Elevate

Finance

Maintaining a strong financial base is critical for the success of your business. Sometimes, you may need the advice and service of financial experts in your field.

On our members’ behalf, WEDA hand-selects industry organizations and people who have a specific expertise and track record working for dealers so you can build a strong, resilient and profitable business.

WEDA’s Elevate partners provide our members with access to a wide range of professional financial services. Whether you’re looking for accounting and tax services, thinking of selling your business, or providing financing for your customers, call one of WEDA’s Elevate expert partners today.

Accounting Services

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CANADA

   

When you need a financial partner who knows the key terminology, grasps manufacturer relationships and understands the unique circumstances that dealers face every day, you can have confidence in Elevate accounting partners that WEDA has hand-picked for our members.

WEDA’s two expert financial partners, Equipment Dealer Consulting (U.S.) and MNP (Canada), specialize in accounting and consulting services for the agriculture industry and have years of experience serving equipment dealers.

Call them for help with:

  • general accounting
  • business or individual income tax preparation and consultation
  • certified audits, including 401K audits
  • valuations for estate tax purposes
  • valuations for mergers and acquisitions
  • financial planning and investment evaluations
  • retirement and succession planning, profit sharing, pension plans
  • reviews and compilations; particularly WEDA’s annual Cost of Doing Business study (CODBs).

“You want a deep industry knowledge in place, because you don’t have time to educate someone on the difference between a baler and a sprayer. You want someone who knows where to find the serial numbers. Our accounting partners have teams that only works with equipment dealers. You’re not finding that in the Yellow Pages.”

– John Schmeiser, WEDA CEO

Mergers and Acquisition

Whether you’re buying a business, selling your equipment dealership or bringing two together, WEDA partner Broadventure Management Group LLC can help.

Broadventure is a consulting firm with 20+ years of consulting expertise in supply chain management, strategy implementation, operations and project management, integrated business processes and technology solutions.

Look to Broadventure’s consultants to provide leadership and support in every phase of your transaction, including:

  • financial and operational structures
  • negotiations
  • human resources structures
  • procedural practices
  • integration of staff
  • culture development.
Equipment Financing

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CANADA

 

Need an effective and seamless way to let your customers access the equipment they want? Looking for financing that suits your equipment dealership’s needs?

WEDA’s hand-picked financing partners, AgDirect in the U.S. and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) in Canada, offer a wide range of financing options for your customers and for your dealership:

  • agriculture-specific financing for your customers
  • non-recourse approvals
  • dealer incentives
  • financing for a dealer’s inventory
  • financing for expansion projects including land and buildings, or acquisition costs to buy out a neighboring dealer.

For your customers

WEDA ELEVATE partners provide flexible and competitive options for your customers to purchase, lease or refinance farm equipment through your dealership. You’ll get access to non-recourse approvals, attractive rates, dealer incentives and more.

For your dealership

There are times when financing is needed to help you grow or run your business more smoothly. Revolving, pre-approved loans can keep your agricultural equipment inventory optimized or help your day-to-day operations. Loans and credit lines can be offered to suit the changing needs of dealership owners.

 

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