Getting ready for an IPO and the Sale of Shares vs Sale of Business

Course Description

Ernest explains the Initial Public Offering (IPO) and discusses what needs to be done within the business in order to prepare for the IPO. He concludes by examining the timeline of Facebook’s IPO. Patrick then discusses considerations relating to selling shares in one’s business as opposed to the sale of a business. He explains the advantages and disadvantages of each option as well as the tax considerations relating to each.
 
01 | Planning for an Initial Public Offering
Ernest Matthewson explains the Initial Public Offering (IPO) and discusses what needs to be done within the business in order to prepare for the IPO.
 
02 | Sale of shares vs sale of business
Patrick Jackson discusses considerations relating to selling shares in one's business as opposed to the sale of a business. 
 
Learn
  • Fundamentals of business sales
Prerequisites
None