Public company readiness is an endeavor requiring significant time and effort, and attention across the organization. As such, it is not something that should be stopped and started according to market fluctuations. More important, “readiness” implies focus not only on going public, but for those who have already made the jump, focus on maintaining sound financial reporting, corporate governance and other public company obligations.
Protiviti’s Guide to Public Company Transformation: Frequently Asked Questions is a great resource for this journey. In this article, Chris Wright expands on some of the things IPO-bound companies should consider right now.