Internship Report on Going Public Initial Public Offering in Capital Market of Bangladesh Going Public: Initial Public Offering in Capital Market of Bangladesh Executive Summary The capital market is the engine of growth for an economy, and performs a critical role in acting as an intermediary between savers and companies seeking additional financing for business expansion. Vibrant capital is likely to support a robust economy. While lending by commercial banks provides valuable initial support for corporate growth, a developed stock-market is an important pre-requisite for moving into a more mature growth phase with more sophisticated conglomerates The Bangladesh capital market still has a long way to go. The recent measures taken by the transitional government have already begun to positively impact the markets. If more investorfriendly policy reforms were to be implemented, the capital market will undoubtedly play a critical role in leading Bangladesh towards being the next Asian tiger with growth comparable to India, Vietnam and the other most dynamic economies in the region. Capital market provides an alternative channel for intermediation of savings. Capital market allows small savers to share the benefits of economic growth and higher corporate profits. Capital market is also attractive to the entrepreneurs because it does not entail fixed repayment obligations as in the case of bank loans. Unfortunately, supply of shares does not increase keeping pace with demand for shares, which is a source of concern. The regulator's recent measures will help stabilize the market in the short term, but not in the long term, This Internship Report emphasizes to find out the Initial Public Offering Process, advantages and disadvantages, and impact of IPO in any company. This paper also discuss about the involvement and role of regulator, (Securities & Exchange Commission), stock exchanges , Dhaka Stock Exchange & Chittagong Stock Exchange, other facilitator , (Registrar of Joint Stock Companies & Firms, Board of Investment, Central Depository Bangladesh Limited) in the process. The relevant rules and regulations which needs to comply before going for IPO has also been discussed. Pricing method for IPO, fixed price and book building method, prerequisite for book building and its process are mentioned in later chapters of this paper. One cannot do it alone! Going public is a monumental decision. The process involved not only is extremely demanding, but also requires specialized skills and experience. A dedicated team, consisting of members of the board, company management, and external advisers (e.g., issue manager, underwriters, lawyers, auditors) is a key element of a successful offering.