A company considering a public offering should thoughtfully evaluate its objectives, consider its alternatives and recognize the up-front and continuing costs of taking this step in its strategic plan.
Once the determination to undertake an IPO has been made, careful preparation will need to go into the launching process. An IPO is a seminal event in the life of a company and should be carefully planned in order to be effectively and successfully executed.
Thoughtful consideration will need to go into the makeup of the execution team, how you’ll address legal, accounting and reporting issues and address various regulatory bodies.
Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) are considered by most investors as a good investment vehicle as it gives one an opportunity to invest in shares of a company at potentially good valuations. In order to maximise on this opportunity, investors prefer to avail of IPO funding and margin loans as these facilities allow them to apply for a higher number of shares than would be possible with their own capital.
This course is designed to provide an overview of how a company goes public through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and understand the procedures and processes prescribed by various regulatory authorities and related agencies with regard to IPO’s.