Tag: IPO

An initial public offering (IPO) is a major step for any business. It can lead to growth and working capital, but it is costly and can bring unintended consequences. There are plenty of advantages and disadvantages to consider before taking your company public. Pros Becoming a publicly-traded company can generate more capital through the IPO as well as greater access to capital from the future creation of more shares. That capital can be used to acquire other businesses or be pumped back into […]

In the process of growing a successful company, finding the next round of funding is always on the business owner’s mind. Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) can be an exciting avenue to cash but they can also be complicated and expensive. In some cases a private placement round may be more effective. What is Private Placement? A private placement is a securities offering not to the public, but to a select group of private investors, typically institutional investors like insurance companies, banks, […]