There are many alternatives to an initial public offering. This article explains the different alternatives you should consider if you are thinking about an IPO.
Justin Holmstead and Brett Bartholomew
Learn to understand the tax and economic differences between transaction structures for your next M&A negotiation.
Avoid the most common IPO pitfalls, including inadequate preparation, corporate governance, business models, regulatory violations, and false expectations.
Understanding the ins and outs of IPO pricing can help you know what to expect on the day of your IPO.
ESG reporting can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to. Learn the basics in this article.
Josh Shipp and Zachary Baird
Unprofitable companies can have successful IPOs because of certain universal dynamics, but contextual factors may impact valuations.
This article highlights a few of the common advantages and disadvantages of an IPO that you should consider before making your decision.
This article describes Spotify’s direct listing and examines the advantages and disadvantages of a direct listing in comparison to the traditional IPO process.
Before engaging in a merger or acquisition, be sure to learn about the services and incentives of advisors on each side of the deal.
Different stakeholder groups often measure the success of an IPO in different ways. Learn about the most common measures of IPO success and why each measure may or may not be appropriate in different situations.
Lydia Sheffield and Jeff Wilks
Develop a broad understanding of the IPO process and discover tips about how to prepare for an IPO, including what major pitfalls to avoid.
Gain a broader perspective about startup financing and find out how startups raise capital to fund their growth.
Understand the costs of going public. Common ways companies incur costs in an IPO, and provides an estimate of those costs.
The day of the IPO is only the beginning for a public company. After the IPO there are a variety of new pressures, requirements, regulations, and relationships that a public company needs to be aware of to be successful.
Rand Hawk and Dustin Graham
Provides practical advice on IPO timing. Explores factors that help identify open market windows, such as the VIX Index.