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PICKING OPTIONS FOR FINANCE

Coopers & Lybrand recently asked 434 of the country's fastest-growing companies how they plan to get financing this year. In all, 32% of these companies, averaging $17 million in revenues and 70 employees, are eyeing nonbank options. Many are looking at more than one. The numbers above are percentages of all the companies answering the survey.EDITED BY I. JEANNE DUGANReturn to top

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Picking Options For Finance

SALE OF BUSINESS (ENTIRE OR PART): 16%

BRINGING IN NEW PARTNERS: 15%

PRIVATE PLACEMENT: 15%

DEBT RESTRUCTURING: 15%

"ANGEL" INVESTORS: 14%

VENTURE CAPITAL: 8%

INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING: 7%Return to top


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