Capital Structure



Evolutionary Capital: Supporting Second Stage Companies and Their Leaders Evolutionary Capital: Supporting Second Stage Companies and Their Leaders Evolutionary Capital: Supporting Second Stage Companies and Their Leaders Evolutionary Capital: Supporting Second Stage Companies and Their Leaders


Evolutionary capital fits somewhere between venture capital and private equity in the second stage of a company’s growth. Although, only...

How Your Balance Sheet Impacts Business Value How Your Balance Sheet Impacts Business Value How Your Balance Sheet Impacts Business Value How Your Balance Sheet Impacts Business Value


A balance sheet is one of the most common starting places for buyers when attempting to assess the value of your company. Learn which line...

How Would a Private Equity Firm Value Your Company? How Would a Private Equity Firm Value Your Company? How Would a Private Equity Firm Value Your Company? How Would a Private Equity Firm Value Your Company?


Hadley Capital, a private equity firm, explains how they would value your business for sale. Learn about the methods used and what to...

Activities That Create the Highest Business Value Activities That Create the Highest Business Value Activities That Create the Highest Business Value Activities That Create the Highest Business Value


Business owners should be spending time on activities that can add the greatest value to their businesses. Rob Slee, renown value creation...

Mid-Market Report: Factors Driving M&A in Q4 2015 and Beyond Mid-Market Report: Factors Driving M&A in Q4 2015 and Beyond Mid-Market Report: Factors Driving M&A in Q4 2015 and Beyond Mid-Market Report: Factors Driving M&A in Q4 2015 and Beyond


A summary of Firmex's report created in collaboration with Mergermarket on mid-market M&A projections for 2015. By polling M&A...

Avoid These Four Mid-Market Deal Killers Avoid These Four Mid-Market Deal Killers Avoid These Four Mid-Market Deal Killers Avoid These Four Mid-Market Deal Killers


Few experiences in business are more harrowing than having a deal to sell your company fall apart. While the ups and downs of a deal are...

Options for Business Real Estate When Selling a Company Options for Business Real Estate When Selling a Company Options for Business Real Estate When Selling a Company Options for Business Real Estate When Selling a Company


Understanding options related to business real estate will help maximize value and achieve the goals desired in a transaction

Determining Benchmark Working Capital in a Business Acquisition Determining Benchmark Working Capital in a Business Acquisition Determining Benchmark Working Capital in a Business Acquisition Determining Benchmark Working Capital in a Business Acquisition


Having a good understanding of the company’s working capital needs is extremely important in a sales process. Invest the time necessary to...

The Importance of Projections in Determining Business Value The Importance of Projections in Determining Business Value The Importance of Projections in Determining Business Value The Importance of Projections in Determining Business Value


It's no secret that valuations are a big part of the business selling process, and it's a critical step. Weighing future projections is a...

Deal Structures Through the Eyes of an Acquirer Deal Structures Through the Eyes of an Acquirer Deal Structures Through the Eyes of an Acquirer Deal Structures Through the Eyes of an Acquirer


In many cases, the sellers of a business (and even their intermediaries) have no idea how buyers finance an acquisition, but a closer look...

Building Your Business through Acquisition Building Your Business through Acquisition Building Your Business through Acquisition Building Your Business through Acquisition


Understand the different ways that owners have utilized capital structure to enhance the growth of their business and, eventually, their...

How to Choose the Right Private Equity Partner How to Choose the Right Private Equity Partner How to Choose the Right Private Equity Partner How to Choose the Right Private Equity Partner


Are you thinking of taking on a private equity partner? Here are some things to consider when evaluating potential suitors

Micro Private Equity: The Art of Acquiring Small Businesses Micro Private Equity: The Art of Acquiring Small Businesses Micro Private Equity: The Art of Acquiring Small Businesses Micro Private Equity: The Art of Acquiring Small Businesses


Learn about the opportunities present in micro private equity. Deal structuring will be an important skill for young entrepreneurs looking...

How Middle Market Business Acquisitions Are Financed How Middle Market Business Acquisitions Are Financed How Middle Market Business Acquisitions Are Financed How Middle Market Business Acquisitions Are Financed


Understand the basic financing structures used in the sale and acquisition of a lower mid-market business

Earnouts: The Double Edged Sword for Sellers Earnouts: The Double Edged Sword for Sellers Earnouts: The Double Edged Sword for Sellers Earnouts: The Double Edged Sword for Sellers


The earnout is an underused, and often misunderstood, part of the business deal structure. Find out when it works...and when it doesn't

The ABCs of Earnouts The ABCs of Earnouts The ABCs of Earnouts The ABCs of Earnouts


Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of this structuring tool used primarily to bridge a valuation gap

Who Will Pay More for My Company - A Strategic or Financial Buyer? Who Will Pay More for My Company - A Strategic or Financial Buyer? Who Will Pay More for My Company - A Strategic or Financial Buyer? Who Will Pay More for My Company - A Strategic or Financial Buyer?


There are fundamentally two types of buyers, strategic and financial, and each one is different in its own way. Learn which buyer is more...

WEBINAR - David F. Broderick, Esq. - The Sales Process WEBINAR - David F. Broderick, Esq. - The Sales Process WEBINAR - David F. Broderick, Esq. - The Sales Process WEBINAR - David F. Broderick, Esq. - The Sales Process


Setting your expectations - Overview and tips regarding the legal process standards associated with selling your business

PODCAST: Interview with Bruce C. Rosetto, Entrepreneur-Turned-Counselor to Entrepreneurs PODCAST: Interview with Bruce C. Rosetto, Entrepreneur-Turned-Counselor to Entrepreneurs PODCAST: Interview with Bruce C. Rosetto, Entrepreneur-Turned-Counselor to Entrepreneurs PODCAST: Interview with Bruce C. Rosetto, Entrepreneur-Turned-Counselor to Entrepreneurs


In this Divestopedia Exit Strategy Podcast, host Noah Rosenfarb, CPA interviews Bruce C. Rosetto, Esq., an entrepreneur-turned-counselor to...