Tag: IPO reasons

June 03, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Hong Kong Exchange HKEX plans to examine companies' reasons for an IPO

The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), has issued a guidance letter (GL) on initial public offering (IPO) vetting and suitability for listing. The Exchange has noted that there have been a number of newly listed issuers' controlling shareholders which either sold,…

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December 07, 2015 BY LeapRate Staff

Should tech companies go public earlier? Google thinks so

The holy grail of many startup companies, tech and otherwise, is the IPO. An IPO, or initial public offering of company stock, has numerous advantages for startups and is done for a variety of reasons including: formally establishing a public valuation for a company, gives early stage shareholders and employees the chance to cash in…

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