Vanderbilt Law Review

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The present essay will deal only with those businesses which possess unlimited growth potential in respect of the amount of assets which they can profitably employ in the production of income. If such businesses grow sufficiently, they will probably ultimately reach the stage of publicly held corporations. The reasons for this will vary, although it would seem that once the growth process has picked up momentum, the business may require capital at a rate faster than earnings can be accumulated or funds can be obtained from lenders.