How we can assist in your IPO process
EY provides services at all stages of preparing for an IPO and transforming your company from closed into a public entity. Our professionals will act as auditors or reporting accountants, consultants, as well as provide transaction advisory services, consultations on tax and legal matters and business advice.
Our integrated approach to IPO includes four stages, each with its own goals, tasks and timeframe:
EY's professionals will perform diagnostics of your company's readiness to meet the IPO requirements and will work out a medium-term program (12-24 months) for transforming it into a public company. Diagnostics includes an assessment of the following key aspects of a company's operations:
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Restructuring and reorganization
At this stage of IPO preparation, EY’s professionals will provide advisory and/or transaction support services in the following key areas of a company's operations:
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Holding an IPO
The third stage deals with IPO regulatory and stock floatation requirements. At this stage, EY will work with investment banks and other advisors to maximize the efficiency of the IPO transaction and will provide the following services*:
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* For audit clients, some additional services may be limited.
** As a rule, for primary listing on the LSE.
Current listing obligations and capitalization growth
The fourth stage addresses the regulatory requirements set for public companies and the maximization of the market value. At this stage EY will provide business advisory services with regard to the following*:
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