What is an initial public offering (IPO)?

Through an Initial Public Offering, a privately held company would go public. This is done by offering shares of the private company to the public by issuing new stock. An IPO enables the company to raise capital from the stock market for various business related activities such as expansion, clearing debts, investing in new manufacturing capacities etc. However, such a company would also have to adhere to strict compliances and reporting guidelines laid down by a regulatory body. SEBI is the regulatory body for the Indian securities market.

How IPOs Work?

In India, companies can file for an IPO in the following manner:

Benefits of IPO investment?

Here are some benefits of IPO investment:

How to apply for IPO online through - IPO Application Process?

This is how you can apply for an IPO online: