In 2004 I founded 7 PARK AVENUE FINANCIAL. At that time I had spent all my working life, at that time - Over 30 years in Commercial credit and lending and Canadian business financing. I believe the commercial lending landscape has drastically changed in Canada. I believe a void exists for business owners and finance managers for companies, large and small who want service, creativity, and alternatives.
Every day we strive to consistently deliver business financing that you feel meets the needs of your business. If you believe as we do that financing solutions and alternatives exist for your firm we want to talk to you. Our purpose is simple: we want to deliver the best business finance solutions for your company.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Interested In Business Acquisition Buyout Financing For A Canadian Purchase ?
Talk about a capital expenditure. We're discussing Canadian business acquisition buyout financing in Canada and purchase loans available for funding this type of transaction – primarily for the small to medium enterprise in Canada .
Naturally as a Canadian business owner or financial manager it’s critical that any acquisition and its financing challenges be handled in a manner which properly positions your firm for future success and profits. The simple reality is that typically transactions of this nature involve significant amounts of capital relative to the size of your current firm.
Naturally its all about cash - the simple financial model is of course your firms ability to ensure future cash flows receive exceed the purchase price. In reality the only way in which you should consider paying a significant premium is when there is a strong case for putting the two firms together for significant improvement in both.
Another consideration that business owners must also make prior to contemplating purchase loans is the issue of ' diversification ' and the dangers of taking your firm into an unrelated business . Diversification for its own sake clearly might not be an optimal strategy.
So just when is a business acquisition related to your industry, and when is it not? The experts are quite clear on that - if you have markets and clients that are similar, or utilize a technology or science that is also similar then clearly you're acquiring or buying into a related industry. When Canadian business owners and financial managers buy into a similar industry they clearly have a better idea of cash flows and the basic business model - that's a good thing.
In a perfect world you wish to acquire or retain a strong management team when contemplating an acquisition. This certainly makes business acquisition buyout financing less difficult. At the end of the day we can probably all agree with the fact that your skills as the acquirer are potentially more critical than those of the business you are acquiring. It's your challenge of course to make the synergies, profits and sales stay positive.
Do you really need an investment or merchant banker or professional deal maker to complete successful proper purchase loans in small and medium sized business acquisition? We'll go against the grain and say not always - we think that with the assistance of an advisor you're in a position to identify a financing objective and execute on a purchase loan and financing alternative that makes sense for all parties.
So, contemplating an acquisition in the small to medium sized marketplace in Canada? Want some assistance on pricing, areas of risk, and the best way to finance the acquisition. Speak to a trusted credible and experienced Canadian business financing advisor who will assist you with your objectives.
Stan Prokop - founder of 7 Park Avenue Financial -
Originating business financing for Canadian companies , specializing in working capital, cash flow, asset based financing . In business 7 years - has completed in excess of 80 Million $$ of financing for Canadian corporations .Info re: Canadian business financing & contact details :