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.
Business transactions are conducted by both small businesses and large organizations with the main reason for raising funds for the company. An example of a business transaction is the initial public offering or IPO. The reason why are small businesses offer IPOs is that they want to expand their capital well those large privately- owned organizations offer IPO with the aim of trading publicly. 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.
Alliances and joint ventures other examples of business transactions. A joint venture is where two companies sharing the same technology, skills come together to form another company with the two companies being the parent company to the small as a share the similar aspects of their businesses. 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.
You should also know about mergers and acquisitions. 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.