Perseverance, Caution & Creativity: Reaping Rewards When Money Rules the Day

Five industry executives weigh in with ABF Journal contributor Lisa Miller on the current ABL marketplace. They share their thoughts on 2015 performance, cash flow loans, supply and demand, M&A, alternative lenders and provide an outlook for the year ahead.

Third Quarter 2015 Capital Markets Outlook: Commentary and Perspectives

Fifth Street Asset Management provides a Q3/2015 Capital Markets Outlook. Although middle market deal flow has been low this year, Fifth Street observes that select lenders, especially those with a direct origination platform, saw a pickup in activity heading into September.

October 2015

October 2015
Turnaround Management
Vol. 13, No. 7

Capital One Acquires GE Capital’s Healthcare Finance Unit

ABF Journal illustrator Jerry Gonzalez provides his take on Capital One’s purchase of GE Capital’s Healthcare Finance unit, a transaction valued at approximately $9 billion.

Secured Lenders Beware: Credit Bid Minimization Trend Creates Uncertainty

Attorney Kenneth D. Peters examines the current trend of limiting the credit bidding rights of secured creditors. To protect lien interests, he encourages properly perfecting assets on the front end of deals, and being aware of the unfair uncertainty of lender lien rights on the back end in bankruptcy.

Social Impact Investing: Bridging the Gap Between Capitalism & Altruism

Planet Experts’ Pierce Nahigyan catches up with Don Shaffer, president and CEO of RSF Social Finance, a non-profit enterprise building a financial platform to empower social enterprises that benefit not only the bottom line but the Earth and society as a whole. This altruistic capitalism appeals to an emerging generation of conscientious investors.

An Industry in Transition: Turnaround Managers Adapting to Change

Howard Brod Brownstein talks with five active turnaround industry leaders to gauge the current climate of the industry. They discuss adaptation strategies, turnaround forecasts, bankruptcy avoidance and pinpoint the industries where turnaround activity remains strong.

The Small and Swift Advantage — Hana Business Capital Serves the Lower Middle Market at Light Speed

Newly appointed chief risk officer, Albert D. Perez shares the threefold process that Hana Business Capital plans to employ in its quest to cater to the underserved lower middle market. Thanks to the small size, depth of knowledge and experience of his team, Perez says Hana has decision making speed unrivaled by competitors.

The Benefits of Branding: Unlocking a Vital Tool in the Turnaround Arsenal

Branding expert Ilan Geva explores the often overlooked importance of branding in a turnaround, citing key takeaways from the recent turnaround efforts of recognizable brands including RadioShack, McDonald’s, Blackberry and Twinkies.

September 2015

September 2015
Vol. 13, No. 6