Public Offering

Business / Finance / Public Offering: Used in the context of general equities. Offering to the investment public, after compliance with registration requirements of the SEC, usually by an investment banker or a syndicate made up of several investment bankers, at a price agreed upon between the issuer and the investment bankers. Antithesis of private placement. See: Primary distribution and secondary distribution.

Other Words for Offering

Offering Noun Synonyms: sacrifice, oblation, contribution, donation, gift, present
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Other Words for Public

Public Noun Synonyms: communal, community, common, general, collective, universal, catholic, popular, worldwide
Public Adjective Synonyms: open, manifest, exposed, overt, projected, plain, obvious, apparent, patent, clear, clear-cut, acknowledged, known, admitted, visible, viewable, conspicuous
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Go Public

Business / Taxes / Go Public: A corporation goes public when it issues shares of its stock in the open market for the first time, in what is known as an initial public offering (IPO). That means that at least some of the shares wi MORE

Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Business / Finance / Initial Public Offering (IPO): When buying securities on margin, the proportion of the total market value of the securities that the investor must pay for in cash. The Security Exchange Act of 1934 gives the Board of Governors of t MORE

Offering Date

Business / Finance / Offering Date: Date on which a new set of stocks or bonds will first be sold to the public. MORE

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