Equity capital is typically utilized for growth capital, recapitalizations, acquisitions, minority investments and supportive capital for debt refinancing. We specialize in longer term, more patient sources of capital that provide business owners with the flexible structures they need to address more business growth opportunities. Patient capital sources include family offices, hedge funds, individual investors and institutional investors.
de Visscher Advisors advises clients from the initial stages of identifying shareholder goals and objectives to the design and implementation of the most effective capital raising strategy through to the negotiation and final execution, based on the most effective strategy that balances the liquidity needs of shareholders with the capital needs of the business. Once the strategy has been established, we identify appropriate capital partners and negotiate specific terms and conditions to execute a transaction that meets our clients’ goals and objectives.
Patient Capital Financing
Our extensive experience in financing family businesses has enabled us to develop a proprietary database of over 500 sources of “patient capital” for family owned and closely held businesses. Patient capital sources are unique in their flexible financing structures and often have longer investment horizons than most traditional private equity investors.These "Family Friendly Capital" sources have been individually screened and are highly sensitive to the specialized capital requirements of family businesses. Patient Capital sources include: