Definition of IPO in US English:



Stock Market
  • ‘the pizza chain is looking to go public with an IPO later this year’
    • ‘In September 1998 the planned IPO was scuttled at the last minute.’
    • ‘He was unable to turn the company's high-flying plans into a successful IPO.’
    • ‘How can we raise a hundred million in an IPO?’
    • ‘I was convinced that the IPO stock was being distributed to the wrong investors.’
    • ‘To entrepreneurs, IPOs offer the promise of funding for their businesses and rewards for their hard work.’