The majority of Canadian financial executives are more optimistic about meeting capital requirements in the next year.

Eight out of 10 executives surveyed by the Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation say their companies are ready to grow.

Read: Surge of IPOs to come

This generally positive outlook on financing and growth isn’t reflected across the board. Large companies generally feel they can meet their financing needs (working capital, long term-financing and equity), with no real change in expected outlook. Small companies aren’t as secure in either their current position or expected outlook.

Some of your business-owning clients may think now is a good time to sell their companies. Columnist Mark Groulx, president of AIM Group Canada, writes about why you need to help:

When a prospective buyer asks for basic financial and operational information and the documentation comes back late or incomplete, the buyer gets discouraged.

Read more here.

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Are young entrepreneurs giving up?

Originally published on Advisor.ca

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