October 25, 2018

Using an SBA Loan to Finance a Business Acquisition

When it comes to financing an acquisition, the capital obtained can come from a variety of sources. One common source is a Small Business Administration […]
February 9, 2018

Pros and Cons of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

An employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) are utilized by private equity (PE) firms and business owners as an alternative exit strategy to structure a business […]
February 5, 2018

Sinking Fund Bond Financing Programs

Investors have been attracted to sinking funds to raise capital, increase cash flow and reduce financing costs. The article will present an overview of the […]
February 2, 2018

Debt Financing — Market Overview & Trends Report

Senior debt, also known as ‘leveraged loans’ have experienced tremendous growth, and relatively steady returns over the last few years. Investors have incorporated senior debt […]
January 30, 2018

Senior Debt: General Structure and Overview

Senior debt is the most common form of debt lending in the credit market and holds the most significant share of the market. Investors incorporate […]
January 26, 2018

Surety Bonds–Overview & Characteristics

Surety bonds are regularly utilized to support the acquisition goals for independent sponsors and private equity (PE) groups alike. In recent years, PE firms have […]
January 25, 2018

Mezzanine Lending: A Strong Private Market for Financing Growth

Mezzanine financing provides alternatives to traditional capital lending and is an answer to debt managers in the credit market. As private equity transactions increase, mezzanine […]
January 23, 2018

Mezzanine Financing Options

Mezzanine financing has created opportunities for investors to secure cheaper alternatives to fund companies. The purpose of the article is to present an overview of […]
January 16, 2018

Acquisition Financing: Capital Stack & Structure Options

Acquisition financing rarely procured from a single source. The acquisition of private or public companies requires a considerable amount of borrowed funds to pay for […]
January 20, 2017

Unitranche Financing –The Global Market for Unitranche Debt

Structuring unitranche deals have gained traction in both the US and European middle market as investors and sponsors are financing more acquisitions with unitranche loans. […]