Companies are increasingly considering foreign capital markets for their initial public offerings. Economists Cecilia R. Caglio, Kathleen Weiss Hanley and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg look into the factors that influence a firm’s decision to go public abroad in their astute study. It highlights the role of global underwriters, which shape both the way firms access global capital and the channels of cross-border flows. getAbstract suggests their scholarly report to entrepreneurs, financial executives and investors.
In this summary, you will learn
- What factors affect a company’s decision to go public abroad and
- How global underwriters play a role in the foreign IPO process.
About the Authors
Cecilia R. Caglio is with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Kathleen Weiss Hanley is a professor at Lehigh University, and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg is with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.