Creative But Little Known Source Of Debt Financing

High Growth companies (Gazelles) looking for financing often don’t realize they may be able to finance their company with various forms of creative debt structures. This however is rarely debt you would find at your local bank. These more exotic forms of debt are provided in the capital markets by a whole variety of specialty lenders. These lenders may include hedge funds, insurance companies, SBICs, DBCs, special assets lenders, and many others. Few entrepreneurs know these groups because their marketing dollars are spent on private equity and buyout firms not entrepreneurs. Why? Because private equity represents serial customers. Unlike your […]

The New Get Rich Scheme: No Money Down!

I recently got a call from two people writing a book about buying companies and doing it with no money down. They wanted me to help people that read their book, do exactly that. After talking to them I looked around on the web and found several (paid) ads selling this same system either through an online course or book. To me this is the same old gimmick as the ‘no money down’ real estate schemes. I admit I have not bought any of these materials, but I believe my instincts that like any other get rich fast scheme, the […]