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When do you go for an IPO?
The CEO of Pure Storage offers advice on timing a public offering, based on his own experience of IPOs. He also talks about the precedents set by Google and Facebook, who waited longer than most venture capital-backed companies.

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Guide to listing
A step-by-step guide to listing your company on the London Stock Exchange.

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Initial public offerings
A collection of articles on IPOs from ICAEW's Corporate Finance Faculty.

Other resources

Raise finance: equity
Information from the London Stock Exchange outlining the listing process for companies considering an IPO. Includes a Guide to listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Floating on the stock market
Based on the archived guidance from Business Link, NI Business Info gives detailed guidance on the suitability of a business for flotation, the flotation process, the advantages and disadvantages of flotation, choosing the right market, appointing advisers and pricing.

Floating a company
Guidance from flotation consultants HollandBendelow. Includes a guide for companies considering floating on the Alternative Investments Market - The Essential Aim Stock Market Guide

Guide to executing a successful IPO
Guidance from the British Private Equity Venture Capital Association (BVCA) published in 2016.

Floating your company
Business guide from Atom Content Marketing's Money Donut.

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