public issue

Definition

Issue of stock on a public market rather than being privately funded by the companies own promoter(s), which may not be enough capital for the business to start up, produce, or continue running. By issuing stock publically, this allows the public to own a part of the company, though not be a controlling factor.

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You need to make sure that you know what a good public issue would be and try to get in early on.

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It was a public issue and we all thought it was best for us to just avoid what we did and how we did it.

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The public issue of Google was indeed a big event, because many investors turned out for one of the largest IPOs in history.

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