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Public company - Wikipedia

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A public, publicly traded, publicly held company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ... created companies were privately held but held initial public offering to become publicly traded co...

SEC.gov | Companies, Going Public

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Oct 14, 2014 ... After its IPO, the company will be subject to public reporting requirements and its shares often become listed on a stock exchange. For more ...

What does 'going public' mean? | Investopedia

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Going public refers to a private company's initial public offering (IPO), thus becoming a publicly traded and owned entity. Businesses usually go public to raise ...

What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going ...

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An initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock by a company. ... The actions of the company's management also become increasingly scrutinized as ...

How to Prepare a Company for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) | Inc.com

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Feb 1, 2010 ... "The fact that you're a public company gets you in the door with vendors and suppliers and prospective business partners. Being a publicly ...

From Private to Publicly Traded Firm: The Initial Public Offering

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To illustrate, in a well publicized stock offering, Netscape, a company servicing the ... Other costs associated with being a publicly traded firm are the information  ...

How to Get My Business Publicly Traded | Chron.com

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Before most companies may begin selling securities in the public market, they ... After you register your securities, your registration statements become public ...

10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year

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Jul 10, 2015 ... As so-called unicorns -- or private companies that boast valuations in excess of $1 billion -- become more and more commonplace, today's IPO ...

10 Questions to Ask Before Taking Your Company Public

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Jul 25, 2013 ... As a public company, your board of directors will become much more visible, so it's even more important to have the right team. "There are a ...

4 Reasons Companies Go Public | InvestorPlace

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Feb 9, 2012 ... The fact is that by being public, a company's key supporters can get rewarded for their efforts and risk-taking. This means being able to sell ...