As with any other strategic project, good planning and proper preparation can help mitigate transition risks.
Following the decision to float, the EY IPO Readiness Assessment provides analysis and insights to manage IPO preparations. It is most effective when carried out early in your IPO journey, typically 18 to 36 months before floating.
The assessment identifies key IPO challenges early, supports effective IPO planning and preparation, enables effective action to manage risk, and helps save time and control transaction costs.
It recognises that all businesses are unique and is tailored to individual companies.
It helps management prepare for an IPO by:
- Identifying at an early stage the gaps between a company’s current state and what’s required for a successful IPO
- Making recommendations for change and developing an initial action plan to implement it
- Enabling the identification of resources.