An act of offering the stock of a company on a public stock exchange for the first time.
- When stocks are soaring and initial public offerings are raking in the money, it can seem like a bull market will never end.
- Just a couple of years ago, initial public offerings and other equity offerings were glorious, champagne-drenched occasions.
- The past year has seen four initial public offerings of media stocks, and three more are expected by year end.
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