Initial Public Offering (IPO)
When a company issues shares to the public for the first time. Known as "going public".
An Offering refers to any public offering, whether IPO or Secondary, in which the offering will be made available in the public markets.
What is an IPO? How does it work?
An Initial Public Offering (IPO) is the first time that the stock of a private company is offered to the public. IPOs are often issued by smaller, younger companies seeking capital to expand, but they can also be done by large privately owned ...
When an already public company sells or registers additional shares in the public market. These offerings typically have a trading history and valuation set by the market. Secondary Offerings come in different forms, and are often completed in hours ...
"A type of Secondary Offering that is announced right after the market closes. The offering is usually priced and customers must place orders within a few hours. The shares are allocated before the market opens the next day."
What is a Secondary or Follow-On Offering? How do they work?
A Secondary or Follow-on Offering is when an already public company registers additional shares. The shares could be newly issued by the company to raise additional capital or a sale by an existing shareholder, or both. A Marketed Secondary Offering ...