IPO Advisory

Going Public through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) is a natural progression for most successful private enterprises, as the benefits can be considerable. However, the process of completing an IPO is a tedious and daunting task for most enterprises.
We approach IPO as follows:

Phase 1 – Pre-IPO discussion

  • Discuss with management their objective of IPO and advise them the various options open to them;
  • Assess the group’s feasibility for listing and the choice of various markets
  • Advise on pro and con of going public
  • Advise the listing process, regulations and requirements
  • Provide an indicative valuation based on the prevailing market condition

Phase 2 – Pre-IPO review

  • Conduct due diligence on the businesses in the group
  • Identify major issues which are possible hurdle to the listing
  • Review the group’s past financial performance and with the auditors/reporting accountants
  • Review the existing group’s structure and advise on an effective structure for listing purpose
  • Assist in restructuring for potential debt and/or equity fund raising opportunity
  • Assist in developing IPO’s strategy and planning

Phase 3 – IPO preparation

  • Assist in introducing the professional parties including the issue managers, lawyers etc
  • Assist in compilation of information to be included in the prospectus
  • Assist in preparing financial projections and drafting of Board Memorandum
  • Managing and monitoring the progress to ensure timeliness of reporting