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Intellectual Property
Best Practices for Valuation, Assertion and Monetization of Technology Patent Assets

By Gillian McColgan

There was a time, not so long ago, when tangible assets comprised the vast majority of a company’s total value. A business’ equipment, real estate and other holdings were indeed its strongest suits in securing access to working capital and ensuring liquidity. While this remains the case today for most small- and medium-sized companies, we find that among large corporations, intangible assets including intellectual property (IP) now hold the lion’s share of value.

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Real Estate
Podcast: COVID-19's Impact on the Fortunes and Future Course of Commercial Real Estate in the U.S. Market

By Frank Lima, Steve Katz (Host)

Frank Lima, Managing Director of Hilco's Property Tax Advisory practice, joins the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss the profound impact that COVID-19 is having on the fortunes and future course of commercial real estate in the U.S. market.

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Auctions
Auction Theory and Its Application to the Monetization of Business Assets

By Rafael Gonzalez

This past fall, Stanford University economists Robert B. Wilson and Paul R. Milgrom were awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize for Economics based upon their contributions for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats. According to the prize committee, “Their discoveries have benefitted sellers, buyers and taxpayers around the world.” Impressively, each began their efforts in fundamental theory, and were able to advance their work to a level of real world application.

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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.

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Audiovisual
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.

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Real Estate
Podcast: 504 Liquidation best practices

By Steve Katz, Hollis Carter (guest)

Hollis Carter, 23-year veteran with SBA and a Hilco strategic alliance partner, joins Steve Katz to discuss 504 Liquidation best practices.

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Real Estate
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.

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Receivables
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.

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Enterprise Valuation
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.

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