3 Top Business Acquisition Financing Options

There are many important aspects to consider when pursuing your options with acquiring a business. An attractive price might make it seem like you are getting a great deal from your purchase, but it is only one piece of the puzzle. The past of the establishment, as well as the profitability that the future holds for the company, can both play a huge role in the value of the property. When you are looking to acquire a business, it can be a great idea to sit down and see what business acquisition financing plans are out there for your needs.

  • Bank financing is one of the most common types of loans that you can explore. Banks want to make sure that they are not taking big risks with a loan, which means the specifics of the property that you are trying to purchase will play a huge role in whether or not you get the loan. For example, if you are trying to acquire a business with many assets and a consistent cashflow, then you are more than likely going to see the loan that you wish. On the other hand, if there are no positive financial advantages to the company in question, a bank may deny you based on this.
  • Asset-based financing is a way for companies to use property, inventory, or accounts receivable as collateral to obtain a loan. With this type of financing, the business you are trying to purchase will be explored from different angles. Assets that will be taken into consideration range from accounts receivable and invoices to equipment on the premises. What the business has to offer will be the largest contributing factor in the terms and conditions of the loan.
  • Equity financing is another great way to explore your transaction. Business acquisition financing is often based on assets, but if there does not seem to be many financially viable assets available it can make the entire deal more pricey than you would like. With equity financing, you will be responsible for finding equity for your purchase. Once you do, the terms and conditions of the business acquisition financing plan will be dictated by what equity you were able to receive.

These are simply three of the many different options that await you when you are trying to acquire a business. Explore the various choices that are available to you and you will have no trouble moving forward with your purchase in a way that is beneficial to you and the company you are attempting to acquire.

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading about three top business acquisition financing options. If you still have further questions about what financing option would be best for your future goals, please contact us by submitting a form online, email us at info@bccfirm, or give us a call at 404-602-9100. To stay up to speed on all things Barrington Commercial Capital, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. And lastly, sign-up for our monthly email to stay informed of the latest commercial capital options available to you and your business.