Definitions for "Mezzanine Financing"
Late-stage venture capital, usually the final round of financing prior to an IPO.
Mix of debt and equity financing -- typically for larger, profitable companies -- that is subordinate to bank debt. Receives high interest rate and must be repaid within five years [go back to glossary list
A level of financing provided at a stage in a company's development just prior to going public.
Provides funds for further business expansion for companies with a year or two of profitability or an initial public offering. Go to top of page