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5 Alternatives To IPOs

20 Feb, 2018

5 Alternatives To IPOs

By now you’ve done your research and decided that an IPO is the next step in your company’s growth journey. But don’t forget about alternate routes and dual-track approaches, such as a multi-track approach of...

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Investopedia: What is Mezzanine Financing?

20 Feb, 2018

Investopedia: What is Mezzanine Financing?

Mezzanine financing is a hybrid of debt and equity financing that gives the lender the rights to convert to an ownership or equity interest in the company in case of default, after venture capital companies...

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Investopedia: What is Equity Financing?

20 Feb, 2018

Investopedia: What is Equity Financing?

Equity financing is the process of raising capital through the sale of shares in an enterprise. Equity financing essentially refers to the sale of an ownership interest to raise funds for business purposes....

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Investopedia: What is Debt Financing?

20 Feb, 2018

Investopedia: What is Debt Financing?

Debt financing occurs when a firm raises money for working capital or capital expenditures by selling debt instruments to individuals and/or institutional investors. In return for lending the money...

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Refinancing and Minority Equity as Partial Exit Strategies

24 Feb, 2018

Refinancing and Minority Equity as Partial Exit Strategies

There are more and more cases of business owners who are not ready to sell their businesses, yet would like to take some risk and liquidity off the table. The good news is that there are ways to achieve this ob...

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Guide To Equity Release Or «Cash-Out»

28 Feb, 2018

Guide To Equity Release Or «Cash-Out»

The concept of cash out encompasses several different types of transactions. The common theme is that the shareholders are unlocking some of the capital value of the business by extracting liquidity (cash)...

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Investopedia: What is Private Equity?

02 Mar, 2018

Investopedia: What is Private Equity?

Private equity is capital that is not listed on a public exchange. Private equity is composed of funds and investors that directly invest in private companies, or that engage in buyouts of public companies...

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What is The Difference Between Private Equity and Venture Capital?

03 Mar, 2018

What is The Difference Between Private Equity and Venture Capital?

Private equity is sometimes confused with venture capital because they both refer to firms that invest in companies and exit through selling their investments in equity financing...

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The Six Types of Successful Acquisitions

05 Mar, 2018

The Six Types of Successful Acquisitions

There is no magic formula to make acquisitions successful. Like any other business process, they are not inherently good or bad. Each deal must have its own strategic logic....

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20 Must-Read Books

13 Mar, 2018

20 Must-Read Books

​The world of finance has provided the backdrop for many dramas and it obviously has no lack of gripping topics for authors to write about. Here are our 20 suggestions....

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India Declares M&A Deals Worth $18.53 bn in Jan-March

13 Apr, 2018

India Declares M&A Deals Worth $18.53 bn in Jan-March

During the quarter, domestic M&A values recorded a whopping 5.3 times increase year-on-year...

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M&A Deals Could Reach Record Level in 2018

16 Apr, 2018

M&A Deals Could Reach Record Level in 2018

​Mergers and acquisitions bankers could see a record year for activity, with more than two-thirds of large companies globally expecting to complete more deals this year than in the previous...

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Smaller M&A Deals Work Out Better

14 May, 2018

Smaller M&A Deals Work Out Better

The myth that 75% of all mergers fail has long been dispelled. It was based on a statistic related to announcement day effect that failed to capture the reality of corporate value creation....

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Why Traditional M&A Is Becoming Less Important

26 May, 2018

Why Traditional M&A Is Becoming Less Important

From 1870 to 1911, John D. Rockefeller constructed what was once arguably the one maximum spectacular trade group in historical past: Same old Oil. Mr. Rockefeller’s trade technique was once to vertically...

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$6.1 billion World’s Biggest IPO

22 Jun, 2018

$6.1 billion World’s Biggest IPO

Xiaomi Corp. started taking orders for the world’s biggest initial public offering in nearly two years, sharply curtailing its earlier valuation ambitions as it seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong....

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How to Raise Capital for Your Business: 7 Alternatives to an IPO

19 Aug, 2018

How to Raise Capital for Your Business: 7 Alternatives to an IPO

Demand for initial public offerings has shifted away from small caps to favour larger listings, forcing many smaller and mid-market companies to find other ways to raise capital....

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How Trump’s China spat is killing global appetite for M&A

28 Sep, 2018

How Trump’s China spat is killing global appetite for M&A

Mergers and acquisition deals have fallen by $783 billion in the third quarter of this year compared with the prior quarter, a decline of 35%...

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Crypto M&A

23 Oct, 2018

Crypto M&A

Merger and acquisition activity for cryptocurrency companies has more than doubled in the past year amid a 54 percent slump in bitcoin prices....

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