Having an idea about something, for example, a need in the market that you realized can be a very great journey of starting a business by actualizing the idea of you are to mind consider the succeed. There are many examples of renown entrepreneurs who had just an idea and the businesses have grown to world-class businesses with branches across the world. An example of an entrepreneur that shows there’s no limitation to being an entrepreneur is Michael Ferro who started businesses even before he could complete his studies. If you own a business or your business has grown to the point of diversifying across the world, there are some important business transactions you should be aware of.
To raise funds for the business, there are many business transactions that are conducted by different organizations whether small or large organizations. An example of the business transactions that different companies conduct is the initial public offering, or IPO. Large privately-owned companies have initial public offering if there are seeking after trading publicly and also small businesses, can offer initial public offerings by giving the stock so that they can expand their capital, for instance, Michael Ferro offered IPO for Click Commerce. When a business wants to issue the IPO, they need the help of endorsing firm will give them the guidance on the security to issue, the price for the security and also the time to issue the stock. One of the challenges with offering the initial public offering is that it is hard to predict the changes in value because of market changes every time.
Alliances and joint ventures other examples of business transactions. A joint venture transaction can be explained as a situation where to big companies share the same skills, technology manufacturing to name but a few hands coming up together to form a new company whether to big companies become the parent to the new business. The company that has been formed out of a joint venture enjoys and utilizes the skills, assets and the knowledge of the two-parent company whether to parent company enjoy the profits that are made by the company they formed for example, the Merrick ventures. Strategic alliance is where to companies with similar aspects such as knowledge, skills and technology agree to be sharing but that doesn’t result to a formation of a new company.
Mergers and acquisitions are other examples of business transactions. Mergers is where to companies consolidate the assets forming one company. Acquisitions is where one business purchases the other business hence becoming the parent company. For instance, Tronc is an example of a company that was created out of mergers by the Michael Ferro Tronc.