Tag: Direct Listing

A Couple of Quick Items Regarding IPO Alternatives

Here are two quick items regarding popular IPO alternatives, SPACs (special purpose acquisition corporations) and primary direct listings: SPACs.  In an interview on CNBC with Andrew Ross Sorkin on Thursday, SEC Chair Jay Clayton addressed the recent SPAC frenzy. (Very loosely, SPACs are companies with no real operations formed to […]

Bay Area IPO Readiness Workshop (webinar)

Cooley partner Dave Peinsipp, Deloitte and leaders from other organizations well-versed in the IPO, direct listing and SPAC processes share their insights on the next normal. Topics include Current market conditions Regulatory considerations How to prepare for the IPO process Life as a public company Actionable insights from a CFO/controller […]

The 2020 IPO Comeback Series (webinar)

After IPO issuances came to a near-halt in late Q1 and early Q2, the window reopened wide this summer when much-needed liquidity infused the markets and led to one of the strongest months for IPOs in 13 years. This two-part executive webinar series is on the novel challenges of capital […]

The Direct Listing Craze

2019 marked the rise of the Direct Listing. Though they are not exactly new structures, following the heavily-publicized Direct Listings of tech giants Spotify and Slack, they have captured the imagination of the capital markets world. Venture capitalists love them. CFOs are intrigued by them. Bankers want to hang out with […]