Category Financing the Deal

Financing Facts

There still aren’t too many ways to finance the purchase of a business. Here are the primary methods: Buyer Financing Some buyers may have the cash available to purchase the business. Some may elect to use the equity in their…

The Advantages of Seller Financing

Business owners who want to sell their business are often told by business brokers and intermediaries that they will have to consider financing the sale themselves. Many owners would like to receive all cash, but many also understand that there…

Financing the Business Acquisition

The epidemic of corporate downsizing in the US has made owning a business a more attractive proposition than ever before. As increasing numbers of prospective buyers embark on the process of becoming independent business owners, many of them voice a…

Venture Financing: The Hard Facts

Government financing and venture capital financing account for less than one percent of all new business financing. Sixty-seven percent of all small to mid-sized businesses are financed by personal savings or friends; thirty-three percent are financed by lending institutions. The…