CIT: Private Equity Interest in Retail Remains High

Burt Feinberg, president of CIT Commercial & Industrial Finance, shares observations on private equity interest in retail that believe the sector can offer the opportunity to achieve scalable growth.

Private Equity Change Favors Strongest Firms

A shift in the private equity industry is reportedly benefiting the strongest firms while forcing others to make concessions to attract new money.

Improving Landscape in Private Equity — Keeping An Eye on Upcoming Growth

The author explains why private equity firms can expect deal volume to increase this year, valuations to remain high and acquisitions to fuel corporate growth as the economy sputters along.

ACG NY Emerging Professionals Reception

The next generation of industry movers & shakers are invited to join ACG NY for a night of networking and cocktails. For any Associate or VP-level members involved in M&A, Private Equity, or related transactional firms or service providers in the Tri-State area, come gather in our own private area at the Time/Life Building Rooftop to make […]

Alvarez & Marsal Adds Geringer as Senior Healthcare Executive

Alvarez & Marsal hired Steve Geringer to lead A&M Healthcare Industry Group’s private equity services as a managing director. Geringer previously served as CEO of Infuscience and director of CCRx Pharmaceutical Services.

CMF Associates Adds Khurjekar as Director

CMF Associates hired Harshad Khurjekar as director of the Financial and Operational Consulting group in New York City.

Fitch: PE Firms May Seek New Bank Exit Plans in ’13

Fitch Ratings said rising bank regulatory costs, a persistently low interest rate environment and week equity valuations may force increasing numbers of private equity firms with investments in U.S. banks to consider alternatives to traditional exit strategies in 2013.

Uncertainty Rules the Markets –— We’ve Seen This Movie Before And It Feels Like It Keeps Running In A Continual Loop.

There are many factors contributing to an economic malaise that we can’t seem to shake. Nonetheless, there are, quietly, significant improvements in our domestic economic fundamentals that suggest that U.S. companies are positioned to take advantage of the economic recovery.

What Every Finance Professional and CFO Needs to Know Now and Into 2012

Now that we have all lived through the credit crisis and are still around to talk about it, where do we go from here? What do finance professionals and CFOs need to know in order to navigate the U.S. financing and capital markets now and in 2012? Monroe Capital’s Ted Koenig addresses three important areas of concern going forward.

Ready to Stretch? Private Equity Investors Demand Creativity & Flexibility From Middle-Market Lenders

Having weathered the ravages of the last two years, some businesses are stronger than ever and are now experiencing unprecedented and growing EBITDA margins. At the same time, acquisition-hungry private equity investors are ready to do business with owners who are anxious for an exit. As a result, purchase prices of such businesses are escalating and will test the limits of secured financing as a new pricing paradigm emerges. Are lenders ready to stretch?