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Entrepreneurship

How to expand your business abroad – growing and attracting customers in different countries

There are plenty of great reasons why you should attempt to expand your business into new territories. Quite reasonably, it’s the goal of many new businesses – I know that in my case having a global footprint and all of the opportunities that can offer was certainly a big driver for me when I set up OMNIA initially. And over the years, as the company has expanded and new opportunities…

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Daniel Hansen

What is leveraged finance? – Daniel Hansen explains

Back in November last year, OMNIA was invited to attend the Global Capital Leveraged Finance Conference in London. It was a great event – one that attracted issuers, investors and financial intermediaries from across the sector – and it was a chance to share best practice and network with some very talented and interesting people. The event was particularly interesting for me because the keynote speaker – Patrick Amis, Director…

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Entrepreneurship

The importance of work/life balance for success – Daniel Hansen on why it pays in every way to take time out and get the balance right

When working for yourself and building and growing your own business is a passion – as it has been for me, all my life –balancing work and life isn’t always easy. It certainly hasn’t always been for me over the years – and I’ve learned some tough lessons about making sure that I get it right. Of course, one of the best things about being an entrepreneur who has his…

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Entrepreneurship

The success of ICOs and what’s to come – Daniel Hansen on what we can expect next

Remember Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)? Filecoin’s ICO raised over $257 million last year. Ethereum, who had their initial coin offering way back in 2014, sold 11.9 million ether tokens and raising an eye-watering $16 million. And the ICO for Block.one’s EOS platform raised over $185 million. One narrative goes that ICOs were the Next Big Thing for a long time, offering huge returns on investment and an innovative new way…

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OMNIA Global

Why the people behind the numbers are more important

Daniel Hansen discusses the importance of the entrepreneurial spirit behind the companies OMNIA invests in. I really do believe that doing business successfully comes down to one thing – and I’m not talking about money. It’s all about people, how they lead and the relationships they build. Over the years I’ve come to the conclusion that the driving force behind any successful business is the people in it, rather than…

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OMNIA Global

Go your own way – why OMNIA Private Equity is the right partner for entrepreneurs

‘Synergy’ is a tired word. Today, it’s sorely over-used in business, and has become almost meaningless in many of the contexts in which it is used. Which is a shame, because at heart, it actually perfectly describes a truth that I believe is one of the most important aspects of doing business – that sometimes, by working together, we can be a lot more than just the sum of our…

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Entrepreneurship

The rise of luxury asset lending – why and how customers are using money to close property deals, make quick investments or pay tax

In every aspect of my business over the years I’ve tried to bring a fresh eye to old problems – to come up with creative solutions to those age-old issues that every business faces, and to offer something truly different. So, I’ve been particularly interested recently in an inventive new solution to one of the oldest challenges that there is out there – the need for quickly accessible funds. A…

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Entrepreneurship

Everything you should know about asset-backed lending

In recent years, I’ve often been asked about the relatively new phenomenon of asset-backed lending. This kind of financing has become increasingly popular in recent years – largely because since the financial crisis it has become more and more difficult for many small and medium-sized companies to access the extra funds they need in the form of unsecured loans. So, I thought it might be valuable to share a few…

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