Slater & Gordon (S & G), a medium-sized Australian law firm with a growing consolidation strategy was planned for May 2007 initial public offering (IPO). Due to a number of regulatory changes in Australia in recent years, provided that the IPO has become an opportunity for the S & G is the first publicly traded law firm in the world. The company and its insurer had just published a brochure and were now in the process of snake investors in the offer. Gloria Rosen, a portfolio manager at Freeman … Read more »

Slater & Gordon (S & G), a medium-sized Australian law firm with a growing consolidation strategy was planned for May 2007 initial public offering (IPO). Due to a number of regulatory changes in Australia in recent years, provided that the IPO has become an opportunity for the S & G is the first publicly traded law firm in the world. The company and its insurer had just published a brochure and were now in the process of snake investors in the offer. Gloria Rosen, a portfolio manager at Freemantle Securities, was trying to decide whether to buy the stock for its small-cap growth fund. Left with only a few days to place an order for the offer, they had to decide whether to invest, and if so., How much investment to make to their investment decision, roses, the impact of the value of the company’s business model and had to understand its growth strategy and the relevant risks.
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Benjamin C. Esty,
E. Scott Mayfield
Source: Harvard Business School
15 pages.
Release Date: 17 October 2012. Prod #: 213019-PDF-ENG
Creating the First Public Law Firm: The IPO of Slater & Gordon Limited HBR case solution