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- The Law and Economics of the Going-Public Decision
- IPO Regulators Gone Wild
- Determinants of Variation in IPO Underpricing
- IPO Valuation: The International Evidence
- Survey and Synthesis of the IPO Underpricing Literature: The Fixed-Offer Price Constraint as a Unifying Core Explanation
- IPO Market Conditions and Timing over the Long Run
- The Interplay of IPO and M&A Markets: The Many Ways That One Affects the Other
- Lower Visibility Platforms Serving as Stepping Stones to National Stock Exchanges: The Case of Shell Reverse Mergers
- Going Public in China: Reverse Mergers versus IPOs on Chinese Markets
- Specified Purpose Acquisition Company IPOs
- The Impact of IPOs’ Analyst Coverage on the Choice and Timing of SEOs: A Survival Analysis
- Auditor Selection and IPO Underpricing
- The Structure and Role of the Underwriting Syndicate
- Venture Capital and Financial Reporting in Newly Public Firms
- The Dark Side of Venture Capital Syndication and IPO Firm Performance: The Impact of Different Institutional Environments
- All Ties Are Not Created Equal: Institutional Equity Ties, IPO Performance, and Market Growth of New Ventures
- Is Exchange Regulation Effective for Junior Public Equity Markets?
- Corporate Governance in European IPOs
- Survival of Initial Public Offerings on Europe’s New Stock Markets
- Initial Public Offerings in Germany between 1997 and 2015
- The Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings and Private Placements of Equity in China
- IPOs in New Zealand: An Analysis of Benchmark-Adjusted Performance
- Initial Public Offerings in Hong Kong
- The Admission and Regulation of Overseas Issuers: A Survey of the Top Four Financial Centers
- IPOs in a Major Emerging Market Economy—India
- Private Capital Marketplaces and IPOs
- Crowdfunding: Business and Regulatory Perspective
- Regulatory Arbitrage in Cross-Border Crowdfunding
Abstract and Keywords
While the costs borne by firms in raising external capital through initial public offerings (IPOs) and seasoned equity offerings are well documented, the strategic role of IPO underpricing in the market for raising equity after the IPO remains largely unstudied, particularly in an international setting. In China publicly traded firms often issue post-IPO equity through private placements of equity (PEPs), rather than public offerings. This chapter examines the relationship between the pricing behavior of IPOs and the issuance choice of future PEPs. Do companies use IPO underpricing as a strategic precursor toward raising additional capital in future PEPs? If the success of initial offerings of equity can help improve the capital-raising capacity and reduce the issuance cost in subsequent offerings, high-quality firms will intentionally pursue a multiple-issue strategy by lowering the IPO offer price in order to raise more capital at a higher price in PEPs.
pg xG. Nathan Dong is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University.
Ming Gu is Assistant Professor of Finance at Renmin University of China.
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