Business Acquisition Loan – Down Payment Sources

Most business acquisition loan providers require that buyers of a business provide a down payment in order to get a loan. The down payment can range from 10% to 30% of the transaction value. In this article, we discuss why lenders require a down payment and describe four sources of down payment funds. For more […]

How to Finance a Business Acquisition

In this article, we discuss six ways that you can finance the purchase of a business. We also examine three ways to cover the operational costs of your business. Many buyers forget to take into account this important point when making their initial plans. Financing the business acquisition is only part of the game. You […]

Leveraged Buyout Financing for Small Businesses

Most people consider leveraged buyouts to be solutions that can only be used to acquire larger businesses. However, nothing about a leveraged buyout is specific to larger business. The concept can be used to acquire smaller businesses. There is a catch, though. Just because the concept can be used by smaller businesses, it does not mean that […]

Requirements for a Business Acquisition Loan

This article discusses the main requirements you must meet to qualify for an SBA 7(a) loan. This type of loan is one of the most common financing tools used by small business owners to finance a business acquisition. A Quick Word on SBA Loans The term “SBA Loan” is a bit of a misnomer because […]

How to Get a Business Acquisition Loan

In this article, we discuss the process of getting a loan to acquire a business. This article covers the basics of a business acquisition loan – what you need to have in place before you apply for a loan and how to get the process started. This article helps you if: You are looking for […]

How to Finance a Management Buyout

A management buyout (MBO) is a type of business acquisition in which the managers of a company purchase the business from the current owners or parent company. Management buyouts can be structured in a number of ways such as a conventional purchase or a leveraged buyout model. Leveraged buyouts are often used because few management teams have the financial […]

What is a Leveraged Buyout? How does it Work?

A leveraged buyout, commonly referred to as an LBO, is a transaction that companies use to acquire other businesses. The buyout involves a combination of equity from the buyer, along with debt that is secured by the target company’s assets. The deal is structured so that the target company’s assets and cash flows are used to pay […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Payroll Financing

Payroll financing has been gaining traction as an effective way to provide funding to companies that need working capital to pay their employees. Companies with large payrolls often experience cash flow problems because of slow-paying clients. When this happens, the company must pay employees out of its own cash reserves. If the company is growing quickly, cash […]

Payroll Funding for Small Businesses

To a small business, few things are as important as making payroll. Your company depends on the performance of your employees for its success. And your employees depend on getting their paychecks from you on time. One of the worst things that can happen to a business owner is missing payroll. Missing your first payroll cycle often […]

Payroll Funding For Staffing Companies

Making payroll is the most important task for any growing staffing agency. You can retain high quality talent only if you offer good salaries and pay on time. Obviously, missing payroll would put your business in jeopardy. Therefore, it should never be an option. But payroll can be a weekly challenge But making payroll remains a serious […]