This short book, a miniature encyclopedia about the initial public offering (IPO), provides a survey of the field, perhaps best suited for those who are new to the subject. Even though some of his sentences are a bit tangled, getAbstract finds that author Richard P. Kleeburg provides a handy, iceberg-tips introduction to the complexities surrounding IPOs, including a rundown of their advantages and disadvantages, key players and business requirements. He includes a useful bibliography for those who want to take the next step into a deeper understanding of the field.
In this summary, you will learn
- What an IPO is;
- How an IPO works; and
- What the most important considerations when planning or executing an IPO are.
About the Author
Richard B. Kleeburg, C.M.A., M.B.A., J.D., Ph.D. is an internal auditor for a California mortgage. He is cited in the 2004-2005 Who’s Who in Finance and Business.
Comment on this summary
Customers who read this summary also read
Hachette Book Group USA, 2016
Gerald F. Davis
William D. Cohan
The Atlantic, 2017