Have you ever thought about going public? It’s never too early to prepare — pre-IPO preparation can take up to two years before the actual process kicks off.

Drinker Biddle held an informative and practical session on topics that companies should consider if contemplating a possible IPO. The panel provided insights on how to prepare your company for the public markets and other strategic, transformative transactions. The program was followed by networking and a cocktail reception.

Panelists included:

  • Bonnie A. Barsamian, Partner, Drinker Biddle
  • Elizabeth A. Diffley, Partner, Drinker Biddle
  • Robert Berger, Director, North American Equity Advisory, Rothschild

Topics included:

  • Key financial, legal and logistical steps
  • Corporate governance and board considerations
  • Corporate and capital structure optimization
  • Financial statements and accounting matters
  • Executive compensation
  • SEC and other hot buttons