The NEC-backed quantum computing system developer is set to list on the New York Stock Exchange through the transaction.

D-Wave Systems, a Canada-based quantum computing technology developer backed by IT equipment producer NEC, agreed to a $1.6bn reverse merger on Tuesday with special purpose acquisition company DPCM Capital. Founded in 1999, D-Wave produces full-stack quantum systems supporting hardware, post-processing software and developer tools. The deal values the company at $1.2bn pre-merger and the merged…

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