It was a banner year for initial public offerings, as 222 companies tapped the equity markets for the first time, raising more than $59 billion.
The risk of losing touch with investors rises with business and market complexity. In this environment, the role of investor relations should be strategic.
The number of initial public offerings in the U.S. jumped in the third quarter, and analysts expect that trend to continue this fall.
Firms that only take questions from favorable analysts underperform in future quarters, according to a new working paper from researchers at Harvard and the London School of Economics.
If a company is planning to go public, it will need a CFO who understands the process and can be the face of the company. LifeLock CFO Chris Power explains why.
A little blue bird says Twitter might be prepping itself for an initial public offering. Here are some ways it could avoid the mistakes of other high-profile social media companies.
Aleris Corp. not only offers aluminum products but also ways to recycle them, its CFO explains.
Almost every acquisition is being accompanied by abundant shareholder litigation.
When they prepare to go public, companies should pay special attention to constructing their boards.
There’s a lot more to being acquired, or going public, than good financial reporting. CFOs need to become trusted business partners to help their companies get to the next level.
While everyone’s focused on quarterly earnings per share in today’s call, what really matters is whether Facebook is investing to sustain growth and return over the long term. CFOs should listen in.