Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint hearted. Among a group of 10 young managers or professionals, statistics show that only one has what it takes to be a business owner. Management has to show some initiative and self qualify themselves if they want to put a transaction together. AMWORLD connects with senior level executives who wishes to acquire private companies or corporate divisions that are available for sale by their owners or parent company.
Some preferences presented by lenders when financing a buyout include:
- companies that are not highly cyclical and have steady predictable cash flows;
- companies with low capital expenditure requirements and high free cash flow;
- growth businesses, especially in high valued-added manufacturing; and
- companies with strong committed management teams and well communicated, compelling business plans.