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IPO Insights

IPO Insights

An article series designed to help you navigate an IPO and life as a public company.

An article series designed to help you navigate an IPO and life as a public company.

Taking your company public is an exciting process. It brings with it prestige and higher visibility in the market. At the same time, going public brings new risks, including complex accounting and reporting requirements and the need to manage new stakeholders – like the board and your shareholders.

To get the most reward, you need to be well informed and well prepared. KPMG's IPO Insights article series is designed to provide meaningful business insights to help you better understand what it takes to go public. You will find practical, realistic perspectives to guide you — before, during and after the IPO process.

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The three lines of defense

The three lines of defense

Making the transition to a mature risk management model.

Take the time to put your taxation planning in order before going public

Take the time to put your taxation planning in order before going public

Taxation is an important consideration for any company on the IPO path.

Communicating through non-GAAP financial measures

A non-GAAP financial measure is a numerical measure of a company’s historical performance.

 
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A wave of SPACs in Canada

SPACs gained traction in Canada in the first half of 2015.

 
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Establishing proper governance practices

A number of factors must be considered carefully when going through the process.

 
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What should investors look for?

What should investors look for?

 
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IFRS transition for private companies

Plan for substantial data collection and considerable work.

 
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The benefits of going green

Green bonds offer an opportunity to diversify your investor base.

 
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Stakeholder communication

On the same page, reading the same message, telling the same story.

 
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Selecting the Right Market and Exchange

Tips for Navigating Your Listing Options.

 
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