There are many drawbacks such as up-front costs, liability augmentation, extensive decision-making processes, reporting costs increase exponentially, etc. These are just a few; based on the company's performance, many other drawbacks might arise.

Investing in an IPO can be considered safe as there are no major Capital Loss risks and most companies that come up with an IPO price their shares at decent valuations which gives an opportunity to the investors get the shares at a discount from the market price. Most good quality companies also give good Listing gains and good returns in a short time. Some examples are, IRCTC, Route Mobile, Burger King, etc.

IPO prospectus is the document which gives information to the investors about the company statistics before they issue shares in public. It is mainly a 3 step process. For detailed description, read through the blog below.

IPO is the primary stage where the company goes public and starts gaining investments from people. It is essential for the company to manage the details properly. For Public, IPO should remain open for at least 6 days and for maximum 10 days.

It is the document issued by the owner of the IPO for share allocated as per the regulatory guidelines in an IPO. This contains all the crucial details about the Initial Public Offering.

There is no possibility of a user having a sweep in/out account linked to their IPO application. It would simply get rejected.

Yes, you can apply for an IPO application for your family and friends through your savings bank account details. However, keep in mind that only five applications can be filled with the same bank account details.

There is no provision for users to apply for an IPO through a current account. They would have to choose a savings account to get an IPO applciation processed further.

Yes, an individual investor can apply through a non-institutional category of an IPO given that they have enough influx to bid in the category.

An IPO application form can be procured from a syndicate office member of the IPO or a stockbroker. You can download and print the IPO forms.

There are about 5 IPO applications that can submit through online net banking from one bank account. However, the number can change immensely from one bank to another.

Have you ever wondered id a minor can apply for an IPO? Yes, a minor can apply for an IPO given that he/she has a PAN card and a Demat account.

Only one PAN card can be used for one application. No matter how many different savings account details you might utilize, if there is the same PAN number in more than two applications, then all of them would be revoked.

Yes, you can apply for an IPO applciation under a minor or HUF's name, provided they have different PAN card numbers.

Subscribing for an IPO with multiple accounts, avoiding last-day applications, and choosing minimum bids are few ways to increase IPO allotment chances.

ASBA or Application Supported by Blocked Amount is an alternative payment method to apply or bid for an IPO. However, it is currently available to only the Retail Individual Investors and you also need to fulfill certain requirements for the same.

ASBA stands for Applications Supported by Blocked Amount, which is an alternative payment method to apply for an IPO. Let's go through some more details on it.

Selling the IPO shares on the first day of its listing could get you considerable postive gains. But there is a higher chance for the prices to rise and even fall if you wait for a more extended period.

You can sell your shares of an IPO through the stockbroker application or website. Let's see what's the simple process to sell the shares you hold.

Yes, you can apply for an IPO application on Sunday as well but through an online application. But, you need to keep few points in mind before doing that.