Tag: Public Readiness

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 […]

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 […]