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Alternative Financing

Florida CFO Group partners Dick Trueblood, Tom Walker and Dale West discuss alternative financing for small and large organizations.

Alternative Financing to Fuel Growth

Tom: You should always be looking at all of your financial options, from traditional banking to alternative financing and any combination that would maximize what your company needs for financing its operation.

Dick: It may be alternative financing, but it is not unusual financing. It is just one of the set of tools that is available to help provide a company with the sort of liquid working capital that it needs to do business. It can be quicker. It can be easier. It can be not much more expensive. And it is a great growth tool. It is not necessarily an I am in trouble tool.

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Mergers & Acquisitions: Looking at a Potential Purchase

Florida CFO Group partners Dale West, Jay White, and Betsy Bennett discuss:Looking at a Potential Purchase -- sizing up acquisitions and determining if an acquisition strategy is right for your organization.

What Makes an Acquisition a Good Fit

Betsy: Having an acquisition plan depends on the culture and the ultimate strategy of an organization. For some organizations an acquisition strategy would not be compatible with their overall strategy. For others that want to grow their top-line very, very quickly, they almost have to have an acquisition strategy.

Dale: An example of a situation where an acquisition strategy may not be compatible with the culture is a family-owned business that feels very strongly about the family heritage.

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