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What to Expect When You're Expecting: The Journey of Private to Public

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James Faught, Christopher Hafner, Stephanie Fisher, Raffaele Sadun, Scott Gootee, Steve Soter


60 minutes

Key Takeaways

The private-to-public journey is a goal for many organizations and accounting professionals. Today there are more ways to travel that road than ever before. From IPOs to SPACs and direct listings, there are a lot of options, and each has its share of benefits and potential pitfalls.

During this free webinar, representatives from two companies will share their stories of going public. Both organizations faced distinct challenges on the road to an IPO and will share the good, the bad, and the ugly. Also joining the conversation is attorney Scott Gootee from Stinson who will share his expertise on the legal side of the process and will discuss emerging topics in light of the current landscape of SPACs and direct listings.

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Recall how panelists resolved the various challenges they faced during their IPO  
  • Outline steps on how to act publicly before going public 
  • Synthesize advice from the finance team and legal team on the private to public journey
  • Explain the key differences and considerations between SPACs, direct listings, and IPOs

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