Category: Resource

London Listings for People’s Republic of China (PRC) Companies

The United Kingdom (UK) offers a range of markets that companies in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) might consider as venues for a primary or secondary listing of their equity securities. This blog post provides a high-level overview of the types of equity securities which might be listed, factors […]

25 Considerations in Preparing for an IPO in the UK

1. Selecting a stock exchange or market Understand the benefits of the alternative listing options, such as the premium or standard segments of the Main Market or the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, which are the main options for a company considering an IPO in the UK. Analyse […]

10 Key Considerations for IPOs During COVID-19

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and associated stock market difficulties, some IPOs are getting done. Prior to the pandemic, IPO timelines for the rest of 2020 were largely focused on navigating around the upcoming U.S. elections. The focus has now shifted to the duration and impact of the pandemic, and when […]

10 Key Considerations in Preparing for a Direct Listing

1. Avoiding dilution versus fundraising A critical consideration in any IPO, but particularly when the IPO price is lower than recent private valuations or expectations, is the significant dilution associated with the shares sold by the company to the public. For companies with a strong balance sheet, this dilution can […]

25 Considerations in Preparing For an IPO: Tech Companies

1. Experienced advisers Choose experienced advisers, including lawyers, auditors and financial consultants (if necessary), and get them involved early. Advisers who work routinely with the SEC and investment bankers – and each other – will help proactively identify key issues, expedite the transaction and avoid the pitfalls that can delay […]

25 Considerations in Preparing For an IPO: Healthcare & Life Sciences Companies

1. Experienced advisors Choose experienced advisors, including lawyers, auditors and financial consultants (if necessary), and get them involved early. Advisors who work routinely with the SEC and investment bankers and each other will help proactively identify key issues, expedite the transaction and avoid the pitfalls that can delay offerings, create […]