Do Firms Go Public to Raise Capital?

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Woojin Kim; Michael Weisbach;
(2005)
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This paper considers the question of whether raising capital is an important reason why firms go public. Using a sample of 16,958 initial public offerings from 38 countries between 1990 and 2003, we consider differences between firms that sell new, primary shares to the... View more
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