IPO Guide

Embark on your investment journey through the exciting world of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs),
where companies go public and offer shares to investors for the first time. This section is your
comprehensive guide to understanding IPOs, from the basics to advanced insights. Read these blogs
to gain a deeper understanding of IPOs and their potential for investment opportunities.

What is IPO?

What is an IPO (Initial Public Offering)? In finance, few events capture the attention of the media, investors, and the general public quite like an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Often seen as a rite of passage for companies, IPOs signal the transition from a private entity to one publicly traded on the stock market. But […]

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What is a Mainboard IPO?

Demystifying Mainboard IPO for Investors in Indian Stock Market Are you a retail investor in India? If yes, it is essential to understand what is a Mainboard IPO ( Initial Public Offering) is and how it works. Most retail investors prefer Mainboard IPOs, instead of SME IPOs. SME IPOs are usually preferred by investors with a […]

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What is SME IPO?

SME IPOs – Small & Medium Enterprises Initial Public Offerings SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) are the backbone of the Indian economy. SMEs in India are allowed to launch IPOs ( Initial Public Offerings ) and raise funds from investors. However, the rules for mainboard and SME IPOs are different in India. Some rules are […]

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Red Herring Prospectus (RHP)

Red Herring Prospectus (RHP) Unlocking the nuances of the red herring prospectus is pivotal for investors looking to invest their money in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs). Often shrouded in complexity, this document can be the key to comprehending a company’s financial health, business model, and investment risk. What is the Red Herring Prospectus (RHP)? Diving […]

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What is an IPO Cycle?

What is an IPO Cycle? – Stages & Implications An initial public offering (IPO) is a significant milestone for any company, marking its transition from a privately held entity to a publicly traded one. However, the journey is not a one-time event but a continuous cycle that significantly impacts the company, its stakeholders, and the […]

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IPO Apply Time

IPO Apply Time: Step by Step Guide The Initial Public Offering (IPO) involves offering shares of a privately held company to the public for the first time, allowing individuals to become shareholders and invest in the company. That said, individuals must plan and strategize their IPO investment to maximise their chances of making profits. This […]

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What is FPO?

What is FPO (Follow-on Public Offer): Meaning & How It Works The term FPO, or Follow-on Public Offer, plays a significant role in stock markets and public investments. This is true, especially in India, where the capital market is growing. FPO is a method by which already-listed companies raise additional capital from the public. Unlike […]

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Book Building

Book Building A company can become a public entity in India by bringing its IPO. You might have encountered IPOs with a fixed share price. However, companies can also prefer book building issues, where prices are not fixed. This type of issue helps determine the share price based on investors’ bids. What is Book Building? […]

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What is the Greenshoe Option and How Does It Work?

What is the Greenshoe Option and How Does It Work? Companies often use a financial tool known as the greenshoe option to manage this risk and ensure a successful IPO. This option, also known as the over-allotment option, allows underwriters to stabilise the stock price and meet investor demand by providing additional shares in case […]

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What is an IPO Subscription & Why is it Important?

What is an IPO Subscription & Why is it Important? Understanding the IPO subscription and its nuances is vital for investors when making informed decisions in the stock market. This post aims to demystify the IPO subscription’s meaning, process, and importance for an Indian Investor. What is an IPO Subscription? An IPO subscription refers to […]

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