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  • Writer's pictureAmi Kassar

AmiSight 9/2: Why the 20% Rule Matters

When you are looking to start or buy a business with partners or investors, never forget the 20% rule. If any individual owns 20% or more of a business, they will be required to guarantee any company debt personally. Passive investors rarely are willing to personally guarantee debt for a company they are not actively involved in.

If a passive investor owns 20% or more of a company and the company needs debt in the future, that can often create a difficult situation.

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