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Initial Public Offering

3 Fund Raising Options to Consider During a Tepid IPO Market

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

Up until recently, the initial public offering (IPO) market has been dormant, which has hindered companies like Crowdcube, Lufax, Uber, Airbnb and Lyf...

How Do the Major Investment Banks Compete for IPO Business?

Quora | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business

How do the major investment banks compete for IPO business? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions ar...

Jumpstarting the IPO Market: Economic Factors to Watch in 2016

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

It is no secret that the IPO market has been at a standstill in 2016, clocking in the worst start in history since the 2008 financial crisis during th...

Investing in a Down Market: Learnings From Warren Buffet and Other High Profile Investors

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 02.11.2017 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

2016 is looking pretty bleak so far for investors, with signs pointing to continued volatility down the road. After only two months into the New Year,...

Establishing and Navigating the Moving Parts of an IPO

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

Taking a company public is a complicated process, with many moving parts. By rushing the process or putting together an inexperienced team, the likelihood of errors being made increases as does the potential for non-compliance with the SEC's regulations.

The Age of the Household Brand IPO: Why Are So Many Established Companies Going Public?

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

The initial public offering (IPO) market is on track to deliver approximately 200 IPOs for the third straight year, after a strong second quarter in 2015, which raised more than $13 billion for 75 IPOs.

Spanish-Language Univision Files For IPO

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2016 | Media

July 2 (Reuters) - Univision Holdings Inc, the owner of Spanish language TV network Univision Network, filed for an initial public offering of Class...

Alibaba: Fast as a Rabbit, Patient as a Turtle

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
St. Gallen Symposium

If you want to understand the shift in global business, watch out carefully what is happening these days in New York. Alibaba Group is in for an unprecedented bonanza, launching the biggest IPO in history on Nasdaq.

How Entrepreneurs Can Raise Capital With Ease

Lili Balfour | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
Lili Balfour

The future looks bright for early-stage companies seeking capital as we prepare to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the JOBS Act - Title I.

Big News For Shake Shack

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Shake Shack, the fast-food restaurant chain famous for its hamburgers and milkshakes, is preparing to go public, seeking to tap stock mark...

When Taking the Company Public Is Personal... Think Twice

Marcy Syms | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
Marcy Syms

Many private business owners when looking at an improving economy and buying into the hype of initial public offerings get seduced into taking their companies public without being fully aware of what they're getting themselves into.

Why Candy Crush Has Soured

Reuters | Nicola Leske | Posted 05.29.2014 | Technology

By Nicola Leske NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the weeks leading up to the IPO of King Digital Entertainment, the company's bankers scrambled ...

4 Steps to Prepare for an IPO

Lili Balfour | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business
Lili Balfour

If you are building a company today, you may want to consider whether or not an IPO is right for your company. Here is a quick guideline to assist with your planning.

Anatomy of an IPO

Lili Balfour | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

If you plan to take your company public, make sure you understand the magnitude of revenue desired.

Here's The Answer To The Question Everyone's Asking About Twitter's IPO

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.13.2013 | Technology

With a tweet, Twitter did what it was long expected to do. On Thursday, the social network announced that it filed the necessary paperwork to go publi...

Twitter Files For IPO

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.12.2013 | Technology

We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale.— Twitter (...

A Non-profit IPO? Warren Buffet Says 'Yes'

Paul Lamb | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact
Paul Lamb

Can a private non-profit organization go public by selling shares of its organization through an Initial Public Offering (IPO), just like businesses do when raising investment dollars?

Rather Than "Why Not Go Public?", It's "Why?"

Brian Hamilton | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Brian Hamilton

For a long time, one of the reasons for doing an IPO was that everybody else was doing it. It was a status symbol. But I don't think the entrepreneurs of today care as much about that. Good for them.

D.M. Levine

Nasdaq's Facebook Plan Under Fire | D.M. Levine | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

The ink may still be drying on Nasdaq's $40 million proposal to compensate traders for losses in the botched Facebook IPO, but opponents of the plan h...

This Guy Again: He Made $138 On Facebook Shares

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.24.2012 | Money

When we last spoke to investor Jim Nichols pre-Facebook IPO, he was eagerly waiting to find out how many shares of Facebook he could buy through E*Tra...

Regulators To Review Facebook IPO Issues

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

By Suzanne Barlyn and Ryan Vlastelica (Reuters) - Two top U.S. financial regulators said the issues around the initial public offering of Facebook ...

Facebook And The Broken I.P.O. System

The New Yorker | Posted 05.22.2012 | Technology

Monday morning’s big fall in Facebook’s stock hardly came as a shocker. It was clear on Friday that, at the offering price of $38 a share, there w...

Nasdaq To Change IPO Procedures After Facebook Glitch

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq OMX faces short-term costs from its botched handling of Facebook shares on their first day ...

Here's Why GM Backed Out Of Its Deal With Facebook

Reuters | Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook may only have itself to blame for why General Motors rained on ...

IPO Boom Hits Speed Bump

The Huffington Post | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

A mini-boom in the IPO market seems to have hit a mini speed-bump. The first quarter of this year was the busiest for initial public offerings sin...