Vice Media Is in Advanced Talks to Merge With SPAC Backed by 7GC

Vice Media is in advanced talks to merge with 7GC & Co Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company led by tech investor Jack Leeney, according to people familiar with the situation, the latest step in the media firm’s hopes of going public via a SPAC merger.

Vice had previously talked with other SPACs, including one backed by Group Nine Media, a Discovery-backed media firm, and another one led by former Disney executives Tom Staggs and Kevin Mayer. But neither set of talks advanced.