Global Impact SPACs

The complete list of SPACs targeting companies working to build a more inclusive and sustainable future.

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Global Impact SPACs

A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a company with no commercial operations that is formed strictly to raise capital through an initial public offering (IPO) for the purpose of acquiring an existing company. Check out our 2-minute briefing on how SPACs work.

Impact SPACs could create a new source of capital for social impact and sustainable businesses. They target acquisitions in education, health, infrastructure, new energy, sustainability or that contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

As of 1 March 2021, there are now 112 Pre IPO and active Impact SPACs representing $27B of investment capital. This list will be updated quarterly.

As of 1 December 2020, there were 89 Pre IPO and active Impact SPACs representing $19B of investment capital.

NameSPAC TickerImpact FocusStatusSize $M USD
Adit EdTech Acquisition Corp. – S1ADEXEducationSearching (Pre Unit Split)$276
Class Acceleration Corp. – S1CLASEducationSearching (Pre Unit Split)$259
Edify Acquisition Corp. – S1EACEducationSearching (Pre Unit Split)$276
EdtechX Holdings Acquisition Corp. II – S1EDTXEducationSearching$117
Excolere Acquisition Corp – S1EXACEducation / HCPre IPO$200
OCA Acquisition Corp. – S1OCAXEducation / HealthPre IPO$130
Natural Order Acquisition CorpNOACSearchingEnvironment$230
Peridot Acquisition Corp.PDACDefinitive AgreementEnvironment$300
Peridot Acquisition Corp. IIPDOTPre IPOEnvironment$300
Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition CorpSOACSearchingEnvironment$300
Warrior Technologies Acquisition CoWARRSearching (Pre Unit Split)Environment$240
Sustainable Development Acquisition I Corp.SDACSearching (Pre Unit Split)Impact$316
TB SA Acquisition CorpTBSAPre IPOImpact$250
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp.NGADefinitive AgreementSocial Infrastructure$319
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. IINGABSearching (Pre Unit Split)Social Infrastructure$414
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. IIINGCPre IPOSocial Infrastructure$150
ACON S2 Acquisition Corp.STWOSearchingSustainability$250
Spring Valley Acquisition Corp.SVSearchingSustainability$232
Spring Valley Acquisition Corp. IISVIIPre IPOSustainability$200
Star Peak Corp IISTPCSearching (Pre Unit Split)Sustainability$403
5:01 Acquisition CorpFVAMSearchingHealth$83
ABG Acquisition Corp. IABGISearchingHealth$131
Alpha Healthcare Acquisition Corp.AHACDefinitive AgreementHealth$100
Amplitude Healthcare Acquisition CorpAMHCSearchingHealth$100
ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp IIIARYADefinitive AgreementHealth$150
ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp IVARYDSearchingHealth$130
Athlon Acquisition Corp.SWETSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$276
BCLS Acquisition Corp.BLSASearchingHealth$144
BCTG Acquisition CorpBCTGSearchingHealth$167
Better World Acquisition Corp.BWACSearchingHealth$127
Big Cypress Acquisition Corp.BCYPSearchingHealth$115
Biotech Acquisition CompanyBIOTSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$230
Blue Water Acquisition Corp.BLUWSearchingHealth$50
Brookline Capital Acquisition Corp.BCACSearchingHealth$58
CA Healthcare Acquisition Corp.CAHCSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$115
Capstar Special Purpose AcquisitionCPSRSearchingHealth$276
Chardan Healthcare Acquisition 2 CorpCHAQSearchingHealth$86
CHP Merger CorpCHPMSearchingHealth$302
CM Life Sciences II Inc.CMIISearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$240
CM Life Sciences, Inc.CMLFDefinitive AgreementHealth$443
Compute Health Acquisition Corp.CPUHSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$863
Consonance-HFW Acquisition Corp.CHFWSearchingHealth$92
Deerfield Healthcare Technology AcquisitionsDFHTDefinitive AgreementHealth$144
DFP Healthcare Acquisitions CorpDFPHSearchingHealth$230
Digital Transformation Opportunities Corp.DTOCPre IPOHealth$250
Edoc Acquisition Corp.ADOCSearchingHealth$92
EQ Health Acquisition Corp.EQHASearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$220
Eucrates Biomedical Acquisition Corp.EUCRSearchingHealth$105
Foresight Acquisition Corp.FORESearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$316
FoxWayne Enterprises AcquisitionFOXWSearchingHealth$58
Frazier Lifesciences Acquisition CorpFLACSearchingHealth$138
Frontier Acquisition Corp.FRONPre IPOHealth$200
FS Development Corp. IIFSIISearchingHealth$201
GreenVision Acquisition CorpGRNVDefinitive AgreementHealth$58
Health Assurance Acquisition Corp.HAACSearchingHealth$525
Health Sciences Acquisitions Corporation 2HSAQSearchingHealth$160
Healthcare Capital Corp.HCCCSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$275
Healthcare Services Acquisition CorpHCARSearchingHealth$331
HealthCor Catalio Acquisition Corp.​HCAQSearchingHealth$203
Helix Acquisition CorpHLXASearchingHealth$115
HH&L Acquisition Co.HHLASearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$414
HighCape Capital Acquisition Corp.CAPADefinitive AgreementHealth$115
Hudson Executive InvestmentHECDefinitive AgreementHealth$414
HumanCo Acquisition Corp.HMCOSearchingHealth$313
Ibere PharmaceuticalsIBERSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$120
Ignyte Acquisition Corp.IGNYSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$58
Isleworth Healthcare Acquisition Corp.ISLESearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$180
Jiya Acquisition Corp.JYACSearchingHealth$100
KL Acquisition CorpKLAQSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$288
Lazard Growth Acquisition Corp. ILGACSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$575
LifeSci Acquisition II CorpLSAQSearchingHealth$80
Locust Walk Acquisition Corp.LWACSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$175
Longview Acquisition Corp. IILGVPre IPOHealth$500
Lux Health Tech Acquisition Corp.LUXASearchingHealth$345
Medicus Sciences Acquisition Corp.MSACSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$92
MedTech Acquisition CorporationMTACSearchingHealth$250
Montes Archimedes Acquisition Corp.MAACSearchingHealth$411
NextGen Acquisition CorporationNGACDefinitive AgreementHealth$350
Omega Alpha SPACOMEGSearchingHealth$138
Orion Acquisition Corp.OHPAPre IPOHealth$300
Petra Acquisition, Inc.PAICSearchingHealth$70
Plum Acquisition Corp. IPLMIPre IPOHealth$300
Population Health Investment Co., Inc.PHICSearchingHealth$173
Priveterra Acquisition Corp.PMGMSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$276
Sarissa Capital Acquisition Corp.SRSASearchingHealth$200
SC Health CorpSCPELOIHealth$175
SCP & CO Healthcare Acquisition CompanySHACSearching (Pre Unit Split)Health$230
Senior Connect Acquisition Corp. ISNRHSearchingHealth$414
TCW Special Purpose Acquisition Corp.NAPAPre IPOHealth$400
Therapeutics Acquisition CorpRACASearchingHealth$136
Turmeric Acquisition CorpTMPMSearchingHealth$85
Vesper Healthcare Acquisition Corp.VSPRDefinitive AgreementHealth$460
VIDA FLaSH AcquisitionsFLSHPre IPOHealth$175
Viveon Health Acquisition Corp.VHAQSearchingHealth$203
ArcLight Clean Transition CorpACTCDefinitive AgreementNew Energy$250
ArcLight Clean Transition Corp. IIACTDPre IPONew Energy$250
Broadscale Acquisition Corp.SCLESearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$345
CITIC Capital Acquisition CorpCCACSearchingNew Energy$278
ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp.ENNVSearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$345
Environmental Impact Acquisition Corp.ENVISearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$207
First Reserve Sustainable Growth Corp.FRSGPre IPONew Energy$200
Fortistar Sustainable Solutions Corp.FSSISearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$259
Glass Houses Acquisition Corp.GLHAPre IPONew Energy$200
Glenfarne Merger Corp.GGMCPre IPONew Energy$250
Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. VHCICSearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$345
Legato Merger Corp.LEGOSearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$205
Queen’s Gambit Growth CapitalGMBTSearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$339
Rice Acquisition Corp.RICESearchingNew Energy$237
Ross Acquisition Corp IIROSSPre IPONew Energy$300
Spartan Acquisition Corp. IIISPAQSearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$552
Star Peak Energy Transition CorpSTPKDefinitive AgreementNew Energy$384
Switchback II CorporationSWBKSearching (Pre Unit Split)New Energy$316
Tortoise Acquisition Corp. IISNPRDefinitive AgreementNew Energy$345

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