Financing Canadian operations

New business ventures invariably need financing and, more often than not, require sources of funding separate from the equity contributed by shareholders, partners or other owners. While debt financings can take a variety of forms, the sources of such financings for most Canadian businesses include banks and other institutional lenders. To a lesser extent, debt financing is also sourced from parent companies or other shareholders or related persons, and even from trade creditors, who frequently offer their products and services on customary trade or payment terms.

More in this section:

  • Debt financing
  • Equity financing
  • Government assistance
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