A Dual Master/Substitute Servicing Structure Helps Yield Optimal Outcomes Right From the Start
By Samuel Suchowiecky
This second article in a two-part series explores the importance of engaging a qualified and proven partner within the Mexico market to serve as both master and substitute servicer from the start, as a means of ensuring continuity and limiting downside risk over the life of an investment.
Podcast: Rising Consumer Debt and Its Impact on Businesses and Creditors
By Adam Evans, Steve Katz (Host)
On this podcast we address some of the domestic and global factors driving inflation and higher consumer debt levels, take a look at how receivables portfolios may be affected, and review steps that businesses and lenders can take to monitor ongoing developments and minimize risk.
Podcast: Why Retailers Should Make Tough Decisions Now Rather Than Pushing Them Out
By Ian Fredericks, Steve Katz (host)
From shoring up liquidity to conducting SKU rationalization, enhancing technology and shifting the business mindset regarding “winning” at e-commerce, this podcast addresses steps retailers should strongly consider undertaking now given the market outlook for 2023.
Should You Really Sell Your Company?
By Sheon Karol
This article addresses the importance of positioning a company for sale by tailoring a strategy designed to convey its distinctive qualities, clearly articulate its value proposition and seek out buyers for whom the business has value beyond a mechanical EBITDA calculation.
Podcast: As Profitability Challenges Persist in the Cannabis Market More Real Estate and M&E Buying Opportunities Emerge
By John Satter, Steve Katz (host)
This article discusses developments in the Cannabis industry, including how fierce competition and lower than anticipated levels of profitability in some markets are creating unexpected market entry and asset acquisition opportunities for 2023.
Liquidity Risk Management
Podcast: Why Managing Liquidity Risk Proactively is Always a Good Idea
By Rob Wilson, Steve Katz (host)
On this podcast we discuss the importance of proactive liquidity risk management planning for small- to medium-sized companies and dive into details including due diligence, stress testing and proper structuring of an associated policy framework.
Podcast: What Lenders Should Know With Demand For Horticulture/Nursery products on the Rise
By Gary Dressler, Steve Katz (host)
On this podcast we cover recent developments in the wholesale horticulture/nursery industry, the unique challenges that the “living and growing” nature of the inventory presents to those up and down the supply chain, and the structuring of distinct selling period advancement rates and other important considerations for lenders with portfolio exposure to the industry.