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Business Borrowing Basics - Merchant Cash Advance

Merchant Cash Advance

Financing through a merchant cash advance (MCA) is used mostly by companies that accepted credit and debit cards for most of their sales, typically retailers and restaurants. The concept is this: funder purchases a portion of the company’s future credit card receivables for a discounted lump sum. The MCA funder receives the purchased credit card receivables as they are generated either by taking a percentage of the company’s daily credit card proceeds or by debiting a certain amount of funds from the company’s bank account. Depending on the risk profile of the company, it can be a more expensive form of financing for a business compared to other types of financing. This webinar explains the nuts and bolts of MCA financing, its pros, and its cons. It explores the documentation that is necessary to enter into such an arrangement, including how to negotiate that documentation.

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Jonathan Friedland
Jonathan Friedland

Jonathan Friedland, of Much Shelist, is ranked AV® Preeminent™ by, has been repeatedly recognized as a “SuperLawyer”, by Leading Lawyers Magazine, is rated 10/10 by AVVO, and has received… Read More


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Dean Landis

Dean represents the third generation of his family to own and manage a finance company. Dean has worked closely with hundreds of companies to provide working capital and other services.… Read More

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Patrick Siegfried

Patrick Siegfried is the author of the Usury Law Blog. Patrick is a practicing attorney in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick’s work focuses on issues regarding alternative small business financing. He lives with… Read More

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