Deciding whether your company should go public is difficult enough. Deciding the means of flotation is even more complex. Sarah Perrin considers some of the options available to companies who decide to take the plunge.
Flotation is like marriage. If you aren't sure you're doing the right thing, don't do it. The build-up may be exciting, but the consequences are long-lasting. Much corporate soul-searching is needed before you reach the public company altar.