Whether the company is just starting up, considering a project which requires additional short, medium or long term funding, or considering solutions to financial difficulties, this is a reference to this increasingly crucial, strategic aspect of running a company. This up-to-date and concise handbook should supply the core information from the legal, financial and tax perspectives. It covers all the fundamentals of corporate finance options, including: equity finance - shares, business angels, venture capital, management buy-outs, takeovers and mergers and flotation; debt finance - short-term, medium-term and long-term debt and project finance and, business in crisis options - turnaround finance, administration and reduction of capital.
Written with a strategic approach to help with making the best decision, it also explains: law, tax and stock exchange requirements; the pros and cons of different types if finance in different situations and in different types of companies; what other companies have done or difficulties that they have faced and how they could have approached things differently and all stages of a company's life cycle - from setting up, during growth, during recessionary times or on selling the company. The facts and figures so you have the latest guidance on tax rates and statistics.