The amount of money that a company raises in the IPO is called the proceeds. In the prospectus there is a section called "Use of Proceeds" which describes how the company intends to spend the money raised. An investor should decide if the use of the proceeds will be beneficial to the future growth of the company before making the investment.
The amount you receive from selling something. If you have given an asset away, you are treated as if you had received proceeds equal to the market value of the asset, even if you have received nothing. If an asset is destroyed, or becomes worthless, and you do not receive any insurance moneys, the proceeds will be taken as nil.
Companies go public to raise money. The money raised is referred to as proceeds. In every prospectus there is a section entitled "Use of Proceeds". Investors should read this section to find out whether the company plans to use the money it raises in the IPO for capital investment (good) or to pay off insiders (bad).
The amount received by the issuer from a public offering of securities (after the underwriting spread in an underwritten public offering). Net proceeds is the amount after payment of all other offering expenses. Securities laws require that the prospectus have a "Use of Proceeds" section explaining what the issuer is going to do with the money received from investors.
of disposition - Usually, the selling price of property when it is disposed of. Proceeds of disposition also include compensation received for property that has been destroyed, expropriated, stolen, or damaged. It is also the fair market value of property when it is transferred to another person, or when there is a change in its use.