Going Public

Benefits of Going Public

Why would a small or medium-sized business owner want to take her or his privately held company public and deal with all the rigmarole associated with public status? That is a good question.

Here are a few of the major benefits:

  • Going public gives your company more credibility and prestige with customers, clients, employees, the press and the financial community.
  • Being a public company provides the company founders with a long-term exit strategy.
  • Being a public company offers more liquidity for the founders and minority shareholders and investors.
  • Public companies can easily finance growth through equity capital rather than debt capital because:
    • The company stock can be used as currency for mergers and acquisitions;
    • Equity is available for an unlimited period of time and can be used without restrictions; and
    • Being public increases your company’s awareness and visibility vis-à-vis investors.
  • Being public makes it much easier to raise capital and reduces the need for expensive, and often controlling, venture capital financing.
  • Public companies are often valued much higher than their private counterparts.
  • Being public gives more options for raising capital; you can raise capital through both public and private offerings so you have the benefit of access to more sources of capital.

 

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Financial Products

Total Capital Solutions Ltd has strong relations with various Financial Institutions and can help companies acquire letters of credit, bank guarantees, proof of funds and performance bonds.

Credit Facility

A Credit Facility is a flexible financing structure in which GPG commits to purchasing shares of common stock directly from a company, at prevailing market prices, over a multi-year period - contact us for more information.

Prospectus Preparation

Our legal associate can prepare Prospectus both in English and German and handle the BaFin or FSA approval process.