The case for investor portals
By Ståle Løvbukten
While publicly traded companies are information transparent and open for investment, private companies practice tight information and investor control. Sometimes too tight. Hence, they often lose the battle for capital as investors prefer transparent asset classes with more liquidity.
In private companies everything investment related is private and by-invitation-only. This includes admission to relevant information, transaction process and the company cap table. So, what are the key implications for investors?