Articles under “IPO”

The Post-IPO Dilemma: Hedging Your Stock

If your company recently went public and your stock price has gone up significantly then you’re probably wondering how you can hedge your position. Unfortunately there’s nothing you can do while you’re still in the 180-day lock-up period.

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The 14 Crucial Questions About Stock Options

In April 2012 I wrote a blog post titled The 12 Crucial Questions About Stock Options. It was meant to be a comprehensive list of option-related questions you need to ask when you receive an offer to join a private company.

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IPO 101 Series: What Happens to Employees After the Big Day?

In our previous posts, we’ve covered why companies go public, and how the IPO process works.  In this post, we jump to the first day of trading to understand how IPOs affect employees.

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IPO 101 Series: How Do Companies Go Public

Very few companies ever reach the size and scale necessary to successfully go public. Companies need to be rather sizable before they can attract investment bankers to underwrite their offerings.

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