Forced Initial Public Offering

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Definition: Forced Initial Public Offering


Forced Initial Public Offering


Full Definition of Forced Initial Public Offering


The first issue of stock shares by a company that has met the requirements set by the SEC whereby it must make a public offering. A company may be forced to make an IPO because it has a minimum number of 500 shareholders and assets exceeding $10 million. If forced to make an IPO, the company must report financial conditions and be subject to third-party oversight. Directors usually have the option to issue an IPO or restructure company ownership.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Forced Initial Public Offering are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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