Luxury EV maker Lucid Motors to go public with $11.75 merger with black check company Churchill Capital IV Corp

In a statement luxury electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors stated, it will go public by merging with blank-check firm Churchill Capital IV Corp in a deal that values the combined company at $11.75 billion. Incidentally, CCIV, which has the backing of Michael Klein, and new private investors are getting shares at different prices: the new…

SoftBank commits $40 billion to second Vision Fund

SoftBank’s second fund has already secured funding from Standard Chartered Plc and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp will invest $40 billion in its second Vision Fund. SoftBank’s board will meet on Thursday to approve the commitment. SoftBank’s first, $100 billion Vision Fund was…

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power to expand into manufacturing of solar panels

ACWA Power’s plan has multiple sweet points given that it is aligned with Riyadh’s goal to diversify its economy and wean its economy away from just oil exports. In a development that places the development of power and water plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s bid to develop its renewable power industry, Riyadh-based ACWA…