The challenges of going public

The challenges of going public

Every year, numerous companies seek financing by listing on stock exchanges. But going public won’t necessarily bring a windfall. A recent KPMG survey asked business executives what they felt were the biggest challenges for a company currently ling for an IPO. Here’s what they said.

  • Cost: 23%
  • Financial Reporting: 23%
  • Distractions cause by the IPO Process: 26%
  • Investor Appetite: 19%
  • Other: 9%