Understanding Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) - Podcast

In this podcast our experts discuss the pros and cons of initial public offerings and capital raisings.

When a company wants to offer shares to the public it may offer securities such as shares to the public through an initial public offering (IPO) or ‘float’. IPOs are often issued by smaller, younger companies seeking capital to expand, but they can also be issued by large privately owned companies looking to become publicly traded. The company will issue a ‘prospectus’ to inform potential investors how their money will be used.

Here, market analyst Gemma Dale and share market expert Brett Grant from nabtrade discuss what you need to know about IPOs.

A financial adviser can help you assess the options available to you and find the solutions that will meet your needs – no matter what stage of life you're at.

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