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The News Archive for David Panton

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The News Archive for David Panton

David Panton

Managing Partner

SPAC Opportunity Partners LP
Atlanta, GA, USA
30 Jun 2021 | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta's Navigation Capital raising $690M for 'SPAC' acquisitions

The four "SPAC" acquisitions – Navigation Capital Acquisition VI, VII, VIII and IX – include companies in financial technology, telecommunications, and manufacturing services. Navigation Capital Acquisition IX would be led by Vicki Palmer as CEO. The company's chairman will be David Panton, managing partner at Navigation Capital and chairman of Panton Equity Partners LLC, a private family office he founded in June 2012.

29 Jun 2021 | Bloomberg

‘Super Soaker’ Inventor Joins Rare Quadruple Play in SPAC Market

Navigation Capital Partners announced intentions to create four new blank-check companies. This move reveals the unabated enthusiasm for the SPAC market. The proposal would seek $150 million for each special purpose acquisition company, VI through IX, and would seat Lonnie Johnson, the inventor of the “Super Soaker” water gun, as CEO of one and place Super Bowl champion, Jerome Bettis, on the board of another.

11 Jan 2021 | Business Wire

Navigation Capital Partners SPAC Operations Significantly Expands SPAC Portfolio

Atlanta private equity firm, Navigation Capital Partners, revealed plans to finance three new special purpose acquisition companies, signaling a significant expansion of its SPAC Operations.

18 Sep 2020 | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta PE firm Navigation Capital launches into SPACs

The future of taking a company public could lie in an investment vehicle that has rapidly gained popularity in 2020. Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, also known as “blank check companies,” are having a record-breaking year. Atlanta’s Navigation Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm, launched a SPAC Operations Group in 2019...