management consulting arm of Deutsche Bank in Berlin before working as a strategic consultant at St Gallen Consulting Group. Mr. Gruschka is an advisor to Goal Acquisitions Corp, a blank check company like our company that completed its initial public offering in February 2021 and is currently searching for target businesses in the sports industry. Mr. Gruschka studied Economics, Business and Philosophy at the Universities of Muenster, Freiburg and Stanford where he benefitted from a full scholarship of the Rotary Foundation International. We believe Mr. Gruschka is well-qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive experience, relationships and contacts. Ignacio Casanova has served as our Chief Financial Officer and a member of our board of directors since our formation. Mr. Casanova has 14 years of experience in private equity investing and strategic consulting. He joined Springwater in 2014 as investment director and is a board member of several of its portfolio companies including Nuba, Wamos, Pullmantur, Gens Aurea/Orocash and SGEL. Prior to joining Springwater, Mr. Casanova was a Director in the Transaction Services Strategy Group at PwC from 2007 to 2014. He was responsible for strategic consultancy and due diligence across all sectors for top tier corporate clients and private equity firms and was involved in more than 20 transactions. Prior to this, Mr. Casanova worked in a similar role at ALG from 2004 to 2005. He began his career as an engineer in the airport division at TYPSA, where he was also an advisor to transportation and logistics companies. Mr. Casanova has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and holds an MBA from INSEAD. We believe Mr. Casanova is well-qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive experience, relationships and contacts. Angel Pendas has served as our Secretary and a member of our board of directors since our formation. Mr. Pendas is a lawyer with 20 years of experience in M&A and private equity. Mr. Pendas joined Springwater in 2015 as general counsel, sitting on the boards of several Springwater portfolio companies. He is responsible for all the legal activities of the firm, including investment analysis, negotiations and transaction structuring. Prior to this, Mr. Pendas worked as the general counsel at Grupo Ahorro Corporación from 2011 to 2015, where he was responsible for supporting M&A, corporate finance and private equity transactions and investments. Prior to this, he was a senior associate at Gomez-Acebo & Pombo from 2006 to 2011 and partner at Mullerat from 2001 to 2006 working in the corporate-commercial department in charge of private equity and M&A transactions. He began his career with a similar focus as an associate at Echarri & Brindle. Mr. Pendas holds a degree in Law from San Pablo-CEU University in Madrid, as well as a MA in Business Law from the IE Business School. We believe Mr. Pendas is well-qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive experience, relationships and contacts. Alex Greystoke has served as a member of our board of directors since our formation. Mr Greystoke is founder and advisor of Goal Acquisitions Corp. Since 2018, Mr. Greystoke is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of TravelChamp, a stealth company in the artificial intelligence and big data industries and is inventor of a number 65 Table of Contents of valuable AI patents. He also is the President of Astroline, a group of for-profit private schools, and has held this position since 2008. Mr. Greystoke is also the founder of multiple AI technology companies including VacationChamp and ShoppingChamp, founded in 2015 and 2017. He is the inventor of three granted artificial intelligence patents, with eight pending patent applications. Mr. Greystoke is also an investor with investments in real estate, food and beverage, technology and other sectors. Previously, he founded HSC, a boutique corporate finance business raising money for and helping emerging companies commercialize in a range of sectors including technology, energy, healthcare and consumer products utilizing his wide network of partners throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S. Mr. Greystoke has served as director to numerous companies in the education, technology, AI and renewable energy spaces, and has served as a Chairman to a U.K. listed Chinese manufacturing Company. Mr. Greystoke is a former lawyer who worked at Slaughter and May and at Morgan Lewis. He has two masters in Law, one from Trinity College, Cambridge and the second, an LLM, from the University of Texas at Austin. We believe Mr. Greystoke is well-qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive experience, relationships and contacts. Eduardo Montes has served as a member of our board of directors since our formation. Mr. Montes has served as the Executive President of SGEL since 2018 and Wamos Group since 2018 and from 2010 to 2017 he chaired the Spanish Association of the Electrical Industry (UNESA) and from 2008 to 2010 he was the President of Grupo Ferroatlántica. During his career, Mr. Montes has held positions in multinationals such as Alcatel (General Director) from 1988 to 1993, GEC Alstom (President and CEO) from 1993 to 1995 and Siemens (President of Siemens Spain, President of Siemens Europe, Vice-president and member of the Executive Board of Siemens AG) from 1996 to 2008. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Catenon, Airificial and Mecalux and recently has been a member of the Board of Bertelsmann Stiftung. He has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and has a top executive program by IESE. We believe Mr. Montes is well-qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive experience, relationships and contacts. Alexander H. Hamilton has served as a member of our board of directors since our formation. Mr. Hamilton has served as CEO and member of the board of Sefi SA, an investment advisory firm based in Geneva, since 1990. Before, he held positions in investments banks such as Guyerzeller Bank, Banque Paribas and Merrill Lynch. Since November 2019, he has served as Vice-Chairman of Gens Aurea SpA. Mr. Hamilton has a MBA in International Finance from NYU Stern School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in modern literature and linguistics from the University of Lille. We believe Mr. Hamilton is well-qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive experience, relationships and contacts. Dr. Hans H. Brandl has served as a member of our board of directors since our formation. Mr. Brandl has significant operational experience in Germany and abroad in several industries (telecommunications, logistics, EH&S). Since 2017 he renders his professional services as a consultant to Barkawi Management Consultants. From 1989 to 2017 he was an International Strategy Management Consultant with Arthur D. Little and other consulting companies, also holding executive operational positions throughout his professional career. Dr. Brandl holds a Master degree in Physics (Technical University, Munich) and a PhD in Chemistry (University of Berlin). We believe Mr. Brandl is well-qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive experience, relationships and contacts. Our board of directors is divided into three classes with only one class of directors being elected in each year and each class serving a three-year term. The term of office of the first class of directors, consisting of Alex Greystoke and Hans H. Brandl, will expire at our first annual meeting of stockholders. The term of office of the second class of directors, consisting of Eduardo Montes and Alexander H. Hamilton, will expire at the second annual meeting. The term of office of the third class of directors, consisting of Martin Gruschka, Ignacio Casanova and Angel Pendas, will expire at the third annual meeting. Special Advisors We currently expect the following individuals to (i) assist us in sourcing, negotiating and consummating a potential business combination, (ii) provide their business insights when we assess potential business combination targets and (iii) upon our request, provide their business insights as we work to create additional value in the businesses that we acquire. However, they have no written advisory agreements with us. Additionally, they have no other employment or compensation arrangements with us. They will not serve on the board or any committee thereof, nor will they have any voting or decision making capacity on our behalf. They will also not be required to devote any specific amount of time to our efforts or be subject to the fiduciary requirements to which our board members are subject. Accordingly, if they become aware of a business combination opportunity which is suitable for us, they are under no obligation to introduce it to us before any other prospective acquiror. 66 Table of Contents David B. Falk serves as Director and Senior Advisor to Goal Acquisitions Corp (PUCKU: Nasdaq). Mr. Falk is the founder of Falk Associates Management Enterprises (FAME) which provides specialized and personal representation services to the company’s elite clientele of NBA superstars. Prior to founding FAME in 1992, Mr. Falk served as vice chairman of ProServ where he represented numerous professional athletes. Mr. Falk has successfully negotiated a number of large and notable NBA contracts, including Alonzo Mourning’s historical $100 million contract in 1995 and Michael Jordan’s 1996 one-year contract for $30 million. Mr. Falk was also influential in the creation of the “Air Jordan” brand and was an executive producer of the movie “Space Jam.” Mr. Falk is an investor in Consumable, a digital advertising company, Hyperwave, a cooking technology company, Ostendo, a quantum photonics technology company, Wheels Up, an aviation company, and Block Six Analytics. Mr. Falk first attended and is now a member of the Board of Trustees for Syracuse University. Mr Falk endowed and founded the David B. Falk College of Sports and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University, a leading sports program in the U.S. Candice Beaumont is the Chief Investment Officer of L Investments, a single family office with a portfolio of public and private equity. Ms. Beaumont serves as Chairman of the Salsano Group, a Panama based family office and conglomerate invested in private equity. Ms. Beaumont has been a speaker at numerous family office and investment conferences globally and is a NYU Stern Family Office Council member serving on the Steering Committee. She also served on the Steering Committee of the Yale University School of Management College of Family Offices, as well as the Princeton University Council of Family Offices and Endowments. Ms. Beaumont is as an Advisory Board member of the Family Office Association, a global membership organization exclusive to single family offices and families of significant wealth, as well as a Committee member of the 1640 Society that caters to single family offices and ultra high net worth families. She was a member of the Board of Directors of I2BF Venture Fund II, a DFSA regulated clean tech venture capital firm with offices in Dubai, New York, & London, as well as an Advisory Board member of The Luxury Fund. Ms. Beaumont remains committed to community and philanthropic causes and serves on the International Council of Advisors for Global Dignity, a charity founded by Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to foster global respect and dignity across all borders, genders religions and races. She has also previously served on the Board of Directors of Most Valuable Kids of Greater New York Inc., a charity that helps reward and inspire underprivileged children by getting them access to sports events, as well as Care for Kenya. She is a member of Athletes for Hope, a charity that helps athletes make a difference off the field with charitable endeavors. She is also a part of the Academy of The Global Teacher Prize, founded by the Varkey Foundation. Ms. Beaumont is a member of the Milken Institute after being part of the Milken Young Leaders Circle as well as an active member of Young Presidents Organization. Ms. Beaumont started her career in Corporate Finance at Merrill Lynch. Ms. Beaumont also worked as an investment banker at Lazard Frères for several years. She left Lazard to work as a private equity principal at Argonaut Capital, where she was responsible for all aspects of new investment execution for the firm and its portfolio companies. Raghu Kilambi is an experienced technology investor and entrepreneur with over 25 years of global business experience in public and private investments, building businesses and creating shareholder value. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling Corp. and a co-founder and a member of the advisory board to Goal Acquisitions Corp. (PUCKU: Nasdaq). He has raised over $1 billion of equity and debt capital for private and public companies in the USA and Canada and has been involved in many acquisitions and exits of companies. His experience includes operational management, financial reporting, corporate governance corporate finance, public offerings in USA, strategic acquisitions and investments, international business development, merchant banking and corporate restructuring in sectors including technology and clean technology. Most recently, Mr. Kilambi was Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of California-based ConversionPoint (e-Commerce software/services). Previously, from 1998 to 2001, Mr. Kilambi was the Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of FutureLink Corp., a leading first-generation VC-backed cloud computing technology company that grew from a startup to over $100 million in annualized revenues. Javier Macaya is a London-based private equity investor. Mr. Macaya has had a twenty five-year investment banking career in New York City where he worked at Goldman Sachs, James D Wolfensohn Inc. and JP Morgan. He also founded Athelera LLC, a middle-market focused merger and acquisition boutique with offices in New York, London and Bogota that he led for close to 15 years. During his twenty-five-year career, Mr. Macaya has represented clients and acted as financial advisor to many leading companies, entrepreneurs and family groups throughout the Americas and Europe with interests in the media, financial services, technology, basic industry, consumer products, 67 Table of Contents telecommunications, technology and retail. He is a Director of ArrowMetals AG and Compass Group Holdings. He also serves on the international board of his alma mater, Tufts University, as well as the institute of Global Leadership at Tufts. Francisco Calheiros has more than thirty years of experience in tourism. As a manager, he held management positions at Grupo Espírito Santo Viagens, Springwater Tourism Group, Macrotur, Poligrupo and Sonicel. Since 2012, he has been the president of CTP — Tourism Confederation of Portugal. He was also vice-president of APAVT — Portuguese Association of Travel Agencies and president of general assembly for several mandates. He has been honored by António Guterres, prime minister (1995-2002), with the Tourism Merit Medal, and by Jorge Sampaio (1996-2006), Portugal´s president, receiving the Commercial Merit Commendation. Jules Domenichini has 13 years of relevant experience in corporate finance and private equity. He joined Springwater in 2014. He has also worked as a Managing Director at Premiere Ligne Capital Advisers in Paris. Prior to this, he was a Senior Manager at BDO Corporate Finance in London and a Senior Consultant at Arthur Andersen/EY in Geneva. Mr. Domenichini began his career working in Corporate Development for Baloise Group in Basel. He was also a Senior Lecturer in Financial Analysis at Sciences Po in Paris. Executive Compensation No executive officer has received any cash compensation for services rendered to us. Other than the payment of consulting, success or finder fees to our officers, directors, initial stockholders or their affiliates in connection with the consummation of our initial business combination and the repayment of the $150,000 loan made by our executive officers to us, no compensation or fees of any kind will be paid to our initial stockholders, members of our management team or their respective affiliates, for services rendered prior to or in connection with the consummation of our initial business combination (regardless of the type of transaction that it is). However, they will receive reimbursement for any out-of-pocket expenses incurred by them in connection with activities on our behalf, such as identifying potential target businesses, performing business due diligence on suitable target businesses and business combinations as well as traveling to and from the offices, plants or similar locations of prospective target businesses to examine their operations. There is no limit on the amount of consulting, success or finder fees payable by us upon consummation of an initial business combination. Additionally, there is no limit on the amount of out-of-pocket expenses reimbursable by us; provided, however, that to the extent such expenses exceed the available proceeds not deposited in the trust account, such expenses would not be reimbursed by us unless we consummate an initial business combination. After our initial business combination, members of our management team who remain with us may be paid consulting, management or other fees from the combined company with any and all amounts being fully disclosed to stockholders, to the extent then known, in the proxy solicitation materials furnished to our stockholders. However, the amount of such compensation may not be known at the time of the stockholder meeting held to consider an initial business combination, as it will be up to the directors of the post-combination business to determine executive and director compensation. In this event, such compensation will be publicly disclosed at the time of its determination in a Current Report on Form 8-K or a periodic report, as required by the SEC. Director Independence Currently Eduardo Montes, Alexander H. Hamilton, Alex Greystoke and Hans H. Brandl would each be considered an “independent director” under Nasdaq listing rules, which is defined generally as a person other than an officer or employee of the compan

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Institutional Holders

Reporting Date Hedge Fund Shares Held Market Value % of Portfolio Quarterly Change in Shares Ownership in Company
2021-11-16 Oaktree Capital Management LP 250,000 $2,440,000 0.0% 0 4.404%
2021-11-15 Ancora Advisors LLC 22,000 $220,000 0.0% 0 0.388%
2021-11-15 Marshall Wace LLP 123,014 $1,200,000 0.0% 0 2.167%
2021-11-15 Hunting Hill Global Capital LLC 243,320 $2,380,000 0.7% 0 4.286%
2021-11-15 Highbridge Capital Management LLC 612,933 $5,990,000 0.2% 0 10.797%
2021-11-10 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. 225,140 $2,200,000 0.0% 0 3.966%

SEC Filings

Form Type Form Description Filing Date Document Link
10-Q QUARTERLY REPORT 2021-11-22 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021061212/f10q0921_springwate.htm
8-K CURRENT REPORT 2021-11-19 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021060889/ea151111-8k_springwater.htm
NT 10-Q FORM NT 10-Q 2021-11-15 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021059313/ea150648-nt10q_springwat.htm
8-K CURRENT REPORT 2021-09-21 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021049003/ea147637-8k_springwater.htm
SC 13G 2021-09-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000112329221001283/sssc13g_09092021.htm
8-K CURRENT REPORT 2021-09-08 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021047041/ea147062-8k_springwater.htm
8-K CURRENT REPORT 2021-09-03 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021046655/ea146677-8k_springwater.htm
SC 13G 2021-09-03 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000104106221000151/ACM_13G_Springwater.txt
SC 13G SCHEDULE 13G 2021-09-03 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000089914021000628/h090321a.htm
8-K CURRENT REPORT 2021-08-30 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021045643/ea146570-8k_springwater.htm
424B4 PROSPECTUS 2021-08-26 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021044994/f424b40821_springwaterspl.htm
SC 13G SCHEDULE 13G 2021-08-26 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000110465921109707/tm2125993d1_sc13g.htm
EFFECT 2021-08-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/999999999521003299/xslEFFECTX01/primary_doc.xml
3 PRIMARY DOCUMENT 2021-08-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000109489121000294/xslF345X02/edgar.xml
3 PRIMARY DOCUMENT 2021-08-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000109489121000293/xslF345X02/edgar.xml
3 PRIMARY DOCUMENT 2021-08-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000109489121000292/xslF345X02/edgar.xml
3 PRIMARY DOCUMENT 2021-08-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000109489121000291/xslF345X02/edgar.xml
3 PRIMARY DOCUMENT 2021-08-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000109489121000290/xslF345X02/edgar.xml
CERT 2021-08-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000135445721000965/8A_cert_SWSS.pdf
8-A12B FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES 2021-08-24 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021044575/ea146255-8a12b_springwater.htm
CORRESP 2021-08-24 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021044505/filename1.htm
CORRESP 2021-08-23 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021044220/filename1.htm
S-1/A REGISTRATION STATEMENT 2021-08-19 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021043857/fs12021a5_springwaterspec.htm
S-1/A REGISTRATION STATEMENT 2021-08-09 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021040825/fs12021a4_springwater.htm
S-1/A REGISTRATION STATEMENT 2021-07-19 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021037319/fs12021a3_springwaterspecial.htm
CORRESP 2021-07-16 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021037320/filename1.htm
UPLOAD 2021-07-08 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000000000021008462/filename1.pdf
S-1/A REGISTRATION STATEMENT 2021-06-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021034048/fs12020a2_springwater.htm
CORRESP 2021-06-24 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021034049/filename1.htm
UPLOAD 2021-06-23 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000000000021007690/filename1.pdf
CORRESP 2021-06-16 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021032705/filename1.htm
S-1/A REGISTRATION STATEMENT 2021-06-16 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021032702/fs12021a1_springwaterspecial.htm
UPLOAD 2021-03-22 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000000000021003398/filename1.pdf
S-1 REGISTRATION STATEMENT 2021-03-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021014607/fs12021_springwaterspecsit.htm
DRSLTR 2021-02-17 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021010142/filename1.htm
DRS/A 2021-02-17 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021010140/filename1.htm
UPLOAD 2021-02-12 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000000000021001799/filename1.pdf
DRS 2021-01-25 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1838000/000121390021003823/filename1.htm