Organisation: Business Partners
The core of the company’s focus is on providing finance for formal small and medium enterprises.
Business Partners Limited structures unique, individualised financing solutions. Deals are structured using equity, shareholders’ loans accounts, revenue sharing and term loans or any combination of these. Business Partners Limited has developed a range of proprietal financing models that offer entrepreneurs maximum flexibility to suit their specific needs.
Applications for finance are assessed on the viability of a business, which comprises two important elements:
- the business and
- the entrepreneur
The business evaluation includes matters such as the product or service and market acceptability, market size, the gearing of the business, and its ability to exist and grow, as well as the business’s history, the stage of its development and the medium to long-term profit potential, technical aspects and the location of the business.
In evaluating the entrepreneur, aspects such as the ability to run a successful business on sound business principles, integrity, drive, vision and appropriate experience, are considered.
- A comprehensive breakdown of what needs to be financed;
- The entrepreneur’s own contribution;
- Up-to-date financial and realistic projections that present a viable business as a going concern(if it’s an existing business)
- Providing the viability of the transaction, ability to meet all cash flow commitments (debt repayment, creditors and other cash expenses) and to generate a decent and acceptable return to the shareholders;
- Demonstrating that all aspects relating to a successful business have been considered(including human resource, marketing, finance, technical, production and corporate governance)
- Demonstrate regulatory compliance (tax affairs must be in order, for example)
- Demonstrating the ability and experience of managers and key staff to successfully implement and manage the business into the future;
- Basing all intentions and forecasts in the business plan on reasonable assumptions, supported with relevant documentation as far as possible;
- Documenting all information in the business plan. The business plan should be a single document, comprising all elements as per the guide and key factors mentioned;
- Business must require between R500 000 and R25 000 000*
- Business Plan
Office – All 9 Provinces
Application Process – Physical and Email Submission