Food & Beverage
Retail Seafood Demand is Helping to Offset COVID-19 Foodservice Losses, but Aging Inventories are Increasing Risk
By Dean Hogencamp
In this article we look at the continued struggles of the seafood industry in foodservice and how some companies which have the capability, have pivoted quickly to meet unprecedented levels of retail demand. We also look at the complex landscape asset-based lenders must navigate to best support their seafood portfolio companies and limit their own downside risk during this crisis period.
Podcast: The audiovisual industry and the fallout of the ongoing pandemic
By Host Steve Katz, Nelson Thorpe (guest)
Nelson Thorpe, senior appraiser at Hilco Valuation Services, joins the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss the audiovisual industry and the fallout of the ongoing pandemic on the industry.
The Trailing Impacts of COVID-19 Present a Window for Small Businesses and Landlords to Seek Commercial RE Property Tax Relief in 2021
By Frank Lima
The global pandemic is having a profound impact on the fortunes and future course of commercial real estate. As the year comes to an end, one of the critical questions on the minds of commercial property owners, both large and small, pertains to the impact of COVID-19 on property tax assessment in the new year and beyond.
The Critical Interplay Between Commercial Receivables and Inventory in a Liquidation
By Buddy Beaman, Ed Zimmerlin and Adam Evans
In this article we take a look at how leveraging the power of inventory and a thorough understanding of retailer hold-backs can help ensure maximum return for accounts receivable during a liquidation. We also examine the importance of leveraging all asset classes in delivering maximum overall monetization value.
Podcast: Determining impairments despite the rebound in both equity and debt markets
By Steve Katz, John Fenn (guest)
John Fenn, Senior Managing Director of Hilco enterprise valuation services, joins Steve Katz to discuss determining impairments despite the rebound in both equity and debt markets and recommended best practices in both Enterprise evaluation and portfolio review during the ongoing pandemic.
So, is COVID-19 Good or Bad for Aftermarket Parts?
By Keith Spacapan
By the middle of November, the last of the six companies comprising the Hilco Parts Index (HPI) had reported their financial results for the third quarter. The common, albeit unexpected, refrain was “We are pleased with our results for the quarter”.
Podcast: The critical changes facing the chemical industry in the wake of the global pandemic
By Host Steve Katz, Kevin Duffy (guest)
Kevin Duffy, senior valuation director at Hilco Valuation Services joins Steve Katz to discuss the critical changes facing the chemical industry in the wake of the global pandemic and how demand levels and industries ranging from automotive to packaging are affecting that overall landscape.
The Challenging Landscape Ahead for the Energy Industry and Monetization of its Highly Specialized Assets
By Marc O’Neill
In this article we take a look at the current state of the energy industry. We explore the various factors that predisposed it to such a significant downturn in the face of the current crisis, and how the mounting second wave of COVID-19 cases is likely to impact oil producers, industry service providers and the value of their highly specialized assets in the months ahead.