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Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Growing Acceptance for SPACs Seen, Maso Capital Says” – below is their description.
May.20 — Manoj Jain, founder partner and co-chief investment officer of Hong Kong-based Maso Capital, an Asia focused multi-asset class investment firm focused on event driven and convertible bond arbitrage, discusses the prospects for special purpose acquisition vehicles, or SPACs. Maso launched a SPAC last year. Jain speaks on the sideline of the annual Sohn Hong Kong Investment Leaders Conference with Sophie Kamaruddin on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”Bloomberg Markets and Finance YouTube Channel
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Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (HKSAR), is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. With over 7.5 million residents of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.
Hong Kong became a colony of the British Empire after the Qing Empire ceded Hong Kong Island at the end of the First Opium War in 1842. The colony expanded to the Kowloon Peninsula in 1860 after the Second Opium War and was further extended when Britain obtained a 99-year lease of the New Territories in 1898. The whole territory was transferred to China in 1997. As a special administrative region, Hong Kong maintains separate governing and economic systems from that of mainland China under the principle of “one country, two systems”.