Tag Archives: Bank Debt

Does the Financial Model Matter When Raising Money?

Whether you are running a start-up or mature company, if you want to raise money from a venture capital or private equity firm, or borrow money from a bank or other lender, you are going to need a financial model.  … Continue reading

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Is the Interest Rate or Cash Flow of a Loan More Important?

Do you think that a conventional bank loan or an SBA guaranteed loan is the best option for a business that wants to finance the purchase of new equipment?  Many experienced business people, and even some bankers, might quickly answer … Continue reading

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Are Capital Constraints Negatively Impacting Year-End Planning?

December is always a challenging month for executives as they finalize their budgeting and planning for the next year while simultaneously trying to meet their goals for the current year. Despite the importance of this budgeting and planning, we find … Continue reading

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Communicating With Capital – Part 1 – Before the Deal Is Done

As management teams prepare to raise equity or debt for their businesses their attention is usually focused on business plans, financial models, ratios, and returns. All of those are important elements of raising capital, but properly communicating with prospective investors and lenders is equally important and needs management attention. Continue reading

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Bank Debt Continues to Get Cheaper

The professionals at Waypoint spend a lot of time meeting with bankers as we work on deals and continue to expand our network of lenders. This allows us to keep our finger on the pulse of the market and help … Continue reading

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