Public Offering of Shares (IPO, SPO)
What is it?
The public offering of shares is offering and placement of securities on a stock exchange/regulated market through which the companies raise money via capital markets or simply acquire listed statute.
The process relates to offering of shares, as well as hybrid instruments (convertible or exchangeable bonds, preferred shares).
The process relates to issuers (companies, municipalities, banks, other) in respect to initial public offering (IPO), secondary public offering (SPO), capital increase and other offerings that shall follow the public offering procedure.
- Broader investor base
- Additional financing source
- Increased transparency and public awareness of the company
Whom is it suitable for?
- Companies operating in an attractive industry with a good track record and prospective future earnings and growth potential
- Companies needing financing for their investment programs or which are targeting acquisitions that need financing through new equity