Category: Turnaround Management

Reflections on a COVID-19 Capital Raise

Finding the right partner to raise capital for a refinancing always has its challenges, but in the midst of COVID-19, those challenges have become more numerous and severe. Bayard Hollingsworth of Phoenix Management Services explains some of the considerations lenders and borrowers must focus on in this environment by looking back at a successful transaction made during the pandemic.

Read the Fine Print: May Jobs Report Paints Inaccurate Picture of Unemployment Rate

The May jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was surprisingly strong judging from the headline numbers. As Michael Eisenband of FTI Consulting explains, a more thorough reading of the report shows that the unemployment rate was not entirely accurate. He points out the discrepancies and explains how this “economic happy talk” could lead to painful results in the long-term.

The Other Side: Considerations for the Post-Pandemic Economy

Regardless of when the economy reopens, businesses need to contend with a slew of factors to ensure they succeed on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim Bowie, William H. Henrich and Frederick Langer of Getzler Henrich and Associates go through some of the most important elements to consider, including demand, inventory and the supply chain.