Ryan J. Maierson



Latham & Watkins

Ryan Maierson, a partner in the Houston office and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, is the former Global Chair of Latham’s Public Company Representation Practice and former Chair of the firm’s Houston Corporate Department. Mr. Maierson has particular knowledge in M&A and corporate finance transactions in the energy industry, as well as both business combination transactions and initial public offerings involving special purpose acquisition companies.


4:25 PM - 5:05 PM

Wednesday June 15, 2022

Spotting Red Flags on a Deal

  • Inadequate/rushed due diligence
  • SPAC management expertise (or lack thereof) in selected sectors
  • Disclosures that raise more questions than answers
  • Valuations unsupported by the numbers
  • SPAC management’s track record
  • How the SEC’s SPAC rulemaking proposal might affect transaction diligence and deal execution
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