An initial public offering (IPO) refers to the process of offering shares
offering shares of a private corporation to the public in a new stock issuance for the first time.
An IPO allows a company to raise equity capital from public investors.
The transition from a private to a public company can be an important time for private investors
fully realize gains from their investment as it typically includes a share premium for current private investors.
Meanwhile, it also allows public investors to participate in the offering.
Before an IPO, a company is considered private.
As a pre-IPO private company, the business has grown with a relatively