Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation on USD 3.2 billion deSPAC merger with SIGNA Sports United
Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: YAC), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company and SIGNA Sports United, a leading global sports e-commerce and tech platform, have announced a definitive agreement for a business combination that will result in SIGNA Sports United becoming a public company.
The combination also includes the acquisition of the WiggleCRC Group, the second-largest online bike retailer globally, currently owned by Bridgepoint. Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company will trade on the NYSE under the SIGNA Sports United name.
Loyens & Loeff represents Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation in the transaction, with a team led by Michel van Agt and Roel Fluit, together with Gearte Sijens, Lard Rehr (corporate), Louis Lutz, Ingrid Hijdra and Sandrine Lekkerkerker (tax).
Sandrine LekkerkerkerAssociate Tax lawyer
Sandrine Lekkerkerker, tax lawyer, is a member of the International Tax Services practice group in our Amsterdam office. She focuses on Dutch corporate tax and Tax M&A and is a member of the Tax M&A team.T: +31 20 578 58 75 M: +31 683 20 33 47 E: [email protected]
Roel FluitPartner Attorney at law
Roel Fluit, attorney at law, is a member of the Corporate practice group in our Amsterdam office. He focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and (national and international) joint ventures. He is also a member of the Region Teams United States and Latin America.T: +31 20 578 50 05 M: +31 6 10 89 73 21 E: [email protected]