An IPO is an Initial Public Offering. This is the initial sale of stock to the public from private investors and holders of the company. There are several reasons why a company would issue stock to the public. Publicly traded stock allows the company to offer shares in mergers and acquisitions, easing the mechanism in purchasing other companies and lowering the cost. Publicly traded stock also allows the company to offer incentives to employees, by giving shares of stock. The greater exposure and publicity also help retain and attract talented employees and management. The value of a company is also higher compared to when it’s private. This is because increased levels of liquidity and transparency are more attractive to investors, who will allocate a higher multiple for the company’s value. The biggest downfall to a company issuing stock to the public is greater scrutiny from investors, as all financial records are made public. This comes in the form of an increase in legal and marketing costs, plus time spent with analysts and other investors explaining the inner workings of the company.

Uber IPO: Investors Could Earn a 100%+ Return

By Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Uber IPOThere is one hot IPO to watch in the next 18 to 24 months—Uber Technologies, Inc. The company revolutionized the transportation services business by connecting passengers and drivers via smartphone apps. With a solid growth record and strong potential, Uber’s IPO is definitely worth watching. Solid Business Model, Strong Growth.

Samsung Bioepis IPO: Samsung Group Enters U.S. Equity Market

By Monday, August 24, 2015
Samsung Bioepis IPOSamsung Group plans to enter the U.S. equity market for the first time with the listing of its biotech company Samsung Bioepis. This would be one hot company to watch among upcoming initial public offerings (IPOs). (Source: The Wall Street Journal, last accessed August 24, 2015.) Samsung Bioepis is a company dedicated to the research,.

Will Ferrari’s IPO Affect its Brand?

By Thursday, August 13, 2015
Ferrari IPOItalian performance car maker Ferrari will launch its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the U.S. However, its former Chairman, Luca di Montezemolo, expressed some concerns about the company’s upcoming IPO. (Source: Detroit Free Press, last accessed August 12, 2015.) The former Ferrari chairman was inducted into the Automotive.

Should You Invest in Houlihan Lokey’s IPO?

By Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Invest in Houlihan Lokeys IPOUnder a bloated stock market, a lot of companies have chosen the initial public offering (IPO) route in 2015. Among the upcoming IPOs, Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is worth looking at. Should you invest in Houlihan Lokey’s IPO? Let’s see. (Source: The Securities and Exchange Commission, August 7, 2015.) Houlihan Lokey is an independent.

Conifer Holdings IPO: Everything You Need to Know

By Monday, August 10, 2015
Conifer Holdings IPOShares of Conifer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNFR) are going to hit Wall Street this week. The company submitted its S-1 filling to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on July 2, 2015 for its initial public offering (IPO). Here’s what investors need to know about the Conifer Holdings IPO. (Source: SEC, last accessed August 7,.


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