The IPO Adventure, Part II

In the second of our ongoing series on the initial public offering process, our columnist explains the steps you need to take to prepare for an IPO

In my last column (BusinessWeek.com, 1/28/08), the first of a series intended to demystify the initial public offering process, I offered an overview of what to expect. It's now time, my friends, for an explanation of what to do to get your house in order, meaning the steps you need to take to prepare. You'll need to nail down or fix your board structure, select and structure your committees, and reincorporate in Delaware (not required, but generally a good idea).

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