A stock market listing

A CFO discusses plans to list a company's shares on the stock market.

Select the best option from those shown.

"We're planning to list on the stock exchange later this year or early next year. We've just an investment bank to help us with the process.

The company was previously listed for around twenty years but was bought by a firm five years ago.

We've grown considerably under private ownership. Our revenues are now three times higher than when our shares were last publicly traded.

It's a lot of work pulling together the documents needed for the . Our existing owners will sell some of their shares when we go public. We'll also issue some new to raise funds for further of the business.

Had I realised how much we'd need to do, I'd have expanded the finance team sooner. We'll have been working on the float for nearly two years by the time we eventually list."

Business English vocabulary exercises

Revision page

Browse exercises by vocabulary area