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initial public offering

n. Abbr. IPO
The sale of a new securities issue to the public, usually by way of an underwriter.
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Noun1.initial public offering - a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
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initial public offering

n (St Ex) → erstes öffentliches Zeichnungsangebot
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