Shapeways’ Merger Agreement with Galileo Acquisition Corp.

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP advised Shapeways, Inc. on the deal.

Shapeways, Inc., a global digital manufacturing platform provider, announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Galileo Acquisition Corp., a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). The business combination values Shapeways at an implied $410 million enterprise value. The combined company will be named Shapeways Holdings, Inc. and is expected to be listed on the NYSE under the new ticker symbol, SHPW. 

The Gunderson deal team was led by corporate partner Hozefa Botee (Picture), IPO/public companies chair Jeff Vetter, M&A partner John Olson, corporate partner Jerome Ku, commercial and technology transactions partner Aaron Rubin, tax partner Jaime Narayan, executive compensation partner Romica Singh, and associates Matthew Smallcomb, Emily Lieberman, Cynthia Douthwaite, Tina Xu, Blessing Havana, Alan Sadler, Sofia Rattes and Russell Smith.

 

Involved fees earner: Hozefa Botee – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Cynthia Douthwaite – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Blessing Havana – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Jerome Ku – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Emily Lieberman – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Jaime Narayan – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; John Olson – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Sofia Rattes – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Aaron Rubin – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Alan Sadler – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Romica Singh – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Matthew Smallcomb – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Jeffrey Vetter – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian; Tina Xu – Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian;

Law Firms: Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian;

Clients: Shapeways;

Author: Martina Bellini