San Diego Chapter

Going Public: A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to get it done...and what to expect when you get there

  • Tue, September 24, 2013
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Foley & Lardner LLP, 3579 Valley Centre Drive, Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92130


Registration is closed
Please join NIRI San Diego as we present an in-depth discussion of the current IPO market and beyond from an array of informed perspectives; including a CEO who has successfully taken his company public; a globally renowned investment banking firm; and a leading law firm specializing in the equity markets.

The panelists will entertain questions and proliferate a highly insightful, engaging conversation about the latest in IPO trends and developments. 

Together they will provide an enlightening overview of the:
  • Current IPO environment
  • Impact that the JOBS Act has had on capital formation (and how to leverage it)
  • IPO process, the importance of communicating with the Street and the factors behind bringing the function in-house
  • Overall value that strategic IR brings to the process
  • Steps to take post-IPO
  • San Diego IPO market and what to expect over the next 12-18 months
  • Michael Martino, President & Chief Executive Officer, Ambit Biosciences
  • Annette Grimaldi, Managing Director, BMO Capital Markets
  • Steven Przesmicki, Partner, Cooley LLP
  • Cindy McGee, VP, Investor Relations & Alliance Management, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Registration and Fees:

By September 23:
  •  $45 for NIRI San Diego members 
  •  $60 for non-members
Day of the event: 
  • $50 for NIRI San Diego members 
  • $65 for non-members 
  • $20 for students
Registration/Networking: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Program: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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