To Float or Not to Float

Floating a company, or Going Public, is the legal process by which a company goes from being privately to publicly held. This process can be quite daunting to any organisation looking to grow through IPO and takes the company through a series of activities which ultimately results in a percentage of the company is made available for purchase by the general investing public, on an investment platform, like a stock exchange.  The sale of stock which was previously privately held is now called the Initial Public Offering, or IPO. Where most organisations see Going Public as a way to raise [...]