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Audit

Glossary Term

An audit is an official inspection of an organization’s financial statements to ensure accurate records are being kept.

Audit Committee

Glossary Term

An audit committee is a committee of a company’s board of directors that is delegated the responsibility to oversee financial reporting and disclosure.

A serious buyer for your company is likely to present you with heads of terms (also known as a letter of intent, memoranda of understanding or term sheet) covering the basic terms on which it proposes to buy your company.
Once you have decided to seek a listing of your company’s shares by way of an initial public offering, you will want to ensure the process goes as quickly and as smoothly as possible. This article sets out some steps you can take at any early stage to help prepare your company for an IPO.