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.

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.

Q4 2016 US IPO Trends

EY - US IPO highlights 4Q16 YTD

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

EY - 4Q 2016 Global IPO Trends Report

4Q 2016 Global IPO Trends Report
Our latest report says entrepreneurial and investor confidence was challenged throughout 2016 by heightened political and economic uncertainty globally.


Previous issues:

Q3 2016 Global IPO Trends Report
Q2 2016 Global IPO Trends Report
Q1 2016 Global IPO Trends Report

Insights on IPO trends and activity