The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on TechCrunch+ or get The Exchange newsletter every Saturday. Last we heard, Circle had renegotiated its SPAC transaction, boosting its enterprise value from $4.5 billion to $9 billion. What happened between then and now to get us from a new, higher deal price to a termination? We’re following that particular arc today. Our investigation will include taking a look back at Circle’s financial results from both 2021 and the first half of 2022, data that we will cross with results from USDC in the back half of 2022. And, yes, we’ll need to talk about FTX at least a little bit.
Thoughts on the demise of Circle’s SPAC deal by Alex Wilhelm originally published on TechCrunch