Going Public

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Going Public

Altering the organization of a corporation from ownership and control by a small group of people, as in a close corporation, to ownership by the general public, as in a publicly held corporation.

When a corporation goes public, it opens up the sale of shares of its stock to the public at large.

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The key, though, is that opting to walk or take public transport, even just once a week, can make a big difference.
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