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Guide to going public

Strategic considerations before, during and post-IPO

Is an IPO on your horizon?

An IPO in capital markets or a sale in the M&A market are valid strategic options for shareholders and entrepreneurs to consider alongside debt, loans from banks or bond offerings.

In fact, most IPO projects have a Plan B as part of a multitrack process in capital markets that can be increasingly unpredictable.

Choice of options, financial instruments and multitrack strategies

EY infographic of single, dual or multitrack IPO strategies

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Dr. Martin Steinbach
EY Global IPO Leader & EY EMEIA IPO Leader

Jacqueline Kelley
EY Americas IPO Leader

Ringo Choi
EY Asia-Pacific IPO Leader

Terence Ho
EY Greater China IPO Leader

Shinichiro Suzuki
EY Japan IPO Leader

Scott McCubbin
EY UK and Ireland IPO Leader

 

Are you ready for your IPO journey?

Today, an IPO involves strategic considerations, early preparation, a readiness assessment, good timing and consistency – before, during and after the IPO. A successful listing can be the catalyst for financing strategic acquisitions and expanding into new markets, or it can provide an exit opportunity for investors. If news on the street is positive, an IPO can increase brand reputation and awareness with customers, suppliers and employees.

EY infographic of IPO pros and cons

The rules, requirements and best practices for IPOs are a moving target, so we have refreshed our Guide to going public.

Download the 49-page Guide to going public or call your nearest EY IPO professional to discuss your IPO plans.

 

EY’s IPO value journey

It’s vital to have a clear, well-orchestrated plan in order to capture an IPO’s full value, so a key component of the Guide to going public is our four-phased approach:

EY infographic of single, dual or multitrack IPO strategies

We invite you to get more insight about EY’s IPO value journey and see how we can help you consider, plan, prepare, list and succeed.

 

Phase 1 – Strategic considerations and IPO planning

When weighing options and determining the best moves forward, you can chart several options and consider different paths before fully committing to one choice.

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EY infographic, IPO strategic considerations IPO planning, phase one

Phase 2 – IPO preparation

In the 6-12 months prior to an IPO, you need to do detailed preparatory work to move forward on your IPO value journey before fully committing to one choice.

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Phase 3 – IPO transaction

Companies looking to carry out an IPO in most main stock exchanges must present consolidated financial statements that adhere to accounting standards such as IFRS or US GAAP. Many junior markets allow national GAAP as the reporting standard.

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EY infographic, IPO strategic considerations IPO planning, phase three

Phase 4 – Being public

Once your company goes public, the real work of running a newly public company begins. You must comply with the obligations of capital markets and meet the expectations that you set pre-IPO.

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EY infographic, IPO strategic considerations IPO planning, phase four

 

Download the 49-page Guide to going public or call your nearest EY IPO professional to discuss your IPO plans.

Connect with EY Global IPO leaders on: Twitter LinkedIn #IPOreport

Contact us

Dr. Martin Steinbach
EY Global IPO Leader & EY EMEIA IPO Leader

Jacqueline Kelley
EY Americas IPO Leader

Ringo Choi
EY Asia-Pacific IPO Leader

Terence Ho
EY Greater China IPO Leader

Shinichiro Suzuki
EY Japan IPO Leader

Scott McCubbin
EY UK and Ireland IPO Leader