Podcast: SBA-Best Practices in Debtor Workouts and Note Sales
By Hollis Carter, Steve Katz (host)
Hollis Carter, a 23-year veteran with the SBA and a Hilco Strategic Alliance partner, discusses the advantages of debtor workouts versus foreclosures. He also covers the major impediments to debtor workouts, as well as situations where a note sale is likely the most appropriate collection strategy.
Podcast: Factors Impacting the 2021 Class 8 Truck Market
By Brian Courcier, Steve Katz (host)
Brian Courcier, Senior Vice President of Hilco’s Transportation and Construction Advisory, discusses how factors such as the current semiconductor chip manufacturing shortage and ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, have driven changes in auction practices and impacted the Class 8 truck market.
Automotive Aftermarket ‘Pleased’ with Q2 Results
By Keith Spacapan
In a word, the Automotive Aftermarket is “pleased” with its second-quarter results. We experienced our first normal winter weather in three years and the industry is benefiting. For the six companies that comprise the Hilco Parts Index (the Index), net sales were $69.8 billion for the twelve months ending with the second quarter of 2021.
Podcast: Outlook for Electrification of the Auto Industry
By Keith Spacapan, Steve Katz (host)
Keith Spacapan, Vice President of Hilco's Automotive Practice, discusses plans by global auto manufacturers for continued aggressive expansion of their electric offerings, as well as the technologies that are competing for dominance in the market right now.
Podcast: Forestry Product Demand and Industry Challenges
By Jesse Marzouk, Steve Katz (host)
Jesse Marzouk, Senior Vice President and Forestry Product Specialist at Hilco Global, discusses how pandemic driven changes in consumer preferences and behavior are impacting demand across forestry product markets and how an industry challenged by continued resource limitations is now responding.
Podcast: The Reshaping of Home Furnishings Demand and Purchase Behavior
By Matt Perry, Steve Katz (host)
Matt Perry, Senior Valuation Director at Hilco Valuation Services, speaks about how the pandemic has shaped demand and consumer purchase behavior in the home furnishings market and how expected developments across the supply chain are likely to impact the industry for the final two quarters of 2021.
Podcast: Helping a Major Auto Parts Wholesaler/Retailer in Mexico
By Samuel Suchowiecky, Steve Katz (host)
Samuel Suchowiecky, CEO of Hilco Global Mexico, discusses the complexities associated with starting up a large-scale division or branch of a business in Mexico, particularly as an extension of a company based outside that country.