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Oct 06, 2020

Preparing for IPO Success: The Transition in the Founder’s Role and Corporate Culture

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PREPARING FOR IPO SUCCESS: THE TRANSITION IN THE FOUNDER’S ROLE AND CORPORATE CULTURE

The decision to undertake an initial public offering (IPO) is an exciting milestone in a company’s life cycle. In this second chapter of our 18th Annual Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey, we discuss the considerations company founders should keep in mind when taking their company public.

Among these considerations are the composition of the board of directors, the realities of broad investor oversight and the complex obligations with respect to financial and other disclosures.

Read “Preparing for IPO Success: The Transition in the Founder’s Role and Corporate Culture.”

Authors and Contributors

Kristina L. Trauger

Partner

Capital Markets

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+1 212 848 4879

New York

Judy Little

Counsel

Capital Markets

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+1 713 354 4877

Houston

Cassandra Cuellar

Associate

Emerging Growth

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+1 512 647 1930

Austin

Mark A. Dunham, Jr.

Associate

Capital Markets

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+1 212 848 4767

New York