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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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Back in 2013, the e-commerce giant tried to go public in Hong Kong but failed due to the company's dual-class corporate structure was inconsistent with HKEx's rules.
"Bradley's ready to go public," OK quoted a supposed source.
They included a put option to resell the 24 percent stake to Shin if Kyobo Life did not go public before 2015.
"The survival of any family business is to go public," said Mr Kanoo.
--$14.3 million GO public improvement serial bonds, series 2012A;
"The IPO activity is poised for further growth in 2018, especially with government and quasi-government owned assets preparing to go public in Kuwait, Egypt, KSA and the UAE.
Spotify, the world's largest streaming company, will go public on April 3.
As prior cycles have shown, even if good start-ups technically can go public in a bad market, they generally don't -- and that might mean being forced to stay private for several years longer than they want.
He explained the DFM's proactive approach to encourage private and family businesses to go public and list on the market as a significant step in their evolution as well as achieving succession planning.
Summary: Steven Drake, PwC Middle East Partner and Capital Markets Leader and Mazen Boustany, Partner at Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, discuss what a business owner should consider when weighing up the decision to go public
This move, aimed at encouraging family-owned companies to go public, is part of a major amendment in the Commercial Law.