The firm recently released an updated Blueprint for an IPO, a guide to help companies understand the process of going public and the new challenges they will face once their securities are publicly traded. An IPO is at the same time exciting and very demanding on a company’s management team. IPO candidates face for the first time the expansive regulatory scheme administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and must deal with corporate governance processes that are much different than what they had as private companies.
The newly released guide is organized in an easy to use Q&A format detailing many of the ongoing obligations a company will face after it becomes a public company.
Below is a list of the types of questions that are answered in the newest edition of the Blueprint for an IPO.