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Are private placements used to raise funds for business acquisitions these days?

We used to use them back in the 1980's. I'm looking to raise $2,450,000 to acquire a 12 year old manufacturing company with over $10,000,000 in sales.

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Business Capital Corp

I specialize in hard deals and distressed businesses. Let me take a look at their financials.
I might be able to help you without a private placement. I'm in Asset Based Lending and I'm
very creative. My advise is free.

Apr 8, 2010
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I am a originator representing private equity funds and investment bankers. Contact me at, and we can discuss the information.

Apr 3, 2010
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Hernando County, FL

Business PLAN, PLAN, PLAN. Most aquisitions are made through private Investors/groups due to the CREDIT CRUNCH. Investors are jumping on the opportunities NOW. You mainly need 3 things......(1)A BUSINESS PLAN. (2) A Knowledge of the industry.(3) A TEAM from all backgrounds. Most investors wont just invest on an idea. Investors dont care if your personal finances are bad, they only care what your team will do for them. You shouldnt have any problem, raising the money provided your business plan and cash flow are realistic. But We find that many entreprenuer are wantaprenuers. You have to GO OUT AND GET IT DONE. Just some advice!

Mar 14, 2010
Nia Stefani
Xnergy Financial
Mergers and Acquisitions / Corporate Finance
Monroe County, NY

There are a number of private equity funds that provide such capital.

Mar 13, 2010
Robert Cutler
New York County, NY

Gregg, they are one of the most frequently used methods for raising capital. Just make sure you work with a good securities attorney on the offering because since you are raising over $1 million, special rules will apply (e.g. all purchasers are accredited investors, PPM must contain required financial and non-financial disclosures etc).

Mar 1, 2010
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The BAF Group LLC

Yes they are, depending upon the transaction, the assets and - usually, more importantly - your experience. Contact me; I may have several sources.

Mar 1, 2010

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