Direct public offering


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Direct public offering

The process by which a company markets and sells its shares directly to investors rather than through an underwriter.

Direct Public Offering

An offering of stock in a company to its employees, customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders. A direct public offering differs from a normal issue of stock, in which underwriters sell the issue to whomever will buy it. A DPO is usually less expensive to the company making the offering (as it does not have to pay underwriters), but it raises less capital.
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The company is currently raising funds through a state-registered Direct Public Offering for the construction of its first commercial solar desalination plant.
What advice would you give to small-business owners who are considering a direct public offering /DPO or accredited crowdfunding?
Hovde Group, LLC acted as the placement agent in connection with the registered direct public offering.
2 million of net proceeds in a registered direct public offering, providing the Company with a pathway towards profitability with current capital resources;
Hovde Group, LLC acted as the placement agent in connection with this registered direct public offering.
Specifically, PCMC provides the proper tools and groundwork for its clients to access the public capital markets through the clients' self underwriting or direct public offerings of their securities and become SEC fully-reporting public companies with their securities traded on the OTC BB or other venue.
OTCBB: UTLM), a company engaged in the development and commercialization of broadband telecommunications products and services for moving vehicles, completed its direct public offering of common shares and is trading on the OTC Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol UTLM.
5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (the "Company") (NASDAQ-NM: SBCF), the holding company for Seacoast National Bank, announced today that it has commenced a registered direct public offering of up to $75 million of its shares of common stock.
This piece evaluates going public on London's AIM (Alternative Investment Market), acquiring a corporate shell (a company listed on a public exchange but no longer operates a business or has any assets), issuing private stock through investment in public equity, and raising money through a direct public offering.
If an issuer does not have an underwriter, they can register securities in a direct public offering.
Yet, most private companies are completely unaware they can easily accomplish all of these objectives by going public through the Direct Public Offering process in which we specialize," stated Joel Arberman, Managing Member of Public Financial Services, LLC.
A direct public offering is an offering conducted by a company on its own behalf without an underwriter.