Whether you need to restructure current debt or raise growth capital, the professionals at Battelle Capital Advisors can lead you through the financing maze efficiently and effectively.
Battelle Capital Advisors cultivates and maintains relationships with numerous sources of institutional financing and private capital ranging from venture capital firms and private equity groups to asset based lenders and leasing companies. Naturally, we have strong relationships with all the area banks and credit unions. Based on these relationships and our experience in structuring complex financial transactions, our experts can develop and arrange a variety of financial arrangements including debt and/or equity placements, leveraged buyouts, mezzanine financing, and private placements.
The professionals at BCA have substantial experience in operating a business, and have been involved directly as a lender and as a business borrower. Accordingly, we appreciate your perspective as the borrower, and understand the requirements of a prospective financing or capital source.
Sources of Financing & Capital
The following chart is presented to illustrate the financing/capital options for various phases in a business’ cycle. For any given business/venture there may be a combination of sources.
|Stage||Primary Sources||Expected Returns||Term||Primary Basis|
|Seed||Personal, Family||100% or more||10+||Get Rich, Accommodate Family & Friends|
|First Stage||Private Investors (Angels)||25-40%||5-7||Mentorship & ROI Potential|
|Venture Capitalists||35-50%||3-5||Significant ROI Potential|
|Second Stage: Good Growth Opportunity||Same as First Stage, but may qualify for:|
|Mezzanine Sources||20-25%||3-5||Subordinate Liens, & Above Average ROI|
|SBA guaranteed loans||5-10%||5-10||Personal & Gov’t Guarantee|
|Turnarounds||Asset-based Lenders||10-20%||1-3||Collateral & Above Average Interest|
|Stable Performance||Commercial Banks||4-8%||1-5||Senior Liens, Safe Investment|
|Ownership Liquidity Event||Private Equity Groups||25-40%||5-7||Mentorship & ROI Potential|