services for fundraisings
Big Ben works with its Partners to offer full services for raising
equity and debt capital for both private and public growth companies
through Private Placements and Private Investments in Public Equity
(PIPEs). We also offer assistance with business plan consulting,
mergers and acquisitions via our partners’ advisory services.
Most sections are covered from business services, life sciences
(biotech and medical device), high technology, internet and telecom to
transportation, media, clean energy, construction, water and
Debt and lease-back financing for deals in excess of $100 Million (USD)
can also be provided.
Capital for public companies...
Start-up business often requires an injection of funds. Existing
businesses may have to overcome short-term cash flow issues or fund
Types of funding:
The individuals starting a business may have sufficient savings to
enable them to provide the necessary funding.
The business’ funding requirements can be met by borrowing the money.
This is the generic name for sources of funding that come from a third
party instead of a recognized lending institution. They can come in a
variety of guises from 'silent partners' to 'business angels' to
Normally applicable when seeking to raise $1 million or more, and
mostly applicable to existing businesses. Start-up companies at below
$1 million often need to approach Business Angels.
Investment in Public Equity - PIPE
This financing technique is popular due to the time and cost savings of
PIPEs compared to more traditional forms of financing such as secondary
offerings. In a PIPE offering, there are less regulatory issues with
the SEC and there is no need for an expensive roadshow, lowering both
the cost and time it takes to receive capital. PIPEs are great for
small- to medium-sized public companies, which have a hard time
accessing more traditional forms of equity financing.
will require a stake in the business in return. The exact terms and
conditions upon which this funding is made available will need to be
dictated in a detailed investment agreement.
Private equity funding can come in stages as the
• Seed funding
• First round
• Second round
• Later stage
Together we can prepare a list of potential marriage partners. If the
investor expresses an interest, they will want to meet your management
team and understand your business concept. The key issues then will
span product, technology, marketplace, finance and strategic fit.
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