Anyone interested in investing knows that IPO is a company’s initial public offering- the price they first sell shares for on the stock market. Companies must adhere to federal securities law by registering any transactions with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Here is a general high-level guideline for evaluating the quality, merit, and fairness of a company’s IPO to help you can make educated investments.
I found an article very interesting today about disclosures released from LinkedIn as part of their planned IPO. Language used described material weaknesses in a seemingly similar way that other forward-looking statements are made - which I find disturbing.