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.

Livestream: The future of IPOs: are you ready to embrace the change?

The public market is evolving, and several emerging trends are shaping how companies operate and grow. What does this mean for the existing IPO landscape?

Don’t miss this opportunity to join us via livestream on May 18 from 8:00-9:30am ET as we explore the impact of innovation and regulatory change on how businesses successfully plan for growth as they go from private to public.

Preregister for this event now.

Strategic transactions at the 2016 US Strategic Growth ForumTM

“A CEO’s guide to strategic transactions” is the theme of this special program at this year’s US Strategic Growth Forum, which will be held in Palm Springs, CA, November 16-20, 2016. In this session, which will take place Wednesday, November 16, you’ll join other C-suite executives to hear about the latest outlook on the capital markets and learn strategies to prepare for a successful IPO or other strategic transaction.

Learn more about the program and how to receive an invitation.

Q1 2017 US IPO Trends

EY - US IPO highlights Q1 2017

For a full breakdown of the latest IPO activity around the world, read the latest EY Global IPO Trends Report.

EY - Q1 2017 Global Trends IPO Report

Q1 2017 Global Trends IPO Report
IPO activity got a brisk start in Q1 with Asia-Pacific market gains and two US megadeals leading to a record high.


Previous issues:

Q4 2016 Global IPO Trends Report
Q3 2016 Global IPO Trends Report
Q2 2016 Global IPO Trends Report

Insights on IPO trends and activity