IPO, private financing and SPAC advisory

In Growth

We advise companies throughout their growth and financing lifecycle, from private fundraisings, to going public, and beyond. We focus on evaluating financing alternatives; assessing and assisting with company readiness; and advising on transaction execution for private capital raises, IPOs, SPAC mergers and direct listings.

Leading a private company through a transformational strategic event requires bold leadership, thoughtful preparation and a team of advisors who are passionate about the success of your team and key stakeholders. 

Our EY teams don’t just help companies execute transactions; we ground every step of the journey in confident decision-making. We bring wisdom, insight, informed perspectives and knowledge gained through experience to your strategic transformation. We’ll help you evaluate private and public financing opportunities, assess potential risks and rewards, and craft the strategy that best meets your specific goals. Your leadership team gains valuable insight and confidence — and the odds of achieving your company’s growth goals increase dramatically.

How we work with companies seeking private financing

Leading a high-growth private company is an exciting endeavor, but not without its challenges. Careful planning and navigation are required, including when it comes to financing activities. EY professionals work with companies seeking private financing, providing insights and advice on transaction preparation and structure, process and timing, and other real-world considerations.

We help companies gain confidence and clarity in navigating:

  • What’s going on in today’s private and public capital markets
  • Private capital fundraising options across the capital structure
  • The merits and considerations of going public vs. staying private, and how companies evaluate IPO, SPAC merger and direct listing paths in light of their transaction goals
  • The benefits of a strategic readiness approach in preparing for potentially transformative transactions

How we help companies confidently navigate paths to going public

Going public involves a transformation of an organization’s people, processes and culture. Our seasoned professionals leverage extensive experience across all the key readiness areas necessary for your journey in going public, either by IPO, direct listing or SPAC merger.

EY US guide to going public

Are you ready to transform from private company to public enterprise? Understand how you can ready your organization for one of the most significant transactions it will ever undertake.

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