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Texas Business Radio With Lantern Capital Advisors

Texas Business Radio with their National Showcase caught up with Chris Risey from Lantern Capital Advisors to discuss how to grow a business using more capital.  Businesses with access to limited capital are challenged to grow and Lantern helps clients understand their options as it relates to where they want to take their business.  

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  • Corporate Financial Planning: The Value of a Process Change May 9, 2018
    Corporate Financial Planning: The Value of a Business Process Change The Value of a Business Process Change: When thinking about strategies that significantly increase enterprise value, our minds tend to immediately think of strategies that grow revenues like adding a new product, investing more in sales resources or acquiring another business. One strategy that often gets […]
    Chris Risey
  • Another Exit Planning Option: Sell To Management March 27, 2018
    Internal Management Buyout: Another Exit Planning Option: Sell to Management The one exit planning strategy that most often gets overlooked is an internal management buyout but it’s an approach that has several advantages that owners should seriously consider. This post is a very short explanation of 1) how an internal management buyout works, 2) who […]
    Chris Risey
  • MBO Management Buyout: PE vs No-PE February 27, 2018
    MBO Management Buyout: PE vs No-PE I have a client pursuing a MBO management buyout of his company from its public parent. As we assessed different management buyout financing options, he had a big decision to make. Did he want to partner with a private equity firm (PE) or do the financing on an all […]
    Chris Risey
  • Growing by Acquisition: A key factor that drives successful acquisitions February 15, 2018
    Growing By Acquisiton: A Key Factor That Drives Successful Acquisitions. When targeting an acquisition it’s pretty easy to get lost in the numbers.  After all, financial analysis is critical for acquisition financing, valuing the acquisition and seeing how the Company can add financial or enterprise value to the current business.   When considering growing by […]
    Chris Risey
  • What Drives Up Multiples in Enterprise Value? February 5, 2018
    Corporate Financial Planning: What Drives up Multiples?  Last newsletter, I provided a short (as I could) explanation of how to calculate enterprise value (EV) and why EV is an important topic for internal planning, valuing private company acquisitions, management buyouts and partner buyouts. A common follow-up question I get related to EV is What factors can drive up the […]
    Chris Risey
  • Calculating Enterprise Value: Corporate Financial Planning January 10, 2018
    Corporate Financial Planning and Calculating Enterprise Value Calculating Enterprise Value:  A key aspect to corporate financial planning is looking beyond just driving revenue growth to ensure the Company is growing its value. There are multiple ways to value a business and they are all academically correct; however, there is one methodology, often called Enterprise Value, that […]
    Chris Risey
  • What’s Your Available Cash? An important, overlooked Financial Key Performance Indicator (KPI) December 1, 2017
    Available Cash: What's Your Available Cash?  An important, overlooked FINANCIAL KPI (Key Performance Indicator) Available Cash?  I recently got asked by a CFO a question, I thought worth sharing. "How much cash should we maintain on our balance sheet in our business’?  I believe its good for companies to have ‘available cash’ of a minimum […]
    Chris Risey
  • Leveraged Buyout Single Buyer – Get Quality Financial Projections! October 27, 2017
    Leveraged Buyout Single Buyer - Management Buyout Consulting Leveraged Buyout Single Buyer:  Provide Multi-Year Financial Projections: Owners of growing companies often get approached by prospective buyers, even when they are not looking to sell. Suddenly, they are faced with a leveraged buyout from a single buyer. But owners that engage in those discussions, often face […]
    Chris Risey
  • Getting More From Your Bank – Example September 27, 2017
    Getting More From Your Bank - Example In the last post, I made the point that if you want more capital from your bank and they won’t give it you, then then go out and get financing proposals from another bank and your existing bank is likely to step up and match it.  Now, I […]
    Chris Risey
  • Using Capital To Grow Your Business As Featured On Texas Business Radio September 26, 2017
    Using Capital To Grow Your Business  As Featured on Texas Business Radio Texas Business Radio Featured Chris Risey, President of Lantern Capital Advisors as part of their national advisor showcase to discuss how entrepreneurs are using capital to grow their business.  Lantern Capital Advisors helps clients understand their options and match their financing needs as it […]
    Chris Risey
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