We advised the underwriters on the SPAC IPO and Nasdaq listing

Davis Polk advised the representatives of the several underwriters in connection with the initial public offering of 25,000,000 Class A ordinary shares of MELI Kaszek Pioneer Corp at $10.00 per share. The shares were listed on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “MEKA.”

MELI Kaszek Pioneer Corp is a newly incorporated special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, amalgamation, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. MELI Kaszek intends to seek a business combination with a Latin American-focused technology business.

The Davis Polk capital markets team included partner Maurice Blanco, counsel Katia Brener and associate Kamil Turkmani. The tax team included partner Ethan R. Goldman and associate Bree Gong. Counsel Marcie A. Goldstein provided FINRA advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.