Invoice factoring can play a crucial part in a number of company functions including improving cash flow and paying key suppliers. Invoice financing consists of using future promises of payment from invoices to secure capital from third parties by using them as a guarantee of payment.
Allowing companies a fast and simple line of finance, it is useful in securing capital should a company face difficulty in receiving payment from a client for their invoice and provides another way to improve cash flow without involving banking institutions. In this option, invoices are essentially used as collateral against which capital is secured from a third party.
Worldwide Financing Group’s analysts evaluate our client companies’ operations and prospective cash flow, and study the viability of this option. We work together with the company to help increase the inflows of cash and capital, whilst seeking to develop a long-term strategy to increase the liquidity of our client.
The intangible asset of intellectual capital forms the backbone of an institution’s external and internal operations and relationships. Comprising of employee expertise and capability, efficiency of structure, financial methodology, networks and relationships, intellectual capital is the fundamental essence of a company.
As developed and developing markets world place greater and increasing emphasis on the transition from a production economy to a skills economy, one of the challenges many companies face is quantifying the qualitative value of intangible assets, such as intellectual capital.
In the vast majority of successful companies, such as those listed in the Fortune Global 500, intellectual capital is perhaps the most prized asset, due to its inherent ability to generate new and innovative means of increasing profitability and company worth. The ability of intellectual capital to change the fortunes of a company and/or maintain a high level of performance makes it one of the most important assets of any company.
At Worldwide Financing Group, we strongly believe in the power of intellectual capital and value it as the foundation of our own success. Recognizing, cultivating and maintaining the true value of a company’s intellectual capital allows us to lead by example in a challenging and saturated industry.
In evaluating mergers/acquisitions and implementing the restructuring of companies’ operations, it is essential to quantify the value of intangible assets such as intellectual property to incorporate a company’s true value and weaknesses into a business strategy and financial assessment. By evaluating a company’s intellectual capital, Worldwide Financing Group is able to better reflect and appraise a company’s true worth.
In mergers/acquisitions, this can mean the difference between taking on company-threatening liabilities and procuring invaluable expertise and knowledge. In relation to restructuring, being able to correctly quantify and thus value intellectual capital can mean the difference between reforming the wrong areas and improving efficiency.
At Worldwide Financing Group, we have decades of experience in assessing and quantifying the value of intellectual capital to reflect a company’s true worth in our evaluation. Through our expertise in identifying areas of weakness and strength, we offer a service committed to providing clients with the information they need to make a qualified and educated decision in their ventures. Through Worldwide Financing Group’s top-down analysis, we offer clients an exhaustive profile of company assets, both tangible and intangible, accounting for every facet of a company’s operational and networking structure.
Intellectual capital primarily comprises of:
Through their knowledge, experience and expertise, employees form the backbone of a company and are a vital intangible asset in increasing company worth and improving its prospects.
This element of intellectual capital consists of a company’s support structure, its operating methodologies and databases which provide the human capital, and the company, with the framework necessary to reach its full potential. Intellectual property is also defined as structural capital
The relational capital of a company consists of business networks (partners, affiliates and other entities with which the company has a relationship), brand recognition and copyrights.