If you owned a successful company, would you keep it private or have it become a publicly-traded company?  

A) If you go public and as the company grows,  would you prefer raising capital by issuing stock, bonds, or a combination of the two? Explain.

B) If you decide not to go public, explain why not?  Also, how do you plan to finance the growth of your company?

Discussion Instructions:

Discussion posts should be answered with Fundamental Financial merits along with your experiences and opinions.  Please share your experiences and opinions-we will all benefit if you do!  Thank you.  

The primary thread must have a minimum of 200 words. Your Secondary posts must have a minimum of 100 words.

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Please post your initial response on or before Thursday at 23:59 EST. Provide comments on 1 of your classmates’ posts on or before Sunday at 23:59 EST. 

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