Cold IPO Market Forces Companies To Get More Creative

Law360, New York (February 1, 2016, 4:12 PM EST) -- The weak market for initial public offerings and follow-on deals has companies scrambling for alternatives to meet their capital needs, and attorneys say viable funding options exist for them to choose from, albeit none as ideal as a robust public market.

Not a single IPO priced in January amid global market volatility, and the chilly environment affects private companies considering the public offering route as well as existing public companies looking to tap markets for additional funding.

Attorneys say there is no one-size-fits-all solution given that company needs and the appetite of their investor bases vary widely. But options can include...

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