Tag Archives: Equity Values
Making Use of What You Have Got
The initial premise of mixing business equity with financing can appear to be muddled to the neutral observer. However in the same way that private consumers face credit problems, the business sectors may also encounter situations where they need to access the value that is within their assets.
It is rare to use animal imagery to describe the business activities of a firm. However in terms of looking at the issues of business equity, I feel that it is appropriate in this case to describe how a business tries to survive in the market. If the company is taken to be like a living organism, then the entrepreneur is the head, while the cells are the business equity.
Should you fall into unsustainable debt or give away a portion of what you have ? This is the hypothetical question that sometimes plagues the owners of small businesses. Unfortunately for them, their choices are severely limited by the fact of their size and the isolation of their business segment.
Public and private ownerships represent very different packages of benefits and costs. In the public equity, the market represents a superset of all possible investors and the companies are big enough to raise the equity in the market almost any time at affordable costs. According to the experts, being a public equity gives more financial flexibility to the company, along with increased credibility in the eyes of its suppliers, employees and customers.