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A Day In The Life Of A Private Equity Investor

Equities trading can be a challenging and rewarding job within the financial industry. This brief blog gives prospective traders and other interested parties a peak into what a day performing said function might be like. The Definition Of An Equities Trader Someone...

What to Expect When Your Company Goes Public

Bringing your company public is a big decision to make. While it can bring a large and sudden infusion of money to your operations, there are some things to consider. Everything from your company culture to your independence and agency as a business owner can shift...

What Is The Process of an IPO in Canada?

In Canada, the IPO process is very deliberate as it involves the preparation and delivery of two documents to the security regulators. These are the preliminary prospectus and the final prospectus. The first step in the process comes in the drafting phase. The...

When Should Your Company Go Public?

Most companies will reach a point where they can’t progress without going public. Going public opens up a new opportunity for funding, and it creates a scenario where industry leaders may be attracted to the board room. However, some companies are better off...

What Your Company Needs Before an IPO

If you’re considering taking your company public, you might want to consider insight from other CEO’s who have been down a similar path. Before their company’s initial public offering (IPO), many of these business leaders wish they had taken advice...

What Do Private Equity Investors Do?

While the term investor generally brings to mind individuals who trade on public exchanges like the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq, that’s not the only option. There’s a thriving market for investment in businesses that – for whatever reason...

How to Become a Private Equity Investor

Unless you have the capital to buy into an investment group as a partner, there’s a more specific route to becoming a private equity investor. Otherwise, you will have to become an accredited investor and, once you qualify, you will have to join an angel...

Why Do Companies Go Public?

Far too few people are aware of the basic mechanisms of the capital markets, or what it means when a company conducts what is known as a “public offering.” The idea behind capitalism is fairly simple, and despite what might seem to be a large and...

Benefits of Private vs Public Equity

Small businesses with the ambition and opportunity to grow will eventually hit a dilemma at some point. Do you become a publicly traded company or continue operating as a private interest? The former option is a great method for raising your profile and raising funds,...