Jay Ritter

Big Four shunned SPAC IPOs but now flock to audit new companies

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares insights for this story on the Big Four accounting firms’ avoidance of audit work when SPACs became Wall Street’s favorite way to take companies public, leaving smaller outfits churning out hundreds of fast, cheap audits of the blank-check vehicles. For those freshly minted public companies that emerged from the boom, it’s been a different story.

Read more from Ritter in this story from Bloomberg Tax