Direct Public Offering (DPO)

  • Definition: A method for a company to raise capital by selling its securities directly to investors without involving intermediaries like investment banks. In a DPO, the company sells its shares directly to the public through methods such as crowdfunding platforms, online platforms, or traditional marketing channels. DPOs offer companies greater control over the offering process and may provide access to capital for smaller or non-traditional businesses.
  • Alternate Term: Direct Offering, Public Direct Offering