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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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As might be expected, firms only "somewhat likely" to go public are significantly behind those "very likely" in the steps necessary for such a move.
As noted earlier in the case of Halozyme, PIPEs are frequently being used in conjunction with reverse mergers to provide companies with not just an alternative way to go public, but with financing once they are listed on the OTC Bulletin Board or, better yet, one of the stock exchanges.
However, Yancey believes the current IPO slowdown could benefit companies that may want to go public in the future.
The companies that were "somewhat likely" to go public had an average of $13 million in annual revenues and 107 employees.
Many people aren't aware that there are no asset or revenue requirements to go public so virtually any company can become a publicly traded company and obtain a trading symbol, stock quote, and public listing?
In 1998, when the firm finally did its IPO, it faced a market that hadn't seen a data networking firm go public in more than two years.
At some point, Greenberg said, the company will decide whether to go public or be acquired by a larger company company such as Bausch & Lomb or its sister company, Advanced Bionics, which makes similar implants for the ears.
Jones adds that Clark's appointment was prompted, in part, by the decision to go public.
Tiber Creek Corporation in Beverly Hills is looking for companies that would like to go public.
The general public also had the opportunity to air their comments and ask questions about our plan to go public.
an Internet software company, has filed to go public.
According to a quantitative analysis of the venture capital market, start-up companies that receive expansion-stage venture capital financing go public through an initial offering of common stock in 2.