Initial Public Offerings


Write a 750 to 1,000 words describing an initial public offering for a global firm.
Include the following:
The role of the investment banker and underwriter
The role of an originating house and a syndicate
An explanation of the pricing of the issue
A discussion of some of the risks involved in the public offering and how the securities laws deal with them
A discussion of any foreign exchange risks the company can face with your ideas about how to mitigate them
Support your work with at least one scholarly reference besides the textbooks.