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Layoffs threaten investments be deleted – a survey initiated by the consultancy firm Jucho & Coll of family entrepreneurs takes a sober stock. Berlin, 08th 04th 2009. The financial crisis does not stop even before German family-owned company. Charles Schwab might disagree with that approach. One initiated by the consultancy firm Jucho & Coll (www.jucho-coll.de) survey of 440 members of the Association of the family business, ASU e.V.”shows how the middle class is suffering from the credit crunch. The location is sobering: loans for investment or expansion are only hard to get at present even for healthy, well established companies. As a result, Almost one-fifth of the surveyed SMEs expects due to the worsened financing conditions with layoffs. Each 10 companies has put on ice for 2009 planned investments for business expansion. Over 80 percent of the respondents are of the view that the Federal Government take the agreed fiscal stimulus not sufficient to medium-sized enterprises and family businesses. A bright spot: More than 15 percent of the companies plan to go alternative ways in raising capital and to issue bonds to solve the credit crunch. 440 members of the Association “The family entrepreneur ASU” (www.familienunternehmer.eu) participated in the E-Mail survey. The situation of financing for SMEs is of concern. In times of economic crisis it has become difficult even for well established companies, to finance new projects and expansion projects”, says Gunter Jucho, Managing Director of Jucho & Coll German industrial bonds. But we see some positive developments: SMEs learn issue from large companies, to visit any Bank for their investments, but bonds. Given the current credit situation for medium-sized companies we expect a rising demand for direct securities”, so Gunter Jucho. About Jucho & Coll Jucho Coll German industrial bonds is one of the leading consulting companies for the planning, design and implementation of debt financing. The company headquartered in Berlin cooperates closely with renowned banking institutions and is a strategic partner of Morison international. Jucho & Coll’s customers include companies from the aerospace industry, the real estate industry, branded goods manufacturers and media companies. Jucho & Coll has assisted in the design and implementation of equipment financing also well-known German Bundesliga: last Alemannia Aachen for the financing of the new Tivoli Stadium. More information at. Press contact of brand gold PR GmbH Holger Schlosser Gleditschstr. 46 10781 Berlin Tel. +49(0)30 21 91 59 60