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Confluence Capital Group Sponsors Recently Released 2019 Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Report

March 29, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 29, 2019--The 2019 Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Report, released March 18th, indicated 88 percent of business owners report having the opportunity to grow, yet only 52 percent report having the necessary financial resources to successfully execute growth strategies. Bank loans emerged as the most readily available source of capital available to small businesses, with business owners typically contacting multiple financial institutions to successfully raise capital.

“In anticipation of challenging business conditions for continued growth, both with increasing demand and costs for capital, lower middle market growth (LMMG) companies need to understand additional capital resources that may be available,” said Stewart Williams, Managing Director at Confluence Capital Group (Gold Level sponsor of the report). “The report provides insights into the capital costs and structures that may be required to successfully execute on growth strategies. By considering growth initiatives relative to private capital markets and developing comprehensive capital formation strategies, companies are better equipped to obtain the necessary resources that may go beyond bank financing alone.”

The privately-held business survey results were generated from 560 participants, distributed across the United States. Businesses involved in professional, scientific or technical services accounted for 14% of respondents, followed by business services (10%), manufacturing (9%) and information technology or services (9%).

A summary of the report and background details are available at:
http://privatecap.org/reports

About Confluence Capital Group

Confluence Capital Group (CCG) is comprised of capital strategy experts that help guide businesses through the process of developing a complete capital strategy, with direction on how to reach important objectives at each stage of growth. CCG was founded with a mission to help lower middle market growth companies by offering debt and equity solutions to execute growth strategies, including working capital, recapitalizations and mergers and acquisitions. Businesses can contact CCG at https://www.confluencecg.com/contact/.

Investment Banking Services and Securities offered through Independent Investment Bankers Corp., a broker dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC. Confluence Capital Group, Inc. is not affiliated with Independent Investment Bankers Corp. One World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon St., Suite 1100, Portland, Oregon 97204.

About the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project

The Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project advances ongoing research to understand the true cost of private capital across market types and the investment expectations of privately-held business owners. Learn about the project by contacting Dr. Craig R. Everett, craig.everett@pepperdine.edu.

About Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School

Anchored in the core values of integrity and innovation, the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School challenges individuals to think boldly and drive meaningful change that positively impacts their organizations and communities. With an entrepreneurial spirit, the Graziadio School advances experiential learning in small classes that deepen connections and stimulate critical thinking. Through our wide continuum of MBA, MS and Executive degree programs offered across six California campuses, Graziadio faculty inspire full time students and working professionals to realize their greatest potential as values-centered, “best for the world” leaders.
www.bschool.pepperdine.edu

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CONTACT: Alex McLachlin

amclachlin@confluencecg.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA OREGON

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TRANSPORT SMALL BUSINESS MANUFACTURING LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AEROSPACE AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS ENGINEERING STEEL TEXTILES OTHER MANUFACTURING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONSULTING RETAIL

SOURCE: Confluence Capital Group

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