Follow-on and Secondary Registered Offerings: Overview
This Note provides an overview of offerings that can be done after an initial public offering and the form of registration used. This Note describes the legal framework and compares the types of registration statements most commonly used for follow-on offerings. In addition, this Note reviews the principal stages of and costs associated with a follow-on offering, and summarizes a typical timetable for a follow-on offering. This Note also provides a comparison of the registration process for follow-on offerings with that for initial public offerings.