April 25, 2016

Deal Sourcing: How Investors are Becoming More Savvy in a Crowded Private Equity World

Sourcing investment opportunities can be a difficult task, especially in a world awash in capital and competition. Deal sourcing and deal origination are necessary skills […]
March 17, 2016

Reasons to Keep Your Company Private

Many IPOs go well. Google is a good example. Some companies prove their worth even after a botched IPO. Facebook comes to mind here. There […]
February 8, 2016

Common Private Equity Strategies for Investors

Private equity is an asset class that consists of equity securities and debt in operating companies not traded publicly on a stock exchange. A private […]
January 11, 2016

Search & Screen Parameters for Buy-Side Mergers and Acquisitions

Performing buy-side mergers and acquisitions starts with an expert-level understanding of an industry, including key players, personnel and future trends. The most successful acquirers within […]
December 3, 2015

Advantages of Preferred Stock & Subordinated Debt

Deal consideration can come in almost unlimited forms with an even larger list of various structures and options. Understanding the various options available and how […]
September 23, 2015

The True Cost of Equity Crowdfunding

I’m not an equity crowdfunding naysayer, but that doesn’t mean I see only silver linings on the horizon for the eventual implementation of Title III. […]
February 17, 2014

M&A: Stock Cross-Purchase Strategy

A cross purchase is similar to redemption with one big twist. The purchaser of the parent’s stock is another shareholder individual, not the corporation. In […]
February 17, 2014

Mistakes When Pitching to Angel Investors

Angel investors can be an important source of capital for entrepreneurs, so perfecting your pitch to this class of investors can be critical.  Whether your […]
February 10, 2014

Understanding the Role of Angel Investors

Angel investors have gotten a growing amount of  attention in recent years, even in mainstream media. Better understanding this class of investors can help you […]
February 1, 2014

A Variety of Corporate Financing Options

When it comes to financing your business venture, you don’t have to take a one-size-fits-all approach. While some types of financing, such as business loans […]