Harvest Period is the time period in a venture fund’s life where the fund is focusing on “harvesting” its portfolio companies, or helping them grow. It usually comes after the fund is done making investments.
A Home Run is when a business has an exit that returns 20 or more times what its investors initially put in.
A Hard Launch is when a business debuts its product with a lot of fanfare and publicity, sometimes at a big event or conference. Also known as a Big Bang Launch.
A Holding Company is an entity created for the purpose of owning entities and assets.
A Holding Period is the amount of time that a person or entity owns an asset or security.
A Hostile Takeover is the takeover of a company without the approval of the board of directors and is usually accomplished by either the purchase of a controlling interest in the company and/or the voting in of a new board […]
The Hurdle Price is the price associated with an incentive unit in an LLC. Incentive unit holders are entitled to distributions only when each non-incentive unit holding member of the company receives distributions per unit in an amount equal to […]
A Haircut is either the difference between the purchase price and sale price of an asset, or the market value and collateral value of an asset.
A Hedge Fund is an investment vehicle that pools accredited and institutional investors’ money to invest in aggressive and complex positions that will provide an active return to the investors.
A Hockey Stick Chart is a line chart in which a sharp increase or decrease occurs over a period of time. Hockey Stick refers to the shape of a graph showing a dramatic increase or decrease in revenue.