go public
phrasal to make a public disclosure

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go public — ► STOCK MARKET a company that goes public makes shares available on a stock market for the first time: »After going public last May at $20 per share, they traded as high as $86 in October. → See also INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING(Cf. ↑initial public… …   Financial and business terms

  • go public — ► go public 1) become a public company. 2) reveal details about a previously private concern. Main Entry: ↑public …   English terms dictionary

  • go public — (with (something)) to make something known that was secret before. If she goes public with her story, the school s reputation will suffer …   New idioms dictionary

  • go public — 1. in. to sell to the public shares of a privately owned company. (Securities markets.) □ The company decided not to go public because the economy was so bad at the time. □ We’ll go public at a later time. 2. in. to reveal something to the public …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • go public — 1) to tell the newspapers or people in general about something that has been secret or private One of the team decided to go public with his concerns about Keegan s management. 2) business if a private company goes public, it becomes a public… …   English dictionary

  • go public — to become a company in which anyone can invest. It s the latest Internet company to go public and then immediately go bankrupt …   New idioms dictionary

  • go public — To apply to a stock exchange to become a public limited company Compare go private See flotation …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • go public — tell the public, tell a reporter    If he goes public, everybody will know that we had an affair …   English idioms

  • go public — 1》 become a public company. 2》 reveal details about a previously private concern. → public …   English new terms dictionary

  • go public — idi a) to issue stock for sale to the general public b) to present previously concealed information to the public …   From formal English to slang

  • go public — phrasal 1. of a close corporation : to offer stock for sale to the general public 2. : to disclose to a much wider audience something not generally known had gone public with his ideas Al Reinert …   Useful english dictionary

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