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Your reputation is based on the client relationships you’ve built, and the trust you instill. When it comes to your clients' most important events, especially going public, there’s no room for error. Clients expect excellence. That’s why you need to build the right team around you, one that’s battle-tested and ready to deliver. 

And the support and guidance your clients need doesn’t end at IPO. Clients will need help implementing the necessary operating rhythm for their life as a listed company and communicating with their board, shareholders, employees, regulators and advisors. With a strong record of commitment and excellence managing IPOs of all sizes, coupled with our experience as a global financial services provider, you can be confident that each client you refer to Computershare will be handled with care and managed with precision. From understanding the complex processes your clients need to go public, to providing industry-leading technology required for life as a public company, Computershare is ready to combine forces with you to help them IPO intelligently.

Resources and insights for law firms

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    Ask the experts

    Industry leaders discuss various topics on preparing for and navigating life as a public company, and beyond.

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    IPO dates and deadlines

    Having a clear understanding of the IPO timeline and key milestones will put your client one step ahead of the game.

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    Nine ways Computershare can help your clients before, during and after their IPO

    When guiding your clients into the public market, success requires joining up with expertise outside the business dealings core to your firm.

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    Continuing education opportunities

    Learn more about how Computershare can offer your law firm continuing education on all topics related to transfer agency.

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    The ABCs of IPO for your clients

    When you have a client that’s considering an IPO, the more they know upfront, the better.

Our capabilities

Leading up to your client’s IPO

We guide your clients through the process and handle the details so they can focus on the future.

  • Complex processes navigated with ease
  • Exceptional customer service with a dedicated team of IPO experts
  • Innovative self-service digital technology for your clients and their shareholders (Issuer Online and Investor Center platforms)

Launch date + 1 year

Successful execution of the IPO transaction is just the beginning. We guide your clients through the services they need as a newly public company.

  • Ongoing transfer agency services
  • Holding a successful first annual meeting
  • Engaging employees with equity plans

Beyond your client’s IPO

Computershare has your clients covered with a range of solutions to support their ongoing registry and governance needs and requirements.

  • Annual meetings and ownership intelligence
  • Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) advisory services
  • Mergers & acquisitions (M&A) corporate event solutions
  • Global capital markets access


The Computershare Difference

Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation, stakeholder communications, and other diversified financial and governance services. Many of the world’s leading organizations use Computershare’s services to help maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors, members and customers. Our specialized teams have a strong track record of guiding many of the most complex and groundbreaking IPO and SPAC transactions domestically and around the world.

Our expert team

Each IPO we oversee is assigned a dedicated, expert IPO service team who will guide you and your clients through the process of becoming a publicly traded company. With experience supporting hundreds of IPOs, our team has the knowledge and expertise to make every client IPO a success. Each client is also assigned a relationship manager at the start of the IPO, to build client knowledge and history, and provide further support along the way.

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    Brian Permenter

    Senior Vice President

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  • Katie Shaughnessy

    Katie Shaughnessy

    Director of Strategic Pursuits

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