An Industry Consolidated | Summer 09 Insight
Value and Synergy Through Realignment.
The Bank Capital Shortage | Winter 10 Insight
Financial distress among lenders has left middle-market companies with fewer options.
Credit Confusion | Winter 10 Insight
It's challenging now, but not impossible, to get financing from banks.
Credit and Economic Update | Winter 05 Insight
Businesses with credit needs will find the lending environment with banks to be very good, and with bankers searching for new customers, senior debt financing will continue to be readily available.
Credit Market Update | Spring 02 Insight
Credit Markets Update | Fall 01 Insight
Credit Markets Update | Spring 01 Insight
Credit Markets Update | Summer 01 Insight
Credit Markets Update--The Pendulum Swings | Summer 03 Insight
Banks are becoming more interested in new financing opportunities.
The Credit Window is Open | Winter 11 Insight
Due to weak demand and banks efforts to shrink balance sheets, bank capitalization has improved substantially.
The Day the Earth Stood Still | Spring 10 Insight
When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, mergers and acquisitions ground to a halt.
Credit Turmoil--It's a Vicious Cycle | Spring 08 Insight
"When the tide goes out, we find out who’s been swimming without a bathing suit." — Warren Buffett
Economic Update | Fall 02 Insight
Facing the Wave of Refinancing | Fall 09 Insight
Demand for debt capital by middle-market companies may exceed supply.
Instability on Wall Street Affects Main Street | Fall 08 Insight
As major financial institutions are caught in a vicious cycle of deleveraging, credit is contracting.
Just Over the Horizon | Fall 07 Insight
With a possible slowdown in the economy coming, the groundwork could be laid for rapidly mounting credit challenges.
Market Update | Winter 02 Insight
Mergers and Acquisitions | Winter 05 Insight
Favorable merger and acquisition conditions are likely to prevail through 2005.
The Middle-Market Credit Worm Turns Again | Summer 10 Insight
Many lenders and investors are pursuing middle-market opportunities with gusto, but for how long?
Negotiating the Optimal Purchase Price | Summer 11 Insight
Successfully closing deals hinges on understanding negotiating styles and tactics.
Nothing Lasts Forever | Summer 07 Insight
Cheap capital is still abundant but, with every passing day, credit retrenchment gathers momentum.
Predicting Future Interest Rates | Spring 10 Insight
Rates will be going up and vulnerable business owners should get prepared.
Report From the Credit Front | Winter 08 Insight
Credit is tightening—be prepared.
Spring 2004 Credit Markets Update | Spring 04 Insight
The U.S. economy is staging a robust recovery. Don’t listen to election year hyperpole, jobs and payrolls are growing, but growth still lags a little in the Pacific Northwest.
Taking Risk Out of Risky Times | Spring 08 Insight
Now is a good time to consider locking in longer-term fixed rates.
The Perfect Storm--The M & A Market Today | Summer 06 Insight
Cheap credit, economic prosperity, and market liquidity are driving merger and acquisition activity.
Time to Protect Against Rising Interest Rates | Spring 03 Insight
Now is the time to develop an interest rate strategy.
Turmoil Ahead for Banks | Fall 2012 Insight
Evolving regulatory and capital requirements will trigger a restructure of the banking industry.
Why Banks Won't Lend | Winter 09 Insight
Credit is scarce and the outlook is gloomy, so what can be accomplished in this economic environment?