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Mezzanine Debt: Benefits Or Drawbacks For Firm’S Financing?

  • Assoc. Prof. Ph.D Giurca Vasilescu Laura

    (University of Craiova Faculty of Economy and Business Administration, Craiova, Romania)

Mezzanine finance is an alternative source of finance to debt and equity and it can be helpful in financing the start-up and firms’ expansion. But in order to take their investment decisions, the firms should compare the benefits and challenges generated by this form of financing in function of their development stage or the specific features of their activities. Despite the fact that mezzanine finance instruments are gaining in importance, and the advantages overtake the disadvantages, they still remain little used compared with traditional forms of financing (loan financing).

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Article provided by University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in its journal Revista Tinerior Economisti (The Young Economists Journal).

Volume (Year): 1 (2009)
Issue (Month): 12 (April)
Pages: 14-21

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Handle: RePEc:aio:rteyej:v:1:y:2009:i:12:p:14-21
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  1. Ayyagari, Meghana & Demirguc-Kunt, Asli & Maksimovic, Vojislav, 2006. "How important are financing constraints ? The role of finance in the business environment," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3820, The World Bank.
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