Initial public offering (IPO)

Initial public offering (IPO)

Going public, IPO, public offering, listing, - how many ways can we talk about the same thing?

It sounds more complicated than it is. An Initial Public Offering is just that – the first time a private company’s stocks are offered to you and me – ‘the public’ or ‘investors’.

An IPO can raise money for a company, broaden its shareholder base, and provide liquidity and publicity.

It also comes with costs and obligations, including adopting corporate governance codes and producing financial statements.

A sale of stocks to institutional or large investors is referred to as “private placement”.

 
 
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Total expense ratio (TER)

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Gross domestic product (GDP)

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