Going Public? Five governance factors to focus on

April 2013
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Going Public? Five governance factors to focus on

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This publication highlights five key governance considerations you’ll want to keep in mind as you contemplate a public offering.

This publication highlights five key governance considerations you’ll want to keep in mind as you contemplate a public offering.

It groups the key IPO governance factors into five categories:

  1. Understand the basic governance requirements that will apply to you.
  2. Consider what changes you need to make to your board composition.
  3. Understand the potential shareholder mix you’ll have and the role of others who influence governance at public companies.
  4. Understand your key governance choices and the implications of those choices.
  5. Get resources and support to put your needed governance processes into place.