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2009 | 4 | 1 | 125-134
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To List or Not To List: Expectations versus Reality for Greek Shipping IPOs

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Sharing ownership with outside investors through an IPO has advantages and disadvantages that create dilemmas for company founders. It can further be a source of disappointment when expectations fall short of reality. That's not the case for the Greek ship owners who floated the shares of their companies to major US Exchanges in the early 2000s, however. The listing has met and even exceeded their expectations: Broadened their capital structure, improved image and prestige, strengthened bargaining power with creditors, and enhanced entrepreneurial opportunities
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4
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1
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125-134
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published
2009-04-01
online
2011-06-03
Contributors
  • Long Island University and Athens University, New York, United States of America
  • Long Island University and Athens University, New York, United States of America
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