What is Venture Debt It is a debt instrument to a rapidly growing company that would not otherwise qualify for traditional loans. The debt has a reasonably high interest rate (10 to 15%) and has a small warrants package attached which provides the debt provider the option to purchase equity at a pre-agreed valuation […]
Hair and Beauty wholesaler and retailer who found themselves in a cash crunch as a result of rapid growth and poor inventory management. Company earnings were tied up in stock and a tax bill left them in a precarious situation. The company needed funding in a matter of weeks not months. The Debt Stream process plugged into the cloud accounting software of the company and generated a report that was in a format that was acceptable to multiple funding parties that could be pursued in parallel. The competitive tension of having several parties reviewing information in parallel ensured a successful and prompt outcome.
Donald Trump, 100-year drought, Royal Commission, Kim Jong Un, Trade Wars, Climate Change – this is all starting to sound like Billy Joel’s famous song “We didn’t start the fire”. Every day the papers tell a new tale of woes, a new set of threats on the horizon. Is this just background noise that has been “always burning […]
In the world of money lending, Goliath very regularly sends David packing with his sling shot between his legs
What you should think about when Private Equity is knocking at the door.