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SPACs had been one of many hottest funding tales of 2020 and look to proceed that momentum into 2021.Listed below are 10 SPACs and former SPACs that might outperform for buyers in 2021, shared initially on Thursday’s SPACs Assault present from Benzinga.Looking out For Targets: Led by Zynga Inc (NASDAQ: ZNGA) founder Mark Pincus and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, Reinvent Know-how Companions (NYSE: RTP) is focusing on the know-how sector. The duo met in 2002 and have been partnered collectively on a number of offers, together with main the seed spherical in Friendster and being early buyers in Fb Inc (NASDAQ: FB).Burgundy Know-how Acquisition (NASDAQ: BTAQ) is focusing on the know-how and enterprise software program markets. The SPAC is led by Leo Apotheker, the previous CEO of HP Inc (NYSE: HPQ) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP). At SAP, Apotheker helped remodel the corporate from a single product to a multi-solution enterprise. The SPAC is focusing on an organization from the U.S. or Europe, with Israel additionally talked about within the prospectus. EToro, Taboola, Outbrain and REE Automotive are among the many Israeli corporations contemplating IPOs or SPAC mergers to go public in 2021.Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp VI (NYSE: IPOF) is the sixth SPAC in a collection from Chamath Palihapitiya. Every of the three latest SPACs from Palihapitiya has the identical administration workforce with one added member for every workforce. The additional member for IPOF is Richard Costolo, the previous CEO of Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR). This SPAC raised over $1 billion and will land the doubtless largest deal for Palihapitiya. The SPAC might additionally see sturdy curiosity if any of the opposite Palihapitiya SPACs shut or announce offers.Ajax I (NYSE: AJAX) has an all-star administration workforce led by former CEOs and founders of well-known corporations. The workforce contains 23andMe founder Anne Wojcicki, Instagram founder Kevin Systrom, Sq. Inc (NYSE: SQ) founder Jim McKelvey and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE: CMG) founder Steve Ellis. The SPAC can be led by Daniel Och and Glenn Fuhrman, who each labored at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) and have expertise with personal investments in Coinbase, Github, Instacart, Robinhood, Stripe and Want. The SPAC is focusing on sectors that embody web, software program, fintech and shopper.Associated Hyperlink: 10 SPACs Buying and selling Underneath For Buyers To Contemplate In 2021SPACS With Pending Offers: Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp (NYSE: NGA) has a pending merger with Lion Electrical, an organization specializing in the electrical car marketplace for buses and vans. The corporate has present manufacturing capabilities of two,500 items a yr with plans to ramp that determine up. Lion Electrical has charging infrastructure and telematics options to supply clients as properly. The clear vitality plan of President-elect Joe Biden requires changing 500,000 faculty buses to zero emissions, which might favor an organization like Lion Electrical. The corporate has introduced offers with ChargePoint and Blink Charging (NASDAQ: BLNK) to supply charging infrastructure with its electrical autos to clients.Genius Sports activities, which supplies sports activities information to sports activities betting corporations, goes public with dMY Know-how Group Inc II (NYSE: DMYD). Genius Sports activities is on tempo to supply information for over 240,000 occasions a yr, together with because the official supplier for 170,000 occasions. Genius has offers in place with the NBA, NCAA, FIBA, FIFA, EPL, PGA and Nascar. Clients for Genius Sports activities embody DraftKings Inc (NASDAQ: DKNG), FanDuel, William Hill, Caesars and BetMGM. Genius Sports activities is anticipating income to develop at a compounded annual progress price of 29%.Butterfly Community, which affords moveable ultrasound know-how, goes public with Longview Acquisition Corp (NYSE: LGVW). The objective of Butterfly Community is to place ultrasound on a chip and make it extra accessible in underserved areas and likewise assist change cumbersome conventional cart-based units. Butterfly Networks has bought over 30,000 items and has offers in place with most of the high 100 U.S. hospitals. Butterfly Community is backed by Invoice Gates and Baillie Gifford. Cathie Wooden has been including and now holds over 1.2 million shares of Longview within the Ark Genomic ETF (BATS: ARKG).Steady Street Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: SRAC) is merging with house firm Momentus. Known as the “FedEx of House” by Barron’s and a “zero gravity logistics participant,” Momentus will accomplice with corporations to maneuver objects in house. Momentus has a cope with SpaceX and plans on launching satellites as a service sooner or later. Momentus forecasts it’ll hit $1 billion in income in 2024.Former SPACs: Desktop Steel Inc (NYSE: DM) accomplished its merger in 2020 and noticed shares fall over 20% on its first day as a publicly traded firm. Desktop Steel is a play on manufacturing coming into a 2.0 period and utilizing lighter and extra environment friendly 3D-printers in sectors like aerospace and automotive. Manufacturing of these things at scale may very well be the holy grail of 3D printing.Fisker Inc (NYSE: FSR) is in search of to be a serious participant within the electrical autos market sooner or later. The corporate has over 10,000 reservations for its Fisker Ocean car. A partnership with Magna Worldwide (NYSE: MGA) for manufacturing permits Fisker to deal with advertising and marketing and design of future autos. Fisker might have a giant 2021 with an influencer marketing campaign and continued analyst protection. CEO Henrik Fisker mentioned he’s planning on attending the digital 2021 Shoppers Electronics Present in January, which may very well be a possible catalyst in early 2021.Disclosure: Creator is lengthy BTAQ, NGA, DM.See extra from Benzinga * Click on right here for choices trades from Benzinga * How To Make investments Like Brad Feld * 10 IPOs To Watch Out For In 2021, Together with Petco, Poshmark, Bumble, Coinbase And Extra(C) 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga doesn’t present funding recommendation. All rights reserved.