25. Initial Public Offerings

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. John R. Nofsinger
  1. Francois Derrien

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch25

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

How to Cite

Derrien, F. (2010) Initial Public Offerings, in Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets (eds H. K. Baker and J. R. Nofsinger), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch25

Author Information

  1. Associate Professor of Finance, HEC Paris

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499115

Online ISBN: 9781118258415

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Keywords:

  • initial public offering;
  • shareholders;
  • capital markets;
  • investors;
  • price range

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ipo Underpricing

  • Why do Firms go Public?

  • The Ipo Long-Run Performance Debate

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Author