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go public
a. (of a private company) to issue shares for subscription by the public
b. to reveal publicly hitherto confidential information
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I talked to other CFOs whose companies had just gone public, so I didn't walk into the IPO process with blinders on.
Over 100 Bessemer companies have gone public, including American Superconductor, Ciena, Gartner Group, Ingersoll Rand, International Paper, Maxim, Parametric, Perseptive Biosystems, Staples, VeriSign, Veritas, and W.
Luminent will join a batch of new Internet infrastructure component makers gone public, including Moorpark's Accelerated Networks, which went public in June.