Are Tech LBOs Driven By Option Expensing?
- Stock Options. Melvin, Sean P. // Entrepreneur;May2002, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p62
Discusses the benefits gained by entrepreneurs in choosing to sell private stock offerings. Disadvantages of selling stock on the open market; Questions to determine whether a private equity sale is right for a company; Legal implications of offering an unregistered security.
- Going private. Percival-Straunik, Lindsay; Turpin, Andrew // Director;Jan1999, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p17
Reveals the increase in the number of small and medium sized stockmarket-listed companies that are considering to go private. Decline in the Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) Small-Cap index; Reasons for the stock undervaluation; How small companies can help themselves.
- OPTIONS ACCOUNTING NOT AS PROBLEMATIC AS ANTICIPATED. Marquez, Jessica // Workforce Management;8/28/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 16, p16
The article reports on the order issued by the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board that all publicly traded companies treat stock options grants as expenses. The rule was met with much resistance, particularly from technology companies, which have relied heavily on stock options as a...
- HOW THE FASB'S NEW RULE WORKS, STEP BY STEP. // Financial Executive;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p42
The article focuses on how Financial Accounting Standard Boards (FASB) pronouncement Statement 123. It presents information on fixed stock options, performance options, and stock-appreciation rights under current rules, and then examines these same options and stocks under FASB pronouncement...
- Financings Roundup. // BioWorld Today;1/16/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p2
The article reports on the private placement deal completed by BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. of Lynbrook, New York. Several unregistered shares of the company's common stock were sold in the deal. It was priced at $10.50 per share. BioSpecifics raised a total of $2.1 million from the private...
- Financings roundup. // Medical Device Daily;5/21/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 97, p7
This article reports on a private offering by MedClean Technologies to exchange its existing common stock purchase warrants with initial exercise dates between July 11, 2008 and August 29, 2008 for newly issued common stock purchase warrants at a lower exercise price. This lower exercise price...
- Why Qihoo, YY, Going-Private Chinese Tech Stocks Are Rebounding. ELAINE LOW // Investors Business Daily;5/10/2016, p1
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- FASB Publishes Rules Requiring Stock Option Expensing. Goldstein, Jeremy L. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2004 Q4, p1
The article focuses on the revisions made in the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Statement Number 123 Share-Based Payment (FAS 123(R)) in the U.S. The FAS 123(R) demands all companies to expense stock options and other awards. Stock appreciation rights will benefit under FAS 123(R)...
- Bye, bye Nasdaq. Schachter, Ken // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);9/27/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 41, p1A
Reports on the factors contributing to the decision of Sandata Inc. of Bert Brodsky to go private in Long Island, New York. Primary motivator of companies for exiting the public markets; Companies who have gone private; Criticism against the Sarbanes Oxley Act; Cost-effectiveness of going private.