IPO

A Global Guide, Expanded Second Edition

Author: Philippe Espinasse

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

ISBN: 9888083198

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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In this practical guide to initial public offerings, Philippe Espinasse explains the pros and cons of turning private businesses into listed companies. In straightforward, jargon-free language he details the strategies, procedures, and documentation for different forms of listings, and describes the process of marketing and pricing an international IPO. The guide includes many real-life case studies, sample documents, an extensive glossary of terms, and a review of listing requirements for major stock exchanges. It also discusses recent developments in global equity capital markets. This fully revised paperback edition includes additional case studies, information on recent regulatory changes, and new sections on Malaysia and business trusts in Singapore and Hong Kong.IPO: A Global Guide is applicable to any financial jurisdiction, including emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Intended for entrepreneurs, market practitioners and students, this guide will be essential reading for anyone planning to take a company to market. Philippe Espinasse was a senior investment banker for more than 19 years. He has worked on IPOs and capital markets transactions in 30 countries. "This book simplifies with clarity what has always been a complex subject and that is its great merit." — Jeremy Stoupas, partner, International Capital Markets, Allen & Overy "For anyone who has a stake in selling, buying or executing an IPO, this is essential reading." — Jasper Moiseiwitsch, South China Morning Post "A superb guide from a master poacher turned gamekeeper." — David Charters, author of Trust Me, I’m a Banker and The Ego Has Landed

A Practical Guide to Corporate Finance

Breaking the Financial Ice

Author: Christophe Thibierge,Andrew Beresford

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137492546

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

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This textbook offers an approachable guide to all key concepts within corporate finance. Emphasizing the use of common sense rather than number-crunching models, it provides a compact, easy to read experience for any reader, practitioners and students alike, whatever their background. A Practical Guide to Corporate Finance begins with the basics of how to read financial statements and how to estimate future cash flows. It also includes a guide to subjects such as capital budgeting decisions, the cost of financing for businesses, cash and working capital management, the process of business valuation, and how stock markets work. This textbook breaks the financial ice by offering real, practical advice, helping the reader to avoid common pitfalls, and translate the 'financialese', or business jargon that can cause confusion for those without a financial or banking background. Every chapter features real-life applications, and is punctuated with mini case studies in the form of a 'Slice of Life' and numerous dialogues that help shape the comprehension of the reader.

Running a Public Company

From IPO to SEC Reporting

Author: Steven M. Bragg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470527285

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Praise for Running a Public Company: From IPO to SEC Reporting "Steve Bragg's book is an essential read for anyone contemplating a public offering or taking on leadership responsibility in a public company. Not only does he explain the complicated aspects of registration and reporting, he provides practical examples of policies, procedures, and controls to keep a public company on the right track. This book is easy to follow and will continue to be a resource for the reader."—Tom Wilkinson , PMB Helin Donovan, LLP "I will recommend Running a Public Company: From IPO to SEC Reporting to my clients and consulting colleagues as an excellent resource. The book provides helpful guidance about the decision to go public, and about managing the requirements once a company is public. Steve Bragg's extensive knowledge stems from actual business experience, and his writing style makes a complex topic easier to follow and understand."—Valerie G. Walling, CPA, CMC, Management and Internal Controls Consultant "I highly recommend Steve's new book, Running a Public Company: From IPO to SEC Reporting, because it's a reference manual and insider's guide that contains a treasure trove of valuable insights certain to help managers, accountants, and attorneys navigate through the countless challenges that arise when taking (and keeping) a company public."—Matthew Posta, Esq., CPA, Vice President of Finance, Key Air, LLC "Mr. Bragg has done an excellent job of demystifying what is required to run your company and sell your stock in the public markets. I consider this a must-read for anyone considering a public offering or working with a public company."—Wray Rives, CPA "Running a Public Company: From IPO to SEC Reporting is an incredibly exhaustive guide to going public, spanning the process from first deciding to take the leap to filing with the SEC and everything in between—so comprehensive that it even includes the SEC's account number for paying filing fees! This is yet another Steven Bragg title for professionals that takes a complicated and oftentimes confusing process and breaks it down into simple, easy-to-follow steps. Should our company ever decide to make that jump, it is reassuring to know that Running a Public Company has laid out the path before us in perfect detail. Whether used as a reference or a guide, Mr. Bragg makes the process simple, clear, and amazingly straightforward."—Adrienne Gonzalez, Project Coordinator, Roger CPA Review, Chief Information Officer, JrDeputyAccountant.com "The first A to Z guide that I have seen. An excellent reference for management and investors alike."—Brian A. Lebrecht, Esq., President, The Lebrecht Group, APLC

A Practical Guide to SEC Proxy and Compensation Rules

Author: Amy L. Goodman,John F. Olson,Lisa A. Fontenot

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735598959

Category: Law

Page: 1456

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A Practical Guide to SEC Proxy and Compensation Rules, Fifth Edition is designed to meet the special needs of corporate officers and other professionals who must understand and master the latest changes in compensation disclosure and related party disclosure rules, including requirements and initial SEC implementing rules under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Current, comprehensive and reliable, the Guide prepares you to handle both common issues and unexpected situations. Contributions from the country's leading compensation and proxy experts analyze: Executive compensation tables Compensation disclosure and analysis Other proxy disclosure requirements E-proxy rules Executive compensation under IRC Section 162(m) And much more! Organized for quick, easy access to all the issues and areas youand’re likely to encounter in your daily work, A Practical Guide to SEC Proxy and Compensation Rules Dissects each compensation table individuallyand—the summary compensation table, the option and SAR tables, the long-term incentive plan tableand—and alerts you to the perils and pitfalls of each one Walks you through preparation of the Compensation Disclosure and Analysis Explains the latest interpretations under the SEC's shareholder proposal rule and institutional investor initiatives and what they mean for the coming proxy season Helps you tackle planning concerns that have arisen in the executive compensation context, including strategies for handling shareholder proposals regarding executive compensation and obtaining shareholder approval of stock option plans The Fifth Edition reflects the latest SEC and IRS regulations, guidance, interpretations and disclosure practices. It adds a new chapter focused on developments and practices relating to required public company and“say-on-payand” advisory votes pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act. Another new chapter addresses director qualifications and Board leadership, diversity, and risk oversight disclosures. This one-volume guide will help you prepare required disclosures as well as make long-range plans that comply fully with regulations and positions taken by the SEC more quickly and completely than ever before. In addition, weand’ve updated the Appendices to bring you the latest rules and relevant primary source material.

Public Company Deskbook

Sarbanes-Oxley and Federal Governance Requirements

Author: John T. Bostelman,Robert E. Buckholz,Marc Trevino

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Corporate governance

Page: N.A

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