Lantern Capital Advisors helps growing companies raise capital while exploring financing alternatives. Our typical client has a desire to obtain acquisition financing, management buyout financing, growth financing, or a desire to refinance their company debt or replace their existing lender. We have the most success placing capital with clients that have:
- Existing Revenues of $5 - $150 Million (or more) with a profitable track record and expectation of future growth and profitable performance.
- EBITDA greater than $500K+.
- Financing Need To Raise Capital From $5 Million to $150 Million.
- Experienced Management Team.
Abstract: Given their job title, private company CFOs are often expected to be able to raise capital for their company, yet many feel unprepared or under qualified. This white paper addresses the steps necessary to effectively manage the capital raising process. By utilizing these guidelines, CFOs from all levels of experience can become decisive leaders that serve the best interests of their company and its owners while potentially creating more wealth for themselves and their management team.
Abstract: A fast break play in basketball occurs when a team races down the court and scores a goal as quickly possible. Loosely translating that to business, fast break strategy means an approach that maximizes an owner’s goal (i.e. like running up the score), or achieves a desired goal as quickly as possible.
Abstract: Innovations and trends continue to develop which improve financing alternatives for established, entrepreneurial companies. These include continued new product innovation, increasing nationwide competition, bigger disparities between banks, and increased funding for owners’ personal liquidity (cash dividends). Each of these trends is discussed below and illustrated with a recent example.
Lantern Capital Advisors uses a consulting model fee formula instead of a Lehman or Double Lehman investment banking fee formula to raise capital and explore financing alternatives on behalf our our clients.
Refinance Company Debt Fast
Abstract: Shocking headlines from major financial institutions like Merrill Lynch to Fannie Mae, underscore the liquidity shortage that now faces banks and thus operating companies. Many quality companies will get caught in the middle. Detailed below is a fast track process for finding financing alternatives and added peace of mind during these uncertain times.Download Refinance Company Debt Fast White Paper
Financial Planning Steps For High Growth Companies
To most, the words corporate finance or corporate financial planning especially when used in the context of high growth companies is just a fancy way of saying ‘raising capital’. But corporate financial planning plays a key role in unlocking and managing growth that goes far beyond just looking for capitalDownload Corporate Financial Planning Steps For High Growth Companies
Eureka! A Better Way To Raise Capital And Explore Financing Alternatives
What’s the old saying, “Adversity brings innovation”? As the financial markets began to unravel last year, many financial institutions stopped making new investments, and those that were lending and investing were constantly changing their investment parameters. In order to give clients (and ourselves) peace of mind, we reengineered our approach to capital raising and found not only a solution for a challenging market, but a process that likely works best in any market.Download A Better Way To Raise Capital and Explore Financing Alternatives