Deal Junkie focuses on Entrepreneurs who want to grow their business and access capital. Private Equity firms have over $1 trillion to invest and are the dominant form of middle market financing, yet it is one of the least transparent markets. What makes the difference between companies who succeed and those who fail in this market? Join Kevin Fechtmeyer, a 27 year industry veteran and his partners on Deal Team 6 who will dissect the deals that come in with thoughtful but brutal honesty and an occasional dose of humor. Find out why most companies aren’t ready for a deal. Deal Junkie is an informative, entertaining mix of interviews and call-ins with deal professionals, investors, CEO’s and other experts. We will interview entrepreneurs who were successful in attracting capital and those that weren’t. If you are in business, you will be able to relate to their real life stories of trials, tribulations and triumph.
Private Equity and the Art of Managing Debt
Find out how private equity use debt in their investments. Using the right kind of "L" in an "LBO" can mean the difference between good returns and weak returns (and sometimes between bankruptcy and success).
How Private Equity can help build your Board of Directors
Kevin Fechtmeyer will interview Susan Shultz, of the Board Institute, Inc. one of the leading executive search consultants that specializes in recruiting for top level Directors.
What do I do when I sell my company and get all this money?
Hear how Allan Flader of RBC Wealth Management, advises Company Founders to handle a large sum of money coming their way after they sell their company.
Legal Landmines in Private Equity and How to avoid them
Meet Quinn Williams, of Greenberg Traurig, one of the most experienced deal attorneys in Private Equity. Hear him talk about what landmines to avoid before you start down the path of Private Equity.
Is Amazon Your Friend or Foe?
Hear how a successful company uses Amazon to grow sales. Kyle Kantner, President of AirWaves, a leading custom garment printing company, shows the way for companies to leverage their online sales (and how to avoid the pitfalls).
Why do I need an Investment Banker
Join Host Kevin Fechtmeyer as he interviews a real live investment banker and corners him on how and why he earns his enormous fees.
Later on we will bring in one of David's former clients, Chuck McGonigal, Serial CEO (most recently of Spencers).