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initial public offering

n. Abbr. IPO
The sale of a new securities issue to the public, usually by way of an underwriter.
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Noun1.initial public offering - a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
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initial public offering

n (St Ex) → erstes öffentliches Zeichnungsangebot
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Muscat: Two initial public offerings (IPOs) are planned for September in the Gulf region.
The value of initial public offerings in the Middle East plunged 95 per cent to their lowest level in five years during the first quarter, Ernst & Young said in a May report.
Two Chinese renewable energy companies set price ranges to raise up to $1.3 billion from Hong Kong initial public offerings, as the country's field for publicly traded groups in this sector becomes crowded.
The 'mega bank' announced last year will have an initial capital of $10 billion through a number of initial public offerings and private stock options.
The bank will have an initial capital of $10 billion through a number of initial public offerings and private stock options.
Pricing and Performance of Initial Public Offerings in the United States
David Menlow, president of IPO Financial Network a Millburn, New Jersey firm that tracks initial public offerings, cites three reasons: "The media attention concerning the price movement of the stock that surrounds any IPO; the equity--it's basically free money that you don't have to pay back to the [venture capital] principals because they will get their monetary investment back and potentially make even more; and the acquisition currency.
* realizing the potential of shareholder value generation from e-commerce initial public offerings or spinoffs.
97 in which the SEC's staff explains how generally accepted accounting principles are correctly applied to business combinations before or during initial public offerings (IPOs).
"Should this happen, the market for REIT initial public offerings is going to get increasingly difficult to crack."
Muscat: As many as three companies -- Al Maha Ceramics, Sembcorp Salalah Power and Oman Arab Bank -- are planning to come out with initial public offerings before the end of this year.

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