Reverse Merger Sell-Side or Buy-Side?

Assume that a large private company is seeking to merge some of its assets into a smaller public company to gain access to the liquid capital markets. The private company will assume pro forma ownership as the assets they are contributing generate 50x more EBITDA than those of the public company. If your bank is advising the public company, would this be considered a sell-side mandate? What do you (prospects) think the right answer is? And (analysts) would this be a good / easy question to ask the SA candidates I'll be interviewing?

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Cov
Jul 30, 2021 - 4:43pm

Lol I'll be the one asking the question. I have a few kids to interview next week and I was told to go easy on them, so I'm trying to compile a few questions that are not very technical, but somehow tell me that you know about the group.

  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
Jul 30, 2021 - 5:40pm

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