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public offering

noun
1.
a sale of a new issue of securities to the general public through a managing underwriter (opposed to private placement): required to be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Examples for public offering
  • When shares in a company are sold to the public for the first time through an initial public offering.
  • Triangle has undertaken a second restructuring over the past five years, to prepare for a public offering.
  • The greed came from dreams of exponential growth and, sooner or later, a juicy public offering.
  • With an initial public offering looming next year, it needs to show that it can keep driving up its ad revenue.
  • Your public offering will take time and money to accomplish.
  • Audience sophistication is irrelevant in the case of a public offering, as long as a prospectus is furnished to attendees.
  • The initial public offering will be underwritten, but no underwriters have been selected as of the filing date.
  • The public offering price and underwriting terms are to be supplied by amendment.
  • The public offering price and underwriting terms are to be supplied by amendment.

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