Secondary Sale

A secondary sale is the sale by an existing stockholder of shares in a private company to a third party that does not occur in connection with an acquisition of the company.

Secondary Sales of Private Company Stock Blog Post

In years past, a private company stockholder would have expected to wait until the company went public or was acquired to receive any return on investment.  However, over the last…

Private Company Tender Offers Blog Post

As discussed in this Cooley Go article on secondary sale transactions of private company stock, a tender offer is one of the ways in which companies can provide liquidity to…

The Direct Listing Craze Blog Post

Since 2019, we have witnessed the rise of the Direct Listing. Though they are not exactly new structures, following the heavily-publicized Direct Listings of tech giants Spotify and Slack, they…