IPO and S-1 Filing
Retain control and ensure safety throughout your IPO process with connected reporting. Our dedicated service team is ready to assist you with document creation, filing, printing, and distribution.
Reduce draft time, and ensure accuracy
Avoid the back-and-forth, change fees, and late charges of financial printers. With Workiva, you always inspect the most up-to-date version for a faster, more precise review process.
Streamlined S-1 filing
Focus on presenting the value of your company as you prepare for your initial public offering. Reduce the amount of time spent administering changes, managing version control, editing narrative, and ticking and tying number changes. Have confidence that your numbers, tables, and graphs are consistent across the MD&A, IPO financials, and roadshow.
Trust the experts
Rely on the experienced Workiva Capital Markets Client Services team for 24/7 support during drafting, filing, printing, and distribution.
Control the IPO draft, review, and filing process
Stay in complete control of your confidential Form S-1 filing, SEC comments, amendments, and additional IPO documentation.
Collaborate with the entire working group, including attorneys, advisors, and bankers, in a secure cloud environment. Enable flexible control with role-based permissions and detailed project access. Increase visibility over authorship and content history, ensuring confidence in the final product.
Reduce risks associated with the S-1 filing process
Connecting data and reports helps to eliminate inconsistent numbers, version control issues, and formatting errors.
Consistent, accurate content
Connected numbers and text ensure that when a number or text is changed, all related files are updated automatically. Utilize style guides in the prospectus, so advisors can review and make recommendations instead of reformatting changes.
Leverage Workiva for SEC filings and SOX compliance
Future compliance within a single platform
Easily roll forward financial reporting documents while maintaining all links, so you never have to start from scratch again. Workiva supports multiple SEC/EDGAR reporting requirements, including more than 350 form types. Workiva also provides the leading solution for documentation, testing, and managing internal controls for SOX purposes.
I wouldn't use a traditional tool to manage the S-1 document. It's very important that all the data lives in one place where it can be comprehensively managed. Workiva made it easier to control.
I don't think you can do it without using a product like the Workiva platform.
Moving from traditional printers to Workiva was like going from typewriter to computer.
The platform lends itself well to working remotely and working in distributed teams.
It's a wonderful way to move people out of entering data into being more analytical and thinking through what the financials are telling people versus just putting them together.