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    What are the positives and negatives of becoming a public company? Given these, would you as the decision-maker go public? Why?

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    The positives are most importantly, the cash flow that comes with public offering of shares. Some companies like the prestige of being on one of the markets, so that is another consideration.

    Among the negatives is the focus becomes more on the shareholders and their need to see profits. Product considerations for marketing and ...

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    The advantages and disadvantages of becoming a public company are discussed.