The IPO: a transformation, not a transaction

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A successful listing on one of the world's capital markets, while always the culmination of months or years of hard work, can provide benefits such as:

  • Access to financing to complete a strategic acquisition
  • Opportunities to expand your business into new markets
  • An exit opportunity for your private equity or other investors
  • Improved perceptions of your business and brand with customers, suppliers and employees

An IPO marks a turning point in the life of a company. Exceptional enterprises don't view an IPO as simply a financial transaction, but rather, recognize it as a complex transformation from private to public and start their IPO journey well-informed and well-prepared.

2015 US IPO highlights

IPO-trends


From the 2015 Strategic Growth Forum

Market trends: 2015 Outlook IPO and M&A

The room was buzzing with optimism in the energetic “Market trends: 2015 Outlook IPO and M&A” panel. A packed house of entrepreneurs attended the session, with an additional 2,100 people watching remotely via webcast.

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INSIGHTS WITH EY: IPO Readiness Series

EY-CVA

IPO Planning Phase
Thursday, February 11th at 8:00 a.m.
Toronto | ON

Going public is not for everyone. The potential pitfalls are numerous and the stakes are high.

This event will be a great opportunity to hear from a panel of executives and experts as they share their perspectives and strategies to optimize success in the planning for an IPO.

Register now.

EY-CVA

Execution Phase
Thursday, March 3rd at 8:00 a.m.
Toronto | ON

According to most institutional investors, the quality of management was the single most important non-financial factor when evaluating a new offering.

This event will be a great opportunity to hear from a panel of executives and experts as they share their perspectives and strategies to optimize success in the execution of an IPO.

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EY-CVA

Realization Phase
Thursday, April 21st at 8:00 a.m.
Toronto | ON

Life is very different for newly listed companies. Once the IPO is over, the process of retelling and fine-tuning the company’s equity story begins.

This event will be a great opportunity to hear from a panel of executives and experts as they share their perspectives and strategies to optimize success after an IPO.

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EY - Venture Capital Insights,  Q414

Venture Capital Insights, Q414
Corporate VC participation and valuations
February 2015

 

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EY - Executing successful IPOs and exits

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EY's guide to going public

 

EY - Shoot for the moon: With the right board

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EY - The JOBS Act: One-year anniversary

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EY - The latest survey investigating investor sentiment toward IPOs

The latest survey investigating investor sentiment toward IPOs

 

EY - Internal Controls Going Public

Internal controls: Are you ready?

 

EY - The benefits of listing on US exchanges

The benefits of listing on US exchanges (2014)

 

EY - The risks are different after an IPO

The risks are different after an IPO