View from the Mezzanine: How Structured Finance Can Spur Growth for Middle Market Companies

A structured capital strategy, combining debt and equity securities, can give smaller businesses more flexibility in the current lending environment where traditional bank finance remains constrained and restrictive. David Bainbridge explains how this approach can spur growth for middle market companies.

Paul Hastings Adds Structured Finance Partners

Paul Hastings announced that Scott Faga and Eugene Ferrer have joined the firm as structured finance partners in New York and Washington, DC.

Kramer Joins Ares Management as Portfolio Manager

Ares Management said it appointed Jeffrey Kramer as a portfolio manager in the firm’s Capital Markets Group. He joins Ares from Goldman Sachs’ Special Situations Group.

Fitch: Risk Assets Remain Prominent in U.S. Triparty Repo

Fitch said its analysis of data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that as of April 9 almost $300 billion in nongovernment securities were financed through the U.S. triparty repo market, a level that has remained relatively constant over the past few months.