05.30.2012 - Banquet Of Life
On June 6th Pacific Community Ventures will hold its annual Marketplace showcasing 40 Bay Area companies that have blossomed as a result of its Business Advising program. Come and celebrate the entrepreneurs that have created these thriving businesses.
05.19.2012 - Capital Markets
The Keiretsu Forum’s Angel Capital Expo is one of the largest events in the angel capital community and regularly draws over 300 accredited investors and entrepreneurs. The following companies will present at the May 24th program.
05.01.2012 - Banquet Of Life
Ten food and beverage companies have been selected from more than 30 applicants to make presentations to accredited investors at the third annual Food & Beverage Investor Fair on May 10, 2012 beginning at 3:30 PM at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco.
04.22.2012 - Banquet Of Life
Kicking off the Food & Beverage Investor Fair on May 10, 2012 will be the Food & Beverage Investment Forum arranged by Greyrock Capital Group and Green Tree Capital. Forum participants, which include two* serial food & beverage entrepreneurs, will provide insights and perspectives as to the “best practices” for raising growth capital.
03.15.2012 - Banquet Of Life
Bay Area food & beverage entrepreneurs should make a point of participating in the third annual Food & Beverage Investor Fair that will be held at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM on May 10, 2012.
09.06.2011 - Capital Markets
Mezzanine debt can be an excellent source of capital for middle market companies to fund acquisitions, develop new products and expand production facilities or pursue other growth opportunities. In recent years mezzanine debt has provided a source of liquidity for company owners who did not want to sell their company in the less than robust M&A market of recent years. Dividend recapitalizations have provided business owners with a means to take money out of the business and diversify their assets.
08.26.2011 - Capital Markets
On August 5, 2011, Standard & Poor’s (S&P) lowered theUnited States long-term sovereign credit rating from AAA to AA+. This led to a massive worldwide sell-off of equities the following week and the subsequent market turmoil that continues.
08.07.2011 - Capital Markets
An asset based loan, or ABL in the parlance of its practitioners, is a loan secured by the assets of a company and includes accounts receivable, inventory and often machinery and equipment. Since the financial crisis of 2008 ABL’s have seen remarkable growth among middle market companies that have had difficulty meeting the increased underwriting standards instituted by commercial banks.