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IPO

Independent practice organization A legal entity in the US, in which physicians and/or dentists enter an arrangement to provide services through an entity–eg, a prepaid health plan, while maintaining their own private practices. See HMO, PPO.
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This paper examines the initial public offering (IPO) valuations of issuers that return to the IPO market successfully after withdrawing their first IPO attempt.
that made an IPO on the second section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange last November, the initial market quote came to 47,100 yen, 32.
This small volume makes it unlikely that the IPO market will weaken because of an oversupply.
Asia accounted for 67% of global IPO volume and 52% of capital raised.
If you're not successful in Boston, you're not going to have a successful IPO.
Investors have to do an incredible amount of homework on IPOs, so unless you want to be a surrogate portfolio manager, IPOs aren't the place to be" says Irv DeGraw, research director for WorldFinanceNet.
IPO Express allows us to deliver an unparalleled IPO resource with its depth and breadth of IPO information," said Susan Strausberg, CEO of EDGAR Online.
Despite the tepid IPO market, Ruehle says, "I would say the current pricing practice definitely favors higher multiples for very promising new companies.
But on the flip side, a private recap can offer entrepreneurs positives, such as: liquidity for estate planning or asset diversification purposes; partial liquidity of manager-owners; the ability to buy out a partner or competitor without over-leveraging the company; and a financial alternative to an IPO.
Retail/consumer IPOs were affected by the unstable economy - AMC Entertainment and Del Frisco's Restaurant Group scrapped their IPO plans altogether, while Italian luxury brands Ferragamo and Prada both announced they would put their IPOs on hold.
The fundamentals of the Saudi economy along with the increased appetite for equities and improved valuation have contributed to a better IPO performance in the kingdom.
Shailesh Dash, CEO of Al Masah Capital, "We are very excited to launch our IPO fund and give investors a chance to subscribe into a fund vehicle that will participate in the next growth phase of the regional capital markets.