In case of a listing, the possibility for the corporation to finance itself via means provided by the capital market become available. Through the direct access to the capital markets, means of financing can be acquired which offer a greater degree of independence from banks or investors and allow therefore the admission of share capital without having to pay interest (equity). Moreover, bigger attention can be created for the corporation by becoming "public". Also the observance of stock market regulations causes more trust to be brought forward towards the corporation. In sum this means a considerably broader access to capital and possibilities.