Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
May 09, 2017
Entity Registrant Name Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corp  
Entity Central Index Key 0001670349  
Document Type 10-Q  
Trading Symbol MPAC  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity a Voluntary Filer No  
Entity's Reporting Status Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Class A Common Stock [Member]    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   32,500,000
Class F Common Stock [Member]    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   8,125,000