Venture Capital / Underwriting / IPOs Terms

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  1. Dog And Pony Show

  2. Red Herring

  3. Muppet Bait

  4. At A Discount

  5. Aftermarket Report

  6. Small Corporate Offering Registration - SCOR

  7. Halted Issue

  8. Capitalization Change

  9. Death Star IPO

  10. Forced Initial Public Offering - IPO

  11. Shadow Market

  12. Price Band

  13. Venture-Capital-Backed IPO

  14. Undigested Securities

  15. David F. D'Alessandro

  16. Market Standoff Agreement

  17. Window Of Opportunity

  18. Relisted

  19. National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts - NACVA

  20. Distributing Syndicate

  21. Primary Distribution

  22. Reverse Greenshoe Option

  23. RiskGrades - RG

  24. Participating Convertible Preferred Share - PCP

  25. Follow On Public Offer - FPO

  26. Repackaging

  27. Pre-IPO Placement

  28. SEC Form S-3

  29. SEC Form U-1

  30. IPO ETF

  31. SEC Form 424B2

  32. SEC Form 424B5

  33. Absorbed

  34. After-Market Performance

  35. Allocation Notice

  36. Allotment

  37. Assimilation

  38. Auction

  39. Back Door Listing

  40. Baptism of Fire

  41. Best Efforts

  42. Book Building

  43. Booster Shot

  44. Break Issue

  45. Bridge Financing

  46. Buy, Strip And Flip

  47. Capital Base

  48. Carve-Out

  49. Cheap Stock

  50. Closed-End Fund

  51. Closed-End Management Company

  52. Competitive Bid

  53. Crossover Investor

  54. Deal Flow

  55. Depository Trust Company Tracking - DTCT

  56. Direct Public Offering - DPO

  57. Discounts For Lack Of Marketability - DLOM

  58. Drive-By Deal

  59. Dutch Auction

  60. Eating Stock

  61. Effective Date

  62. Equity Capital Market - ECM

  63. Euroequity

  64. Exit Strategy

  65. Financing

  66. Firm Commitment

  67. Flipper

  68. Flotation

  69. Follow-On Offering

  70. Freed Up

  71. Friendly Hands

  72. Friends and Family Shares

  73. Going Public

  74. Greensheet

  75. Grey Market

  76. Gross Spread

  77. Gun Jumping

  78. Hot IPO

  79. Hot Issue

  80. IPO Lock-Up

  81. Impact Day

  82. Initial Offering Date

  83. Initial Public Offering - IPO

  84. Installment Receipt

  85. Laddering

  86. Lead Underwriter

  87. Liquidity Event

  88. Liquidity Path

  89. Lock-Up Period

  90. Market Overhang

  91. Mezzanine Financing

  92. Minority IPO

  93. NASD Rule 2790

  94. New Fund Offer - NFO

  95. New Issue

  96. Non-Marginable Securities

  97. Offering

  98. Offering Circular

  99. One-Way Market

  100. Overallotment

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