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Latham & Watkins Advises Spectaire in De-SPAC Business Combination With Perception Capital Corp. II

January 17, 2023
Firm represents innovative emissions monitoring provider in transaction to become a publicly listed company.

Spectaire Inc., a provider of cutting-edge solutions for customers to monitor, track, and meet emissions targets via its micro-mass-spectrometer (MMS) device, has announced entry into a definitive agreement to go public via a business combination with Perception Capital Corp. II (NASDAQ: PCCT)

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Spectaire in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Boston partner Stephen Ranere and Houston partner Ryan Maierson, with associates Bryan Ryan, Benjamin Marek, Vera Bespalova, Brian Wolgast, and Tasbiha Batool. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Century City partner Pardis Zomorodi, with associate Abigail Friedman; on benefits and compensation matters by Century City partner Julie Crisp, with associates Courtney Thomson and Morgan Wesner; on intellectual property matters by Bay Area partner Michelle Gross, with associate Ryan Sanders; and on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. partner Jason Cruise, Frankfurt partner Max Hauser, and Washington, D.C. counsel Joseph Simei.