IPO readiness services

Ensuring your business is prepared to go public

Preparation is critical for a successful IPO. Achieving your desired timeline requires a strategic advisor who thinks proactively, addressing requirements before they come up. Catching the right window of opportunity can reduce transaction costs and save your company millions by locking in the right price.

How Mazars helps

Mazars understands the challenges facing public companies and entities that are required to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Our experienced professionals have the necessary mix of expertise in accounting and auditing, tax and consulting, across a range of industries, to effectively serve multi-faceted domestic and international filers. As a member of Mazars Group, with 25 offices registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, our international capabilities uniquely qualify us to assist management teams with the preparation of documents vital to the IPO process.

Our service offerings 

IPO readiness assessments & process improvements

  • IPO readiness assessment from an independent viewpoint
  • Accelerate financial statement close to public company standard
  • Financial statement certification and compliance
  • Implement SOX readiness

SEC & Reg. S-X compliant financial statements

  • Support management through PCAOB uplift audit
  • Assist with technical accounting memos
  • Assist with SEC-compliant interim information
  • Address cheap stock and other fair value considerations
  • Prepare EPS calculations and segment disclosures
  • Support to completion most recent period(s) audit and interim reviews

Registration statements (S-1, F-1, S-4, etc.)

  • Assist with financial statements and footnotes
  • Assist with MD&A and selected financial data
  • Assist with IPO project management
  • Minimize SEC comments and assist with responses
  • Post-IPO support (10-K, 10-Q, technical accounting matters)