Finance is needed throughout a company’s life. The type and amount of finance required for a business depends on many factors, including the type of business, success of the company and state of the economy. But as a rule, over the long term companies use two sources of financing: equity and debt.

We surveyed 26 different market participants (banks, brokerage companies, institutional investors, consultants, law firms) from all over the Baltics to determine the ideal profile for a potential IPO and bond-issue candidate.