Orrick Advises Fisker on SPAC Merger with Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp.


Orrick advised Fisker (NYSE:FSR) on its merger with Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company or SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, resulting in Fisker becoming a publicly listed company. The combined company’s Class A common stock and public warrants began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols “FSR” and “FSR WS,” respectively, on October 30. The merger values Fisker at a $2.9 billion pro forma equity value. 

The Orrick team advising Fisker on its acquisition and listing was led by David Schwartz, Albert Vanderlaan, Mitch Zuklie, Hari Raman, Bill Hughes and Steven Malvey. Additional assistance was provided by Steve Lessard, Glynna Christian, Amy Ray, Diana Gillis, Amanda Galton, Brandon Sanders, Jake Routhier, David Gold, Jamie Kamen, Vinella Sido, Maria Bergenhem, Fallon Griffin, Christine McCarthy and Michael Wiesner.