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Financial terms in "Ipos"

1. allotment

2. investment banking group

3. banking syndicate

4. carve-out

5. letter of comment

6. calendar report

7. Flotation

8. date of issue

9. IPO ETF

10. Reverse Takeover

11. Overallotment

12. directed share program

13. Form S-1

14. transferable underwriting facility (TRUF)

15. book running manager

16. selling shareholders

17. IPO halt

18. firm commitment offering

19. crossover investor

20. syndicate member

21. competitive offering

22. general public distribution

23. Secondary Market

24. dual-class ownership

25. beauty contest

26. forced initial public offering

27. secondary distribution

28. devolvement

29. issue department

30. subsequent distribution

31. floating security

32. Premium

33. Firm Commitment

34. New Issue

35. Oversubscribed

36. minority IPO

37. gross proceeds

38. quiet filing

39. back stop

40. Offering price

41. shelf registration

42. initial delivery

43. release letter

44. offering

45. Public Issue

46. no par value share

47. institutional pot

48. stagging

49. allocation notice

50. underwriter's warrants

51. gun jumping

52. comparables

53. when distributed

54. cheap stock

55. circle

56. Public Securities Association

57. Corporate Financing Committee

58. initial public offering spinning

59. broker loan

60. issuance costs

61. pre-IPO placement

62. Waiting Period

63. Investment bank

64. due diligence meeting

65. reallowance

66. follow on public offer (FPO)

67. quote-only period

68. SCOR

69. mispriced

70. reverse greenshoe option

71. dual syndicate equity offering

72. special offering

73. management's discussion and analysis

74. subscription period

75. fully distributed issue

76. friendly hands

77. registration fee

78. collar

79. Gross spread

80. SEC filing

81. assimilation

82. rule 2790

83. price talk

84. venture-capital-backed IPO

85. jumping the gun

86. issue date

87. green shoe

88. partial spinoff

89. originate

90. investment banking

91. NASD Form Fr-1

92. accelerated bookbuild

93. friends and family offering

94. hot IPO

95. Direct Public Offering

96. Underwriting

97. effective date

98. Comment Letter

99. liquidity event

100. penalty bid

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Competence

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an acquired personal skill that is demonstrated in an employee's ability to provide a consistently adequate or high level of performance in a specific job function. Competence should be distinguished from competency, although in general usage the terms are used interchangeably. Early attempts to define the qualities of effective managers were based on lists of the personality traits and skills of the ideal manager. This is an input model approach, focusing on the skills that are needed to do the job. These skills are competencies and reflect potential ability to do something. With the advent of scientific management, people turned their attention more to the behavior of effective managers and to the outcomes of successful management. This approach is an output model, in which a manager's effectiveness is defined in terms of actual achievement. This achievement manifests itself in competences, which demonstrate that somebody has learned to do something well. There tends to be a focus in the United Kingdom on competence, whereas in the United States, the concept of competency is more popular. Competences are used in the workplace in a variety of ways. Training is often competence based, and the United Kingdom National Vocational qualification system is based on competence standards. Competences are also used in reward management, for example, in competence-based pay. The assessment of competence is a necessary process for underpinning these initiatives by determining what competences an employee shows. At an organizational level, the idea of core competence is gaining in popularity.

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