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IPO

abbr.
initial public offering

IPO

abbreviation for
1. (Stock Exchange) independent publicly owned company
2. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange initial public offering

IPO

initial public offering.

IPO

An acronym for Initial Public Offer. The open sale of shares in a company prior to the company being listed on a stock exchange for the first time.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IPO - 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)
Translations

IPO

[ˌaɪpiːˈəʊ] n abbr (STOCK EXCHANGE) (=initial public offering) → OPI f(= offre publique initiale)

IPO

(St Ex) abbr of initial public offeringErstnotiz f (einer Aktie)
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