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Description: High-end electric-car company Tesla Motors filed for an initial public offering Friday, seeking $100 million in the public-financing arena as conventional auto makers are reeling from anemic sales and product recalls.

Source: Marketwatch.com

Date: 01/29/2010

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/tesla-motors-files-for-ipo-to-raise-up-to-100-mln-2010-01-29

Questions for discussion:

  • What are the factors favoring the success of this IPO and those against?
  • Summarize all of the financial instruments mentioned in the article that comprise the overall financial structure of the firm.

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