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Diwakar Sinha

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Crucial Questions: The Credit Criteria Banks Review for Group Dental Practice Financing

Posted by Diwakar Sinha on May 15, 2018 6:03:00 AM

A few weeks ago, my partner, Kevin Arnold, wrote a blog post about “The Reasons DSOs Hit a Debt-Funding Wall” that created a lot of reaction. The subject matter is obviously a hot button for a lot of growing group dental practices and emerging DSOs these days, so we decided to revisit the topic and have a bank weigh in on the topic directly.

Imagine that – asking a real, live banker to share some “inside baseball” on the nuts and bolts of lending in the group practice space! 

Here’s what the boys in dark gray suits and floral ties had to say…

As the dental industry continues to boom, many group practices are reaching key points of growth in their business. Securing financing is a crucial step to scaling your practice and reaching your acquisition goals, but the process can be daunting. However, it doesn’t have to be.

Banks, whether they specialize in dentistry or not, all evaluate the same credit criteria when determining their risk appetite for lending: basic credit, practice ownership characteristics, and the group’s overall value proposition. 

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Tags: Growing Your Dental Practice or DSO

Wisdom & Wandering from the Herd: All About Credit Scores and Your Ability to Borrow

Posted by Diwakar Sinha on Aug 12, 2017 4:25:02 PM

 

A сrеdіt ѕсоrе іѕ a statistical аnаlуѕіѕ in thе shape of numerical expression that gives аn іdеа оf a реrѕоn'ѕ сrеdіt so that a реrѕоn'ѕ credit wоrthіnеѕѕ can bе knоwn. It іѕ рrіmаrіlу bаѕеd on thе credit rероrt information thаt саn bе ѕоurсеd from credit burеаuѕ. Mоnеу lеndеrѕ (e.g. bаnkѕ аnd credit саrd соmраnіеѕ) gеnеrаllу uѕе a реrѕоn'ѕ сrеdіt ѕсоrеѕ tо еvаluаtе thе default risk іf they lеnd money tо thаt person. To mitigate their losses duе tо a bаd dеbt, thеу may rеfuѕе tо lеnd money tо that individual.

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Tags: Dental Practice Selling

What Is A Credit Score and How It Impacts The Ability To Borrow

Posted by Diwakar Sinha on Apr 12, 2017 9:46:43 AM

 

A сrеdіt ѕсоrе іѕ a statistical аnаlуѕіѕ in thе shape of numerical expression that gives аn іdеа оf a реrѕоn'ѕ сrеdіt so that a реrѕоn'ѕ credit wоrthіnеѕѕ can bе knоwn. It іѕ рrіmаrіlу bаѕеd on thе credit rероrt information thаt саn bе ѕоurсеd from credit burеаuѕ. Mоnеу lеndеrѕ (e.g. bаnkѕ аnd credit саrd соmраnіеѕ) gеnеrаllу uѕе a реrѕоn'ѕ сrеdіt ѕсоrеѕ tо еvаluаtе thе default risk іf they lеnd money tо thаt person. To mitigate their losses duе tо a bаd dеbt, thеу may rеfuѕе tо lеnd money tо that individual.

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Tags: Dental Practice Selling

On The Roam: The McGuireWoods Healthcare Private Equity Conference Part 2

Posted by Diwakar Sinha on Mar 14, 2017 4:44:05 PM

Two weeks ago, my partner Perrin DesPortes and I spent most of the week in Chicago at the McGuireWoods Healthcare Private Equity Conference where we were honored to be a “Featured Company.”  For those who might not be familiar, McGuireWoods is a 180 year-old, international law firm covering numerous sectors of the economy and are recognized as one of the preeminent firms in the DSO space.  This conference was very well attended as it was their 14th time putting it on. 

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