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Going Public: A How-to Guide for Making an Initial Public Offering
A company can decide to go public at any time; however, this is a complicated process which requires taking various factors into consideration and has a multitude of implications.
Gain an understanding from legal, accounting, and banking perspectives in this “how-to” guide discussing considerations for U.S. companies such as: 1) at what point should a company consider the IPO route; 2) what should be in place before turning to this strategy?; 3) who are the key players in this process?; 4) what considerations should be made when choosing IPO partners?; 5) what steps need to be followed to get the stock listed?; 6) what alternative options exist?; 7) what happens after the IPO?; and, 8) what if the IPO does not go as planned?
Our presenting experts:
DATE: December 3, 2015
TIME: 1:00 PM ET
PRE- REGISTRATION: CLICK HERE
LENGTH: 60 minutes
Who would benefit most from attending this program? In-house counsel; executive officers; attorneys advising companies of all sizes.
The factors to take into consideration when contemplating making an IPO
The steps a company should take to properly make an IPO
What happens after an IPO, including if the IPO does not go as plannedT
MIKE GOULD, PARTNER, DEALS – CAPITAL MARKETS AND ACCOUNTING ADVISORY SERVICES, PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS
Mr. Mike Gould is a Capital Markets partner at PwC with twenty-five years of experience providing accounting, financial reporting and advisory services, while based in the United States, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. Mr. Gould leads the Public Offerings services practice in the US, where he helps his clients access the debt and equity capital markets in the U.S., by providing them with technical and project management advice on accounting and financial reporting issues associated with the SEC registration process, Initial Public Offerings (“IPO’s”), 144a debt and equity offerings, divestitures and carve-outs, and conversions to and from IFRS and U.S. GAAP
MARC PAUL, PARTNER & CHAIR OF THE NORTH AMERICA CORPORATE & SECURITIES PRACTICE GROUP, BAKER & MCKENZIE
Mr. Paul’s practice – both internationally and domestically – focuses on public and private securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, and spinoffs and corporate reorganizations. He has represented issuers, investment banks, private equity funds, financial institutions and multilateral agencies in transactions throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Additionally, Mr. Paul acts as outside general counsel to numerous business entities – from large multinational corporations to domestic start-up companies.
SCOTT SKIDMORE, MANAGING DIRECTOR, EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS, BARCLAYS CAPITAL
Scott Skidmore is a Managing Director and is responsible for the Industrial, Real Estate, Gaming & Lodging Equity Capital Origination effort at Barclays. In addition, he currently serves as Chairperson for GAC (Global Advisory Committee). This committee gathers suggestions from junior bankers and implements solutions to enhance the junior banker experience.
LIAM POWER, PRESIDENT, THE VINTAGE GROUP
Mr.Liam Power joined PR Newswire in 2011 as President of Vintage, PR Newswire’s capital markets, corporate service and institutional & funds services division. Mr.Power has full P&L responsibility for Vintage, where he leads all aspects of strategy and operations as well as also sits on PR Newswire’s executive committee. Under Mr. Power’s guidance, Vintage has become a top three provider of solutions that help companies before during and after their IPO.