Funding Growth through the Capital Market by Chito Santiago

For Christopher Po, president and CEO of Century Pacific Food, the idea of going public was highly appealing. “Our company has been growing steadily during the past few years and we’re looking forward for more growth,” he says. “So we feel it was an opportune time to take the steps towards an initial public offering (IPO) since it would provide us with the benefits of raising money from the capital markets – not just debt, but also equity.”