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Defining the parameters

Philippe Espinasse

in IPO

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083183
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083183.003.0001
Defining the parameters

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This chapter discusses the reasons why a company may wish to go public, and the reasons why not, and sets out what is involved in an initial public offering. It also explains the role played by investment banks in initial public offerings.

Keywords: initial public offerings; companies; investment banks; listings

Chapter.  20879 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business and Management

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