What are the incentives to not go public?

In the USA, as opposed to Japan and French Bourse Banks, it's culturally favorable and desirable to sell your company to the public. Whenever this occurs, the owners and senior management get
fabulously wealthy.
So then, what are the reasons to continue staying private?
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Drop an email to Dr. Fisk Johnson at SE Johnson Co and ask him.
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That the business has a very nice return on the capital invested and therefore does not need to borrow a lot of whiny idiots money at Zero percent interest. F.ex: Privately held businesses here in the DK commonly have a R.O.I. between 8 - 30% p/a (Positive AND Negative) and pay high dividends to their owners - so they either succeed very well or fail hard.
Publicly traded stock yields are negative when discounting for inflation and R.O.I are much, much lower typically 1-5% -- and this is on TOP OF a G**Damn Boom ferricekakes!!!
Therefore I predict GRIEF around May 1 st.when the accounting year ends and they have to have their short bonds rolled over ... *if* they can ... nobody here is very keen to lend money at the official rate! Twice/Triple the rate, maybe, that would be 8-15% interest for you sir.
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You don't have to put up with whiney stockholders.
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Cramer will not put you on the Wall of Shame.
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On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 22:58:18 -0800 (PST), "e^(ix)" wrote:

Ask them at Koch Industries or Cargill.
Microsoft would have probably stayed private except Bill Gates kept on handing out stock options to the point they were going to have to file with the SEC anyway.
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