Raising capital: is the US becoming a more attractive option?
What the JOBS Act means for international companies
Are you exploring ways to raise capital? Have you considered listing in the US?
The Jump Start Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) makes it easier for certain companies to go public. A new category of listed company has been created, an emerging growth company (EGC), to encourage initial public offerings. EGCs can submit confidential registration statements and subsequent amendments to the SEC prior to filing. They are also exempt from certain requirements resulting in a relaxing of standards for the IPO on-ramp period, as well as having greater access to funding without triggering public registration requirements. Could this work for you?
We have brought together a panel of professionals to discuss the pros and cons of listing in the US, and the impact of the JOBS Act, including:
- Does the JOBS Act make a US listing more attractive for your business?
- What we are seeing in the market place
- Some practical insights and lessons learnt from a CFOs perspective
- The legal detail required for a US listing as an EGC