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What Is a Business Type?
A business type is a company's legal structure. Most businesses are one of the following:
- Sole Proprietorships
- General Partnerships
- Limited Partnerships
- Limited Liability Partnerships
- Limited Liability Companies
- S Corporations
- C Corporations
- Nonprofit Organizations
Types of Businesses: What Are They?
Also known as a business form, a business type determines a company's internal organization, types of officers, legal organization, tax strategy potential for shareholders, and level of personal liability. These are the most common
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What Is Cumulative Preferred Stock?
Cumulative preferred stock is a type of preferred stock that provides a greater guarantee of dividend payments to its holders. The “cumulative” in cumulative preferred stock means that if your company suspends dividend payments, the unpaid dividends (known as dividends in arrears) owed continue to accrue.
If you decide to restart dividend payments, you must pay all accrued dividends to cumulative preferred shareholders before making any dividend payments to common shareholders. Non-cumulative preferred shareholders, on the other hand, would only be paid dividends from the time your company restarts its dividend payment
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What Is a Management Buyout?
A management buyout is when managers of a business buy enough stock to own the company. It is a type of corporate acquisition. Instead of another company or an outside group taking over the business, managers, who are employees, take ownership of their own company.
Management Buyout: What Is It?
Often called an MBO, a management buyout means that a company's managers purchase the business's assets and operations. This turns managers into owners. As owners, managers get paid bigger returns the better the company performs. These returns motivate managers to work harder to grow the business.
An MBO can happen at any time, but it is common when a business owner wants to retire. It is a smart choice for a company that wants to sell a divisi
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What is Tranche Investment?
Tranche investment lets venture capital and other investors split investments into parts. They can give money to businesses over time instead of all at once. Usually, a business getting a tranche investment will get prenegotiated payments as long as it achieves financial milestones decided by the investor. The word tranche comes from the French word for slice.
Structured Financing: What is it?
Structured financing is a broad term for the many ways businesses and banks can divide risky financial products, including loans. Businesses and banks often sell these new financial products to specialized third-party investors. These products often include insu
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Burn Rate: What Is It?
Burn rate is how quickly a company spends its cash reserves before it generates positive cash flow. This rate is tracked each month, so if the burn rate for a company is $50,000, it means that the company is spending $50,000 each month.
The two types of burn rates are gross burn and net burn. Gross burn includes all of the money a company spends in a given month in order to run the business. Net burn is the amount of money that the company loses.
Let's say that a small startup spends the following every month:
- $6,000 for office space/rent
- $18,000 for employee salaries and benefits
- $2,000 on server costs
- $1,500 on miscellaneous
That means that each month, the company's gross burn rate is $27,500. However, if the company is producing