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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1 reason for going public is that it can be a good source for less expensive capital to quickly grow a company.
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Facebook paid $1 billion for Instagram just as it was going public in May 2012.
By going public, the TSE had hoped to raise funds to seek tie-ups with other exchanges and to invest in advanced trading systems in order to boost its competitive edge amid accelerating global consolidation between stock exchanges.
Menlow said investors are frustrated with companies such as MannKind because they are going public without having any products approved by U.
NewCastle balked at going public earlier this year, when it planned to sell less stock at a higher price.
Unless your brother is a broker, you probably won't get shares in the next Commerce One (Nasdaq: CMRC), which has soared more than 2,900% since going public last year.
Neiman, partner of the CPA firm Babush, Neiman, Kornman & Johnson, Atlanta, agrees that the ramifications of going public may be difficult to handle for an individual or family that previously had a much freer hand.
Hundreds of CFOs and CEOs of firms considering going public in Israel and abroad will attend and learn about IPO alternatives in Israel and at the world's prominent stock exchanges