Noticias

Exit Planning

Exit planning is a critical yet underestimated financial planning task. For most entrepreneurs and business owners, the value of business is at least 50% of the owner’s net worth; in many cases it is up to 80-90% of the total net worth.  Exit planning focus on maximizing enterprise value. Why exit planning? 2/3 of the US Read More

Capital Raising

Raising capital is a serious task and often requires serious dedication, determination and patience.  It is a fundamental process that requires the business to be well organized and ready for new funding.  Capital can be raised in the form of debt, through a financial institution, or equity, through a financial backer whether it is an angel Read More

Term Sheet

A term sheet is a non-binding document that lays out the proposed terms and conditions under which an investor will make an equity investment in a company.  Essentially, a term sheet sets out the key points of a potential deal – a framework for negotiating the final agreement. The contents and clauses of the term sheet vary Read More

Pre-Money vs Post-Money Valuation

Pre-money valuation is the enterprise value of a company prior to a capital raise while post-money valuation is the value immediately after the capital investment. Thus, the post-money valuation is equal to the pre-money valuation plus the total capital raised. Knowing the pre and post-money valuation is  key in determining the investor’s ownership after the investment Read More

M&A as part of your Growth Strategy

Mergers and acquisitions make perfect sense in a variety of situations. For example, maybe an opportunity presents itself that requires fast, decisive action. Or maybe a competitive threat compels a defensive move to get bigger, faster. Here are five situations in which mergers and acquisitions have proven useful as a growth strategy: 1 – Fills critical gaps Read More

Key Considerations when Selling your Company

By Richard Harroch, David Lipkin and Richard Smith. Mergers and acquisitions involving privately held companies entail a number of key legal, business, HR, intellectual property and financial issues. To successfully navigate a sale of your company, it is helpful to understand the dynamics and issues that frequently arise: Valuation is negotiable Deals can take a long Read More

Buy-Sell Agreement

El Buy-Sell Agreement es un acuerdo entre los accionistas de una empresa que asegura la continuidad de la misma en caso de que suceda algún evento imprevisto como muerte, separación, retiro, quiebra, renuncia o venta de las acciones de algún accionista. El objetivo del acuerdo es garantizar la continuidad de la empresa y protegerla de cualquier Read More

Calculation Report

El Calculation Report es un informe donde se acuerda con el cliente, previo al análisis de valoración, los métodos que van a ser aplicados para dicho informe. A diferencia del Valuation Engagement en donde se llega a una conclusión de valor despues de considerar todos los métodos y aplicar los procedimientos correspondientes, en el Calculation Report Read More

Exit Readiness

Cuando se trata de vender una empresa, es crucial tener una estrategia que permita a la parte vendedora optimizar el valor de la misma y eliminar todos los riesgos asociados con una transacción de compra-venta al momento del cierre. La mayoria de los empresarios no han estado expuestos a este tipo de transacciones y en la mayoria Read More

Plan de Negocios

El plan de negocios resulta clave para todo tipo de empresas no importa su tamaño, industria o localización  y es necesario para todas las etapas del desarrollo de la misma.  Aunque es más común asociar planes de negocio para las empresas de nueva creación, tambien es necesario tener un plan de negocio para empresas maduras ya Read More