Investor Services


Tapping the financial markets through an IPO is both an exciting and stressful time. You have chosen professional counsel for legal and financial matters and now you need to add the expertise of an experienced Transfer Agent.

Internationally and domestically, AST has been selected by issuers to serve their IPO more than any other transfer agent. No matter the exchange you have chosen, guidance through every step of the IPO is crucial to your team. We have an integrated global platform across 23 countries delivering you the most current technology available and backed by the personal service necessary to ensure that this significant event runs flawlessly.

Through our specialized IPO desk, AST's team of experts acquaints your officers and employees with the entire IPO process, responding to questions and offering advice on handling issues faced by newly public companies. Paramount among these concerns is how you can provide a level of service your shareholders will expect.

Here is how our experience translates into benefits for your business after the IPO:

  • Established relationships with every national underwriter guarantees seamless interface
  • Transition of stock for your existing shareholders, including pre-IPO splits, conversions and restrictions
  • Timely delivery of stock certificates and electronic issuance of shares
  • Development of new shareholder base through AST's Direct Purchase Plan
  • Internet and phone shareholder account access
  • Unique two-way data transmission
  • Corporate trust services

Expert guidance through every step related to your offering is crucial. We know what it takes to exceed your expectations.

IPO Services

Our experienced team of IPO specialists will hold your hand throughout the exciting pre-IPO and IPO period.