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Mid Year 2021 Lending Markets Update for Middle Market C-Suite Executives

In the first of a regular new series looking at lending conditions for middle market companies, we take a jargon-free look at the credit markets. We find that the highly competitive loan markets of Q4 2019 are back with a vengeance as banks and non bank lenders look...
By Rob Budden
Markets

Navigating the Maze of the Middle Market Lenders

While some US middle-market companies are still finding lending markets tough, others are being welcomed with improving lending conditions as the US economy emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic. The key challenge for all, however, is finding the right solution among a...
By Rob Budden, Editor
Markets

The Current State of Lending: We’re Open for Business, But…

Early February was mostly business as usual—borrowers were healthy with predictable cash flows, asset valuations were reliable, equity markets were up, and competition among lenders was as fierce as ever. However, there was faint background noise of people getting...
By Rocky Gor
Markets

As a CFO You Can’t Afford to Be In the Dark

Just as every aspect of our personal lives has changed with the immediacy and efficiency of the internet, the same potential exists for business. The internet has truly facilitated the expansion of and ability to participate in a global economy. However, while many...
By Rocky Gor