Are you prepared to t​ackle an IPO?

An initial public offering (IPO) is one of the most high-profile events in your company history. It is a complex undertaking that can frazzle the coolest of customers. But you can keep your cool through it all when you work with Computershare. As transfer agent for your initial public offering (IPO), we guide you through the IPO process and handle the details so you can focus on your future. And, as a provider of wide-ranging entity, equity and governance solutions, we can support your company with so much more.​


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Is your company in IPO-shape?

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 Our IPO experts will be with you every step of the way

 The right transfer agent for your IPO

Our knowledgeable team will make sure you have all​ the bases covered.


  • Establish book entry shares vs. paper certificates
  • Set up exchange agent services
  • Complete closing documentation such as treasurer certification, certificate of incumbency and corporate resolution
  • Convert any pre-IPO shareholder records​
  • Manage exchange of pre-IPO shares as required
  • Process selling shareholder transactions
  • Issue shares and close IPO
  • Manage restricted share positions, including maintaining and removal of lock-ups and sale of shares​

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 These companies chose us to help with their IPO

  • IPO shares: 3 million
    Total value: $135 million
  • IPO shares: 14 million
    Total value: $201 million
  • IPO shares: 80 million
    Total value: $2 billion
  • IPO shares: 1.1 million
    Total value: $122 million

Our proven experience

475 + IPOs
6.7 billion shares issued
137 $ billion total value of all IPOs

*​January 2013 - December 20​​​20


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​Considering goin​g public? Then you will need a transfer agent. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you prepare for a successful IPO.​​