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Structured exits are investment structures designed to achieve a desired investment return without reliance upon a traditional exit. Structured exit investments are ideal not only for impact investments, but also for investment-worthy companies with low exit probabilities. These structures open a new universe of potential funding for companies in underserved markets without access to traditional funding sources, and a new pool of potential worthy targets for investors seeking adequate and safer returns than those afforded…
Structured exits are investment structures designed to achieve a desired investment return without reliance upon a traditional exit. Structured exit investments are ideal not only for impact investments, but also for investment-worthy companies with low exit probabilities. These structures open a new universe of potential funding for companies in underserved markets without access to traditional funding sources, and a new pool of potential worthy targets for investors seeking adequate and safer returns than those afforded…
According to the recently published PwC Israel 2014 Hi-Tech Exit Report, with nearly $15 billion in exit deals, 2014 was by far an all-time record year for the Israeli hi-tech industry. The report notes that the amounts invested in Israeli hi-tech is increasing, many funds are raising capital and new investors are joining in on the investments. The vast amount of capital that specifically comes from U.S. investors is of particular importance to Israeli…
Get comfortable with your potential investor. The identity of the investor is the most important item of a term sheet, and can make or break a relationship. Be prepared to share control and information, and to listen. People who think they know it all – don’t. Realize that valuation is only a component of an economic deal. Unrealistic expectations are often an excuse for investors to move on. Preferences can have a more material economic…