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 […]