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Preparing for an IPO? Train employees on 3 areas of public company disclosure

This year is on track to be one of the best ever for the IPO market, with $9 billion raised in January alone – the most capital ever raised in January on record. The momentum grew in the second quarter and is anticipated to continue throughout the remainder of the year. In fact, in a recent interview, New York Stock Exchange President Stacey Cunningham commented on the strength of the market, noting the NYSE alone has raised $19.3 billion on 41 IPOs so far in 2018, and expects a number of companies to come to market next month and even more at the end of the third quarter.

For the investor relations leads helping companies navigate the IPO process, it is a busy and exciting time to say the least. So much to do as you prepare your organization for the moment shares…

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Considering an IPO? Here are 8 ways to prepare

There are many pros and cons to consider when deciding to take your company public. But if you want to dramatically grow your business – and if you have a differentiated business model that you can clearly articulate to create a compelling value proposition to the investment community – there’s a chance going public is right for you. 

In our experience, there are always lessons to be learned from going through the process of an initial public offering (IPO). The most successful companies take the time to prepare in advance and anticipate the many ups and downs that are likely to occur throughout the process. 

These companies typically observe the following guidelines when preparing for an IPO:

  1. Create a compelling case. The success of any IPO requires a clear…
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