FiscalNote Completes $1.3 Billion Business Combination and Becomes a Publicly Traded Company

July 29, 2022

Washington, D.C. and San Francisco – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, advised leading AI-driven enterprise SaaS company FiscalNote in the completion in its $1.3 billion business combination with Duddell Street Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company.

Approved by Duddell Street Acquisition Corp. stockholders on July 27, 2022, the newly combined company will operate as FiscalNote, and the company’s Class A Common Stock and warrants will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on August 1, 2022. under the ticker symbols “NOTE” and “NOTE WS.”

The Paul Hastings team that advised FiscalNote was led by Securities & Capital Markets partner Brandon Bortner and M&A partner Steve Camahort, and included associates Amir Heyat, Ashley Jaber, Nicole Corey, Rav Grewal, Ben Winnick; Elena Burns, Daniel O'Connor, and Megan Craig.

Additional advice was provided by partner Lucas Rachuba and of counsel Amy Lawrence (Tax); partner Eric Keller (Employee Benefits and Compensation); of counsel Keith Pisani (Securities); partner Scott Flicker and associates Ryan Poitras and Claire Connor (CFIUS); and partner Holly Snow and associate Joseph Wharton (Leverage Finance).

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