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Financing strategies

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General objective

Participants will gain a sense of financing process, terms, and risk associated with multiple types of capital. Specifically, the training activity explores the practical details of capital provider requirements along with potential issues and preparation strategies for executing a financing transaction. Taking a real-life perspective, this training activity provides examples, identifies common pitfalls, highlights key elements, and utilizes case studies.


This training activity will provide an in-depth review of the various forms of financing to fund capital projects or acquisitions and to reorganize existing capital structures. 


By the end of this training activity, participants will be able to: 
  • compare key debt terms against a term sheet;
  • differentiate between asset-based lending and cash flow-based lending and the pros and cons of each;
  • utilize a leveraged buyout framework to infer a suitable return profile for mezzanine financiers and private equity investors;
  • compare and contrast the costs and benefits of different types of public capital with private capital for different stages in a company lifecycle;
  • improve their ability to seek financing and negotiate with capital providers.


  • Overview of financing strategy and capital markets
  • Current state of the capital markets, including benchmarks and rules of thumb regarding realistic financing parameters
  • Basic capital structure elements
  • Discussion of various forms of financing, including:
    • Government financing
    • Operation lines
    • Term debt
    • Mezzanine finance
    • Subordinated debt
    • Real estate financing
    • Private equity
    • Venture capital
    • Public equity
    • Convertible debentures
  • Understanding cost of capital and related investment decisions
  • Financing process and negotiating strategies

Target audience

This training activity will benefit controllers, chief financial officers, chief executive officers and other financial executives who provide input or take the lead, when undertaking financing transactions within their own enterprises.


Participants should possess a basic understanding of, or experience in, financing transactions.

Full description

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