Is private equity investment what your business needs?
If you want to attract sound capital investment you need to make sure your business is investment-ready. You also need to understand how investors operate, because this will help you to find financial backers that are right for your business. There are two main types of capital investment: private equity finance - where investors provide funding in return for shares in your business that are not listed on the stock exchange debt finance from financers who provide capital in r
What is equity finance and is it right for your business?
Equity finance is capital invested in a business for the medium to long-term in return for ashare of the ownership in - and sometimes an element of control of - the business. Unlike lenders, equity finance investors don't normally have the legal right to charge interest or to be repaid by a particular date. Instead they expect to make a gain on capital dependent on the growth and profitability of the business, and may also receive dividend payments. Because equity investors s