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Need capital partner/investor for established ecommerce childenswear manufacturer. Help.

Need to get capital partner/investor for established & well ranked online children's apparel company, have access to factory w/o the overhead, highly profitable (45% Net Profit, 68% Gross), Quality website, huge customer satisfaction, repeat and referral business. Need capital to expand advertising and add bells & whistles (Virtual Dressing Room). Niche Childrens Mfg Biz ; leader in ecommerce, est tradename, gorgeous prod., DONT WANT TO SELL - Just raise Capital and NO - Don't want a loan; Want an INTERSTED investor, where to start?

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Investment group criteria are below;

The investment group do not finance any start-up type of investments i.e., businesses or projects that do not have at least three years of proven revenue growth, healthy profitability and a strong management team; The business should be of a size such that based on a fair valuation.

The investment group can write a cheque in the range of $50 to $200 million dollars or enterprise value $100 to $800 million (depending on the amount of leverage that can be put on the balance sheet);

The investmegroup will not make direct equity investments in company's outside of North America, unless one of the funds they are invested in outside of North America is willing to be the lead investor and there is a meaningful ($20 to $50 million) coinvestment opportunity for them.

The Private Investments involve investments such as real estate, mortgages, infrastructure, private equity and timberlands that generally do not trade on exchanges.
The teams that manage these asset classes have significant decision-making autonomy allowing for a timely response to investment opportunities.

Investment Group Equity Share 10% - 51%

3-6 Months Funding Time Frame

To start the process we will need a 1 to 2 page executive summary that must include revenue info



Mr. Robin Robinson, REIF
1-309-946-5300 Conference Line
732-226-4601 fax

Aug 12, 2009
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If the business is a good one why on earth would you want a permanent partner over a temporary lender? Partners can be a major headache to deal with. You lose a lot of freedom when you take one on. They want you to consult with them on almost every decision.

In contrast, a lender (who can be an individual) will you give money for a fixed period and then disappear from the picture once they're paid off.

It's also easier to find lenders than investors. For most people with money, an equity position in a small private company is not very attractive. How are they supposed to get their money out? Are you going to IPO or be acquired by someone within 5 years? If the answer is neither, you will have an extremely difficult time attracting a partner, unless it's someone with a bit of cash just looking to buy themselves a job. But the $64,000 Question is "Will you two get along?"

Jul 31, 2009