Posts in Business
Paul Carpenter joining STAC Capital

Paul Carpenter brings nearly 30 years of business, banking & finance experience to STAC Capital and represents a major strategic addition in strengthening & deepening our capabilities & services. PC previously held authorities to approve debt facilities up to $50m across Property and Business/Emerging Corporate Clients. He has the knowledge, experience and the runs on the board to support STAC Capital’s purpose of unlocking opportunities for our clients.

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Is Tightening Credit Creating a Risk of a Recession in the Australian Economy?

We’ve been discussing the increasing risk of a recession being triggered as a result of continuing tightening of availability of debt funding from Banks to SMEs, for quite a while now (probably about a year or so). These concerns are now really coming out in the public sphere, so now might be the time to start making public comment. The questions we expect people have now, is exactly what we’ve been discussing with people for most of 2018, being - (1) What are we seeing on the ground, (2) Why is it happening and, (3) What will the result be?

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What’s the REAL Cost of Business Debt?

Think that a “good deal” in business finance is all about the interest rate & fees? Think again. Before you sign on the dotted line, realise that business finance is rarely that simple…

We look at true cost of asset finance, working capital finance, as well as the VALUE OF EQUITY, and whether it pays to pay more.

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