Going public can bring numerous benefits to your company. However, before you start to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO), you should consider your strategic objectives.
You must also determine to what extent your company is ready for an IPO and what steps need to be taken in order to be perceived favourably by potential investors, increase the value of the business, and be able to operate as a public company.
IPO diagnostic is a structured way of analysing and reporting on a company’s readiness for going public. It is essentially hiring an advisor to do due diligence on yourself.
Key areas of a diagnostic include:
The output is a roadmap of what needs to be addressed during the IPO preparation process. The project does not take long; depending on each particular case, it takes five to eight weeks from start to finish.