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Our SPAC Group has deep expertise in the structuring and execution of transactions across the full SPAC cycle, offering the full suite of capabilities across SPAC IPO underwriting, De-SPAC Advisory and PIPE execution.
Roger Salazar, Jr.
Managing Director, Head of SPACs
Roger Salazar, Jr. is a Managing Director and Head of SPACs at SVB Leerink. He is responsible for advising our clients on SPAC related transactions. His expertise spans across the full lifecycle of a SPAC from IPO to business combination. Roger has worked with the most prominent SPAC sponsors and advised corporates on their mergers with SPACs.
Mr. Salazar joined the firm in 2021 from Citigroup where he specialized in SPACs. He successfully priced a record number of SPAC deals, including over 115 SPAC IPOs and participated in more than 30 SPAC mergers. Prior, to his career at Citigroup, Mr. Salazar spent five years at RBC Capital Markets.
Mr. Salazar earned a B.S. in Finance and Economics from NYU Stern School of Business.