Business of Information Technology  >   Business Environment  >   Financing  >   Equity Financing  >  

Initial Public Offerings

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Public Offerings, IPO
DEFINITION: In the United States, an IPO (initial public offering) is a first and one-time only sale of publicly tradable stock shares in a company that has previously been owned privately. An IPO is also sometimes known as "going public." Technically, an IPO is the offering to sell but virtually all IPOs result in all the stock offered being sold. IPOs are generally managed by companies that specialize in  … 
Definition continues below.
Initial Public Offerings Reports
1 Match
Preparing to Go Public: An€“ IPO Readiness Best Practice Guide
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Preparing for an IPO must be well thought out and skillfully managed. While the preparation process for an IPO is lengthy and complex, touching nearly all aspects of your business, you can access this white paper now for 4 modern finance best practices for IPO readiness to help you in your journey
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

Oracle Corporation
1 Match
INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS DEFINITION (continued): …  handling IPOs and have experience in determining what the likely IPO offering price should be. If the IPO manager determines that the stock will not sell at an offering price that is acceptable to the company, the application for an IPO is usually withdrawn until a better time. As soon as all shares of an IPO have been sold, the stock is now tradable through stock exchanges or specialists that trade in the stock and the stock price may go up or down. The IPO procedure is specified by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC maintains a publicly available, searchable database … 
Initial Public Offerings definition sponsored by, powered by an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2015, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement