Whether it’s an IPO, Direct Listing or SPAC transaction, secondary offering, convertible debt transaction, block trade, or other potential vehicles, raising capital in the public markets is an insider’s game with its own language, process, and participants. At ICR Capital, we help demystify this market and educate you on how to be successful by regularly sharing articles, guides, checklists, primers, webinars, and other resources to help you position your company for success.


6 Key Questions to Address Before Initiating the IPO Process

By Lee Stettner and Steve Parish

An IPO is a landmark event for a company and preparing to go public requires a significant amount of time and resources. The IPO process is opaque and challenging, and as soon as you kick it off, you will be inundated with deadlines, filing requirements, and competing interests vying for your management team’s attention. So, prior to embarking on the path to the public markets, it’s critical to determine that your company is truly ready and...


IPO Planning in an Uncertain Market: What You Need to Know

By ICR Capital Team

While the 2022 IPO market saw a modest pace early in Q1, global stock declines, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the resulting rise in oil prices, inflation, interest rate hikes and more all contributed to a significant IPO slowdown. In a volatile market, what is the best path forward if your company was planning to go public? ICR Capital experts provide their perspectives for preparing for an IPO during uncertain market conditions: Steve Parish and Lee...


Seven Things To Know Before Executing a Convertible Debt Offering

By Syed Raj Imteaz, Matt Anthony, and Anna Shearer

As any banker involved with convertible debt offerings will readily tell you, after a number of lackluster years, the convertible debt market is now going through a renaissance. They would be right — last year, issuance in the U.S. was $114 billion, up more than 150% compared to the prior 5 years’ average of $44 billion. This year, the convertible market continues to be humming with another potential $100 billion in deals. The increase in...


ICR Capital Announces Another Record Year

By ICR Capital

Advises on more than 140 IPOs, SPACs, Converts, Follow-Ons and other transactions valued at over $250 Billion Sector-focused teams drive leading market share across all industries Team recently expanded to include world-class Convertible and Equity Derivatives group New York, NY – January 20, 2022 – ICR Capital, a leading equity capital markets advisory firm and an affiliate of ICR, a global leader in strategic communications, today announced that it advised on more than 140 equity capital...


Convertible Market Update: 2021 Themes & 2022 Outlook

By ICR Capital

The convertible market had another record-setting year in 2021: issuers achieved the best terms in history and it was second only to 2020 in terms of issuance volume since the Financial Crisis. As the New Year kicks off, we take a look at what drove the market to its heights in 2021 and what we expect for the convertible market in 2022. Click to view the Convertible Market Update: 2021 Themes & 2022 Outlook.