A business is just an idea that has been actualized by people who had the idea and to mind to see the idea succeed. There are famous entrepreneurs in the world today with great businesses that are being transacted 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 manage your business, it is important that you know about different business transactions that go on across businesses for different reasons.
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 a business transaction is the initial public offering or IPO. Initial public offering is a business transaction can be conducted by large privately owned companies if they seek to start trading publicly and also for small businesses who are seeking to expand their capital. 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. The risk of such a business transaction is that you cannot predict the changes in the prices in the market.
Additionally, there are alliances and joint ventures which are 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.In such a joint venture, the parents companies stand to benefit when the other company makes profit while the smaller company have access to the skills, assets, knowledge and any other need from the two companies. Alliance is ideal that is different because there’s no formation of a new company but is a legal agreement that the two companies share aspect that are similar to each other like skills and technology.
The other examples of business transactions are the mergers and acquisitions.Mergers is where to companies consolidate the assets forming one company. When a large company buys a smaller company that is struggling financially becoming the parent company, the latest termed as an acquisition. The company you can look act as an example of a merger and acquisition is the Tronc a company owned by the Michael Ferro Tronc.