It is ultimately a Californian nugget that will have caught the attention of Tidjane Thiam and his partners within the company Freedom Acquisition I Corp, listed on the New York Stock Exchange in February 2021.
The ex-CEO of Credit Suisse plans to use his $345 million (nearly €328 million) special purpose acquisition company (Spac) to merge with Human Longevity Inc (HLI ). An operation that would value the whole at nearly 1 billion dollars, according to a communication made public by the two entities.
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The announcement, which came late on June 20, follows the signing of a non-binding letter of intent, although the companies said there was no guarantee of a final agreement. or the conclusion of a transaction. However, if the latter succeeds, the merged entity