allows shareholders to partly exit and maintain control depending on the stake sold through IPO, and they can take comfort knowing that their businesses will continue in operation after their exit or partial exist, as a public company is expected to function on stand-alone basis independent of its founding shareholders, added Drake.
Pinnacle Trust chief investment officer Jeremy Nelson agrees going public
is not as attractive as it used to be.
Early studies of going public
adopted a "political capital" theory in which the president could move public opinion rather easily, simply through the exertion of effort (Kernell 1986).
Zuckerberg has been coy about a possible initial public offering (I.P.O.), recently telling CBS' "60 Minutes" that he doesn't see selling the company or going public
as an end goal, as a lot of entrepreneurs seem to.
The c-bank could also revoke other restrictions for Russian banks' going public
, specifically probing funds for building their charter capital, he added.
There is a drive to expand into new markets and to fund this expansion by going public
. To attract investment, family businesses are becoming more transparent.
The case against going public
could be summarised under a number of headings, starting with the costs and risks of going public
The benefits of going public
through a reverse merger, as opposed to an IPO, include: significantly less monetary outlay, less time to complete the process, the need for less attention from top management, and less dilution of ownership control.
Why Should a Company Consider Going Public
or Staying Public?
Many private business owners dream of "going public
." It's the ultimate entrepreneurial status symbol.
Called 'Going Public
2' the two installations--Case Studies of the Mayor's Design and Construction Excellence Initiative and City Snapshot(s)--document the scope, quality, and diversity of public work in New York City.
He says more and more entrepreneurs are asking if it is really worth going public
, "with all the headaches involved in dealing with Sarbanes-Oxley, the liability and the overall hassle." He's also seen an increase in U.S.