Is going public the right answer?

It’s a defining moment for a company and could accelerate growth

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Business team having meeting Some big-name companies have thrived since completing their initial public offerings (IPOs), with global IPO volumes reflecting the market’s enthusiasm. Yet going public is not the answer for everyone. Public companies face investor pressure to meet growth expectations, heightened legal risk and more compliance and reporting requirements. And companies have to register the offering and securities sale with the SEC.

Consider benefits but also potential drawbacks. Yes, you may raise more capital and boost your company’s net worth, yet sensitive information like agreements with customers, suppliers and employees will be made available for scrutiny, and pressure to meet expectations may force short-term decisions at the expense of longer-term goals.

Make the right choice for your company

Contacts Jason Pizza
National Leader, Transaction Accounting Support
T +1 312 602 9057

Kendra Decker
Partner-in-Charge, SEC Regulatory Matters
T +1 202 521 1530