2017 IPO Report

2017 IPO Report


Our 2017 IPO Report offers a detailed IPO market review and outlook, plus useful market metrics and articles on topics of interest, including: rates of adoption of JOBS Act relief by emerging growth companies; the potential impact of the new presidential administration on policy and direction at the US Securities and Exchange Commission; changes in the IPO process over the past two decades; the growing divide between the governance practices of IPO companies and established public companies; the profusion of recommended corporate governance best practices public companies are under pressure to adopt in the current environment; multi-class capital structures; tips for living with the IPO “quiet period”; new Securities Act exemptions that have expanded the pre-IPO financing toolkit; post-IPO financing alternatives; and the challenges and benefits of pursuing a dual track to liquidity.



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