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SPAC Chenghe Acquisition prices $100 million IPO, targeting fintech in Asia

April 28, 2022

Chenghe Acquisition, a blank check company targeting fintech in Asia, raised $100 million by offering 10 million units at $10. Each unit consists of one share of common stock and one-half of a warrant, exercisable at $11.50.

The company is led by Chairman Richard Li, the former COO and CIO of China Great Wall AMC International, and the former CEO of Great Wall Pan Asia Asset Management. He is joined by CEO and Director Shibin Wang, the co-founder and CEO of Hong Kong Digital Asset Ex, and CFO Anna Zhou, a former Senior Associate at Mighty Divine Investment Management.

Chenghe Acquisition intends to focus on fintech or technology-enabled financial service companies, including artificial intelligence, big data, cloud and blockchain-related initiatives in Asian markets, excluding Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau.

Chenghe Acquisition plans to list on the Nasdaq under the symbol CHEAU. Morgan Stanley and EarlyBirdCapital acted as joint bookrunners on the deal.