Case Studies

 

Case Study #1

Company has raised $90 million from venture capitalists through three rounds of financing; the most recent financing occurred 18 months prior to Sherwood’s involvement; company develops a hardware product that has a potentially broad market.

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Case Study #2

Company raised $95 million from venture capitalists through four rounds of financing; the most recent financing occurred 12 months prior to Sherwood’s involvement; company provides Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, requiring a heavy investment in infrastructure in order to develop a viable product; company will need to achieve significant scale to reach profitability.

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Case Study #3

Company has raised $194 million from venture capitalists through four rounds of financing; the most recent financing occurred 15 months prior to Sherwood’s involvement; company provides financial software solutions to the healthcare community; customers have great interest in the product, but are hesitant to adopt the software due to concerns about the cost and effort associated with switching from their present applications.

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Case Study #4

Company has raised $38 million from venture capitalists through three rounds of financing; the most recent financing occurred 9 months prior to Sherwood’s involvement; company provides data management solutions for information integration.

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Case Study #5

Company has raised $65 million from venture capitalists through four rounds of financing; the most recent financing occurred 14 months prior to Sherwood’s involvement; company provides product lifecycle automation software.

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Case Study #6

Company has raised $53 million from venture capitalists through four rounds of financing; the most recent financing occurred 8 months prior to Sherwood’s involvement; company develops products and services for wireless technologies.

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Case Study #7

Company’s sales were decreasing, with yearly revenues equal to $30 million; company had experienced operating losses for the past two years; significant capital expenditures would be necessary in order to upgrade product lines; the industry was consolidating, with a significant emphasis on stealing market share through price; the current lender wanted to terminate its relationship with the Company.

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