Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I’m Dan DeFrancesco, and here’s what’s on the agenda today:
- Inside how a massive infrastructure plan could be a boon for pension funds.
- Read the initial investment memo written by Greylock Partners on Blend, which went public Friday.
- We’ve got six charts breaking down the status of SPAC IPOs in the first half of 2021.
Pension funds have contributed to the 10-year rise in invested infrastructure assets. Here’s why the massive infrastructure plan could be a big boost.
Read an early investment memo on Blend written by Greylock Partners’ Jerry Chen. Here’s the full memo.
There were 386 SPAC IPOs in the first half of 2021, putting this year already well ahead of the 256 SPAC IPOs in all of 2020. Get inside the numbers here.
Raymond James hired managing director David Barcus to lead its high-yield capital markets practice. Kirk Kaludis, who had been Credit Suisse’s Americas head of technology banking, will be RBC’s global head of technology investment banking. These are the people moves you need to know.