Note: Wintrust Financial's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Wintrust Financial has actively raised capital from investors. These investors may include private investors, venture capital firms, or other investment vehicles.
May 9, 2013
Complete list of funding rounds and total amounts in the Company Report
Trademark applications show the products and services that Wintrust Financial is developing and marketing.
Wintrust Financial's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
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Determine whether Wintrust Financial grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Wintrust Financial is relative to the industry overall.
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industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Wintrust Financial's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Wintrust Financial, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Wintrust Financial.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Wintrust Financial and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.