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What is an Initial Public Offering (IPO)? How does an IPO allow an organization to grow financially? When is a merger or an acquisition, rather than an IPO, a more appropriate way to grow?

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What is an Initial Public Offering?

Initial Public Offering is the first sale of shares or stock to the public by a private company. Initial public offerings are made by the companies which require capital to expand its business. It can also be done by the private companies who want to be a publicly traded company. A company can raise money by two sources: by issuing either debt or equity. When the company issued equity to the ...

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