Initial Public Offerings: A Practical Guide to Going Public

Contents


From incorporation to life as a public company and every step in between, Initial Public Offerings: A Practical Guide to Going Public maps out the IPO journey in illuminating detail.

Foreword
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgements
About the Author
Table of Chapters
PART I: GETTING READY TO GO PUBLIC
Chapter 1:
An Introduction to the IPO Market
Chapter 2:
The Elements of Success: Building a
Startup Company for an Eventual IPO
Chapter 3:
Corporate Housekeeping
Chapter 4:
Accounting Preparation
Chapter 5:
Corporate Governance
Chapter 6:
Oversight, Controls, and Policies 
Chapter 7:
Pre-IPO Acquisitions 
Chapter 8:
Financial Planning for
Executives of Pre-IPO Companies
Chapter 9:
Assembling the IPO Team
PART II: GOING PUBLIC
Chapter 10:
An Overview of the IPO Process
Chapter 11:
The Quiet Period and Other Publicity Issues
Chapter 12:
Potential Liability and the
Purposes of Due Diligence
Chapter 13:
Preparing the Form S-1
Chapter 14:
Selling Stockholders
Chapter 15:
Stock Exchange Listing
Chapter 16:
Initial Filing or Confidential
Submission of the Form S-1
Chapter 17:
The SEC Review Process
Chapter 18:
Marketing the Offering
Chapter 19:
Demystifying the
Underwriting Process
Chapter 20
Effectiveness, Pricing,
Trading, and Closing
Chapter 21:
Out-of-the-Ordinary IPOs
—Special Issues for Special Issuers
PART III: BEING PUBLIC: SELECTED POST-IPO TOPICS
Chapter 22:
First Days as a Public Company
Chapter 23:
Investor Relations and
Other Public Communications
Chapter 24:
Post-IPO Liquidity,
Fundraising, and Acquisitions
Glossary and Forms
Index
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