Initial Public Offerings Term Paper by hicaliber

Initial Public Offerings
This paper looks at initial public offerings (IPOs) and how they work.
# 94560 | 1,143 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 01, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Finance, Investment and Banking)

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The paper explains that a company offering initial public offerings is offering its shares to the public and enabling the stock to be traded on a stock exchange. The paper discusses how a company will do this in order to raise money and its profile. The paper lists the advantages and disadvantages of IPOs and examines one of the most noteworthy IPOs: Google's offering in 2004.


Sample of Sources Used:

  • CBC News Online. (2006, March 21). The risky art of going public. Retrieved June 10, 2006 from the CBC News Indepth Website:
  • Editors of Entrepreneur Magazine. (2005, December 01). "Going public. Ready for the whirlwind ride?" Money and Finance. Retrieved June 10, 2006 from the Website:,4621,300892,00.html
  • Editors of (2004). Initial public offering by Google, Inc. the Google IPO, general Google information and related Google discussions. Retrieved June 10, 2006 from the Website:
  • Landefeld, Stewart M., Moore, A.B. & Fischer, J.M. (2006). The public company: a corporate governance and disclosure guide for directors and executives (3rd ed.). New York, New York: Bowne & Co., Inc.
  • Schulteis, Patrick J., et al. (2004). The initial public offering: a guidebook for executives and board of directors (2nd ed.). New York, New York: Bowne & Co., Inc.

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