Webinar: Everything You Need To Know About Dual-Class Stock

February 16, 2024Insights

Gunderson Dettmer Partner Jeff Vetter and Of Counsel Brett Pletcher hosted the Post-IPO Summit webinar, "Everything You Need To Know About Dual-Class Stock."

Many companies contemplating going public will ask themselves whether it is appropriate to implement a dual-class shareholder structure that gives majority voting control to one or more founders at the closing of the IPO.

Together they discussed the critical issues companies will need to consider when assessing the desirability and viability of a dual-class structure, how such structures are implemented, how those structures are viewed by public investors and the impact of such structures on corporate governance going forward.

Key takeaways include:

  • Basics of Dual Class Stock
  • Mechanics of Implementing Dual Class Stock 
  • Sunset Provisions with Dual Class Stock

View the slides here.

View the audio transcript here.