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FinalCut: JPMorgan-Led Group Ups J.C. Penney Borrowing Capacity

ABF Journal illustrator Jerry Gonzalez shares his interpretation of J.C. Penney increasing its borrowing capacity by $100 million through a 27-bank lender group led by JPMorgan.

Fair Market or Value in Use? — GM and the Valuation of Collateral

Although the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of General Motors has all but vanished from the headlines, it is still making waves with an interesting and deceptively simple decision on the valuation of a secured creditor’s collateral.

Guess What? Ninth Circuit Splits with Fourth Circuit in Ruling on Involuntary Petition Against Guess Founder Marciano

The Marciano decision is an important ruling for creditors that may be considering an involuntary petition. As Lesley Hawes explains, there is limited reported case law addressing involuntary petitions, and this decision creates an easy-to-follow, bright-line test for determining whether a petitioning creditor with a judgment that is on appeal but not stayed has a claim that satisfies the requirements of §303(b)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code.

Import/Export Factoring — Going Where Traditional Financial Service Firms Fear to Tread

Over the past five years, the import/export sector expanded significantly. However, traditional financing tools available to small businesses in this arena continue to shrink, leaving behind a marketplace opportunity with enormous potential for import/export trade finance and factoring firms.

Speed is of the Essence… Rapid Execution to Restore or Enhance Profitability

Today’s corporate restructuring initiatives need to move ahead as quickly as possible to effect permanent improvements. Conway MacKenzie’s Tim Stallkamp discusses corporate functions that, when tackled swiftly and pragmatically, can lead to sustainable results that are fundamental to a turnaround.

Monroe Capital’s Koenig — Middle Market Thought Leader of the Year

ABF Journal contributing editor Howard Brod Brownstein catches up with Ted Koenig, president & CEO of Monroe Capital LLC, who was recently named the “2012 Middle Market Thought Leader of the Year” by The Alliance of Mergers & Acquisition Advisors and Grant Thornton.