Why Profitable, Growing Companies Can't Get Financing

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I knew what equity, and debt were, and had heard of “mezz,” but I didn’t understand the nuances and when each might be appropriate. And that''s exactly when it suddenly becomes much harder to find financing. You might have heard of venture debt.

Stages of Social Enterprise Capital

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Growth or Expansion Stage: Once they have hit or surpassed financial break-even, the social enterprise may be able to access debt capital and to establish a credit history. Socially motivated lenders may be able to provide flexible or subordinate debt to a social enterprise.

Defining Intercreditor and Subordination Terms in Deal Negotiations

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The overheated debt markets from 2003 to 2007 resulted in a record volume of buyout transactions by financial sponsors. The proliferation of second lien debt provided by hedge funds, private equity funds and other nontraditional investment vehicles like collateralized loan obligations satisfied the demand for leveraged debt created by these acquisitions.

Canada Pushes Embedded Contingent Capital

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

On April 13, Canada's Minister of Finance wrote a letter to his G-20 colleagues with the same message. Essentially, OSFI would require all new non-common Tier 1 (perpetual preferred shares) and Tier 2 capital (subordinated debt) to contain features that would convert these instruments into common share equity when the bank is in serious financial trouble, instantly increasing the common share equity capital of the bank without the use of taxpayer money. By Blair W.

Welcome to SBA Ventures LLC.

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Slower-moving "Main Street" companies need more traditional financing, which the SBA supports through its 7(a) and 504 commercial loan programs, operated in partnership with banks.

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