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Insurance Acquisition Completes Shift Auto Retailer Deal; IPO Launches

Shares of Shift Technologies Inc. fell 6.7% in their Nasdaq debut on Thursday after the online used-car seller went public through a reverse-merger deal with blank check firm Insurance Acquisition Corp. Shift shares were trading at $10.86 in morning trade, …

Online Used Car Retailer Shift Talking Merger With Insurance Acquisition

Shift Technologies Inc., an online retailer for used cars, is in talks to merge with blank-check company Insurance Acquisition Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. The companies could announce a transaction within a month, said the people, who …