Ogden Enterprises is a holding company for several successful retail businesses including bookstores, pharmacies, and gourmet food shops. Ogden has excess cash and long-range plans to acquire businesses outside the retail industry. The company is currently considering the acquisition of G-Tech Inc., a company involved in the research and development of genetically engineered pharmaceuticals. G-Tech was founded 4 years ago and received its initial financing from a venture capital group. G-Tech recently submitted its first product to the Food and Drug Administration for testing and is readying a second product for submission; however, it will be several years before either of these products can be marketed. The venture capital group would like to sell the company but does not believe a public offering would do well. G-Tech is in need of cash and close monitoring to improve its operational efficiency. G-Tech is most likely to be an attractive investment to Ogden because of