RSM Australia

Considering going IPO? Here's what you need to know.

The IPO pipeline for the second half of 2019 looks promising. Large IPOs will be dominated by technology companies with Uber, Lyft, Zoom, Slack and Cloudflare, all at the heart of speculation.

The Initial Public Offering (IPO) market in Australia is vibrant. 93 businesses floated in 2018, a year of extreme volatility.

The IPO pipeline for the second half of 2019 looks promising. Large IPOs will be dominated by technology companies with Uber, Lyft, Zoom, Slack and Cloudflare, all at the heart of speculation. 

As businesses which have publicly listed will attest, the decision to go IPO isn’t a destination – it’s a journey and one which typically is many months, if not years, in the making. Whilst an IPO can raise capital for growth and other initiatives, it also attracts increased requirements around compliance, reporting and due diligence.


RSM’s Going IPO is a handy guide which details the many steps involved. Fill in the form below to download your copy today. 


Authors

Glyn Yates
National Head of Corporate Finance - Melbourne