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Why Go Public?

In many years of experience with public companies , we have found two truly good reasons for becoming publicly traded.

It Provides an “Exit Strategy” for Investors

If the company is trading, the investor should be able to sell their stock at the end of the restricted period, which is currently 6 months for fully reporting companies. This increased liquidity makes it much easier to obtain capital.

The Public Co Can Use Stock to Make Acquisitions

A public company, can almost literally “print money”, since it can issue stock to be used as a currency in purchasing other companies, or assets. The large well known public companies use stock to make huge acquisitions, conserving their cash.

Learn how to use public stock as consideration for M&A and your company’s public offering as an exit for investors.