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South East European Journal of Economics and Business

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To List or Not To List: Expectations versus Reality for Greek Shipping IPOs

Panos Mourdoukoutas / Abraham Stefanidis
Published Online: 2011-06-03 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10033-009-0009-0

To List or Not To List: Expectations versus Reality for Greek Shipping IPOs

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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Published Online: 2011-06-03

Published in Print: 2009-04-01


Citation Information: South East European Journal of Economics and Business, ISSN (Print) 1840-118X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10033-009-0009-0.

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