Building Your Real Estate Empire Using Other People's Money
Author: Matt Faircloth
Publisher: Biggerpockets Publishing, LLC
Category: Business & Economics
This book is intended to be a roadmap for new real estate investors who are looking to scale their business by injecting more private capital (other people's money) into their real estate future. These are real estate investors who want to become a rainmaker in their business.
While raising capital has never been easy, it has become a lot more difficult over the past few years. The dot-com debacle has made investors skittish, especially when it comes to financing early-stage start-ups. As a result, more and more entrepreneurs are being forced to compete harder and harder for a spot around the money well. At the end of the day, all most have to show for their efforts are tattered Rolodexes and battered egos. What they need is the competitive edge that comes with having a friend in the business–an advisor who’ll cut through the mumbo-jumbo and tell them in plain English how to get the money they need. What they need is Raising Capital For Dummies. Whether you’re just starting your business and need a little seed capital to launch your first product, or you’re looking for a little help expanding an established business into a new market, this friendly guide helps you get the financing you need to realize your dreams. You’ll discover how to: Tap personal sources of financing, as well as family and friends Approach customers and vendors for financing Hook up with commercial lenders Find angel investors Get an SBA loan Raise cash through private equity offerings Woo and win investment bankers and venture capitalists Venture capital guru, Joseph Bartlett explains in plain English the capital-raising strategies and techniques used by some of today’s most successful businesses, including tried-and-true methods for: Assessing your financial needs and creating a solid financial plan Researching sources of financing and making first contact Finding, contacting, and convincing angels Getting your customers to finance your company Understanding and exploiting matching services Exploring commercial banks, savings institutions, credit unions, finance companies, and the SBA Qualifying for a loan Working with placement agents Raising cash through IPOs and mergers From raising seed capital and funds for expansion to IPOs and acquisitions, Raising Capital For Dummies shows you how to get the money you need to survive and thrive in today’s winner-take-all marketplace.
Get the business insight that has raised millions in capital funding for over 50,000 entrepreneurs. If you're an entrepreneur or own a small, fast-growing businesses, Angel Capital provides a complete toolkit for raising capital in today's challenging economic landscape. The authors, who manage the largest angel network in the U.S., offer real-world advice on how to find investors and take control of the private placement process. Using revolutionary typology and unmatched proprietary research, they explain all stages of raising capital, from valuation to negotiation to due diligence. In addition, you'll find a comprehensive directory of alternative capital resources, based on research of over 2,000 organizations, and a legal appendix that serves as a short course in exempt offerings and provides the skills needed to have success with any early-stage business venture or investment. Order your copy today.
The Definitive Guide to Syndication and Raising Money for Real Estate and Small Business
Author: Esq Kim Lisa Taylor
Renowned securities attorney Kim Lisa Taylor provides the keys to legally raising money from private investors - whether for real estate or other small business. She provides a simple step-by-step format to teach you to not only raise money, but to do it legally. You'll learn how to raise all the money you need for your next venture, whether it's funding a real estate acquisition, a new idea, a product or a service - all while keeping control of your business. Some call this driver's ed for raising capital, because once you know the rules of the road and how to drive, it becomes second nature. So it is with raising capital. This book will help teach you to structure deals with investors and legally raise funds for any venture. With this knowledge, you can change your life and the lives of those who matter - family, friends, and new investors you'll meet along your journey. What are you waiting for? In this book you will learn: How to Comply with Securities Laws; How to Effectively Market Your Offering; How to Legally Ask Investors for Money; How to Structure Your Company; and How You Can Earn Money While Helping Your Friends, Family, and Acquaintances Meet Their Investment Goals. You can use these strategies over and over to Raise Private Money Legally, Ethically, and Profitably.
Valuation, Capitalization, and Transfer of Private Business Interests
Author: Robert T. Slee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Praise for Private Capital Markets Valuation, Capitalization, and Transfer of Private Business Interests SECOND EDITION "In the years since publication of the first edition of Private Capital Markets, the concepts and ideas that it presents have been widely accepted by progressive members of the business valuation community. Now with the Second Edition, author Rob Slee has included empirical data on capital markets for midsized businesses. This book remains a must for everyone involved in appraising, buying, selling, or financing privately owned businesses." —Raymond C. Miles, founder, The Institute of Business Appraisers "The Graziadio School of Business has used the Private Capital Markets book for several years with great success. This course, along with the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Survey project, has helped our students better prepare for careers in middle market companies." —Linda Livingstone, Dean of the Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University "Our international association of independent M&A professionals recommends this text as the most comprehensive foundation for understanding the private capital marketplace. This book is essential reading for middle market M&A advisors, investors, and other decision-makers in the private capital markets." —Mike Nall, founder, Alliance of M&A Advisors A practical road map for making sound investment and financing decisions based on real experiences and market needs Now fully revised and in a second edition, Private Capital Markets provides lawyers, accountants, bankers, estate planners, intermediaries, and other professionals with a workable framework for making sound investment and financing decisions based on their own needs and experiences. This landmark resource covers: Private business valuation Middle market capital sources The business ownership transfer spectrum And much more Private Capital Markets, Second Edition surveys the private capital markets and presents the proven guidance you need to navigate through these uncharted waters.
2nd Edition - Minority Investments and Buyouts, a Guide to Working with Private Equity
Author: Lewis Invest
Publisher: Independently Published
You Are About To Get A Full Glimpse Into The Inner World And Workings Of Private Equity To Use It As An Investor With Confidence Knowing Fully Well What You Are Getting Yourself Into! Of all the ways of raising capital, private equity is perhaps one of the least talked about methods. You will hear a lot about venture capital, debt financing and much more but most times, private equity is mentioned in passing as one of the ways of raising funds for a business. Nobody talks about how to use private equity to raise money for businesses and nobody talks about how to venture into private equity as an investor. It seems like something that only big monied people can use. But that's not the case, ordinary people like you and I can invest in private equity firms and tidy returns on investment. That's not all; ordinary businesses (not just tech unicorns) are increasingly tapping into private equity funds to finance their growth and operations. Are wondering how to 'get in' into the world of private equity, whether as an investor or a business seeking private equity financing? Do you want to uncover the veil of secrecy that has clouded private equity funds for years so that you too can go all in and benefit from it? This book will help you to achieve just that by covering the A-Z of private equity so that even if you are a complete beginner, you have expert level understanding of the inner workings of private equity funds so that you can use that to your advantage. In it, you will learn: The basics of private equity, including what it is all about, the terms used in private equity, the different roles played by different people in a private equity fund, their rights etc. The fee structure and economics of PE or who earns what? How PE funds have evolved to become what they are today How private equity became an important part of fund portfolios How PE funds invest in minority investments, why sellers prefer minority stake, what PE buyers see in a minority stake etc. How to make minority deals to work like a charm How to tap into the power of growth equity effectively Buyouts in PE, including how they work, how to analyze risks, how to make the most of them, funding, various buyout approaches and more The interesting concept of secondaries, with respect to PE, including how to make the most of it How principal investors can up their game in private equity How private equity in a recession can catch the upside How and where to add digital to your private equity playbook And much more! Stop using "private equity" phrase without having a comprehensive understanding of it! Use this book to usher you into the knowledge of everything to do with private equity! Click Buy Now With 1-Click or Buy Now to get started!
Learn valuable lessons from the newly successful private equity players in China and explore the challenges and opportunities offered in Chinese markets The first book to deal with private equity finance in China, Private Equity in China: Challenges and Opportunities provides much-needed guidance on an investment concept that has so far proved elusive in Asia. Focusing on the opportunities that the Chinese finance market offers to private equity firms, the book shows how these firms can strategically position themselves in order to maximize success in this new marketplace. Private Equity in China includes in-depth case studies illustrating both successful and failed ventures by private equity firms operating in China, outlining the challenges faced by private equity firms in setting up new funds. It contains a collection of valuable experience and insights about acquiring companies and turning them around essential for any firm currently operating in, or considering entering, the Chinese market. Discusses the challenges faced by private equity firms in China including setting up the initial fund, fund raising, deal sourcing, deal execution, and monitoring and exit strategies Provides key insights drawn from keen observations and knowledge of the more mature private equity market in Western countries, analyzing the way forward for the Chinese private equity industry Discusses the role of renminbi-denominated funds in the development of the private equity industry in China Breaking new ground in exploring and explaining the private equity market in China, the book offers incredible new insight into how equity companies can thrive in the Chinese marketplace.
The success of your business can depend on having access to the necessary capital. Financing and Raising Capital shows how all types of company can meet the challenge of obtaining funds for growth and special projects. Comprehensively explaining the basics for both entrepreneurs and corporate finance professionals, it provides authoritative analysis and strategies. Let the experts guide you through the process of raising capital, with contributions from over 30 leading practitioners and academics, including Lawrence Brotzge (consultant and angel investor), David Wyss (chief economist, Standard & Poor's), Frank J. Fabozzi (professor, Yale), Seth Armitage (professor, Edinburgh), and Augusto de la Torre (chief economist, Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank).
"Whether you are an entrepreneur seeking private equity finance, a private equity investor grappling with the industry's changes, or an investor interested in private equity as a potential investment, this book presents a collection of real world cases - supplemented by detailed industry notes - that explore the world of venture capital and buyout funds."--BOOK JACKET. "The organization mirrors that of the venture capital/private equity process itself: the first part explores the raising and structuring of private equity funds, as well as the perspective of investors; the second part explores the selection, oversight, and adding value to firms - the heart of the private equity cycle; the third part describes how private equity groups reap attractive returns from successful investments; the final section explores the emerging efforts to translate the private equity model into other settings, such as corporate venturing programs."--BOOK JACKET.