Capital Structure

Capital structure serves as the ultimate shock absorber, helping companies balance the two core tensions of growth and succession – specifically the scarcities of cash, talent, and confidence for succession. Thus, capital structure is the second core element of the BOLD Value Value Architecture.Through our BOLD Value approach, our team help clients refresh their capital structures for each stage of growth.

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*These are hypothetical numbers. Individual company's revenue growth may vary.

We seek to strengthen companies by refreshing their capital structure:

  • Structure to attract and reward various strategic owners (including passive owners) such as C, S, LLC, tiered LLCs, spinoffs and asset sales, real estate, M&A holding company
  • Buy-sell agreements and valuation
  • Access to capital (equity and debt) and elimination of personal guarantees
  • Tax reduction strategies for potential change in control
  • Estate planning overlay on the firm capital structure – especially for family businesses
  • Overlay of qualified and nonqualified compensation plans such as phantom stock and ESOPs
  • Support for leadership succession, capital succession,and business succession.

 

The ultimate goal of our work on capital structure: strengthen the resiliency of the business so it can thrive across the myriad stages of growth and succession.