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.