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 ...
An Offering refers to any public offering, whether IPO or Secondary, in which the offering will be made available in the public markets.
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 block of shares available for purchase usually priced at or below market prices, usually without a registration statement. A block of shares for sale is announced after the market closes, usually at a discount to the closing price. Investors have a ...
Initial Public Offering (IPO)
When a company issues shares to the public for the first time. Known as "going public".