Robert D. Katz of EisnerAmper takes a broad look at the current lending environment during the COVID-19 pandemic and outlines pressure points, advantages and opportunities.
As the New Year begins, I am becoming more enlightened than ever about the growing proportion of arrogance in our profession. Walking out of some meetings, I feel like I have entered the Twilight Zone, where I am not sure I understand the thinking and logic of the others at the meeting or how conclusions may have been reached. Despite that situation, I have come across a few others that give us the greatest feelings of hope, fulfillment and satisfaction. To kick off 2020, here is a taste of both outcomes.
A strong sense of right and wrong is critical to restructuring a company in a way that benefits all stakeholders. Yet turnaround professional Robert Katz sees “shades of gray” becoming more prevalent and having a negative impact on the industry. He shares examples of these unsavory situations and points out ethical paths to avoid them.
When a borrower has been underperforming — or performing better than projected — the need to find a new lender may arise, which creates a unique opportunity on both sides. Robert D. Katz, president of Executive Sounding Board Associates, walks us through the many considerations attendant to either scenario, whether borrower or lender.
Martin I. Katz and Executive Sounding Board Associates announced he will step aside from active leadership of the company. Robert D. Katz will assume the reins as president; Michael DuFrayne will take over as CEO.
Executive Sounding Board Associates announced it recently received two awards, including the Turnaround Professional of the Year Award, which was presented to managing director Robert D. Katz, at the 2013 M&A Advisors Turnaround Awards.
Despite ongoing economic concern throughout the U.S., Robert Katz and Marc Levee offer their thoughts on identifying opportunities to make 2013 profitable and prosperous. No question times might be tough, but your level of creativity will be one of the biggest differences between a mediocre or dazzling new year.