What makes an IPO successful? One often-used measure is a company getting a top price at the time of the offering. Some obviously desirable corporate milestones, such as revenue growth and solid margins, appear to play a big role in IPO premiums. But other factors may not add as much as people think, while still other aspects that seem less important to the naked eye can make an impact. Entrepreneurs and leaders of start-ups will find premium value in this report from professionals at the Boston Consulting Group.
In this summary, you will learn
- Which factors play a major role in achieving IPO premium valuations, and which ones may be more or less important than many people think;
- How the factors that influence IPO pricing vary from industry to industry; and
- What companies can do to increase the odds of fetching a top IPO price.
About the Authors
Jens Kengelbach et al. are professionals with the Boston Consulting Group.