The article sets out a strategic plan businesses may follow in order to increase their success rate in receiving external capital to fund their operations.
John K. Paglia, PhD
Near-term prospects for robust economic growth are restricted. The implied policy recommendation is to enhance loan guarantee programs for private firms with revenues of less than $5M.
A CEO’s primary duty is to allocate capital to its highest and best use, this report ranks CEO performance of 125 of Northern California’s largest companies according to their ability to earn returns above their investors’ required return.
SCCO International in association with Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and the Graziadio Business Review presents the 2nd annual report of CEO Performance of 100 of Southern California’s Largest Companies.
In spite of fluctuations in the exchange rate of the dollar against foreign currencies, there are ways to hedge business exposure and uncertainty.
Professor John Paglia talks with Robert Miller about his career in retail, and in particular about the Rite Aid turnaround situation.
Investors must carefully consider their investment time horizons and other factors when allocating assets.
A successful Value-Based Management program requires the entire organization’s participation.
Recent data from the Pepperdine Private Capital Market Project revealed that 88% of privately-held businesses with revenues less than $5 million want to execute growth strategies, but they typically have lower levels of necessary resources, such as the people or finances, to grow compared to privately-held businesses with higher revenues. Eager to grow, but lacking … Continued
Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Survey: As Banks say “Bah! Humbug!”, Private Businesses Look to Friends and Family, Angels
As banks say “Bah! Humbug!”, private businesses look to friends and family and Angels. This batch of Fall 2010 data from the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project illustrates the old adage; when one door closes another opens.
John K. Paglia, associate professor of finance and senior researcher, has been receiving a great deal of buzz over the most recent findings of the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project. Detailing the 2010 outlook for private capital providers and privately-held businesses, the project performs ongoing research into the true cost of capital and the behavior … Continued
Can’t see the above video? Click here to watch or read the transcript. In this video interview, John K. Paglia, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project, which was released on July 27, 2009, in conjunction with a Los Angeles and California statewide economic forecast … Continued
The recently approved bailout is yet another attempt to prop up the markets with an election around that corner that will only delay and worsen the inevitable pain ahead… There is definitely a lack of trust and confidence in the markets, but it is due to the blatant lies and unethical representations. How many … Continued