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Debt Levels: Have we learned the Lessons of 2008?

Total global debt levels have reached a whopping $247 trillion as of 2018 – up from $164 trillion in January 2009 1, the time of the last financial crisis. That’s up from 213% to 318% of global GDP 2:

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Why should you care about yield curves? by Les Nemethy and Mael Rohrig

Whether you’re a business person or an ordinary citizen concerned about what’s going on in the world, the yield curve is something you should care about.

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Debt versus equity in today’s financial climate

Owners and managers of businesses always have the option of financing a business by way of either debt or equity

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Conditions Precedent Prior to Closing

A condition precedent (CP) prior to closing is a condition that must be satisfied by a party to a transaction, failing which the other party is not bound to close the transaction

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Drag Along/Tag Along Rights

“Drag Along” and “Tag Along” rights are used by investors to facilitate their exit from an investment. They are methods particularly favored by private equity firms

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Non-core assets in corporate finance transactions

Non-core assets may greatly complicate raising equity financing, finding strategic or financial partners, or selling a business.

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Do you as a business owner need a valuation?

Business owners often ask themselves whether they need a business valuation, and if so what kind of valuation is required.

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Material Adverse Change

When negotiating the purchase or sale of a company, the investor or purchaser will often insist on what is known as a Material Adverse Change (MAC) clause. This article deals with three issues related to the MAC clause

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Valuation via Discounted Cash Flow

Business owners often ask themselves whether they need a business valuation, and if so what kind of valuation is required.

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Managing risk

Everything has its risks, even getting out of bed in the morning. But that is no excuse for not getting out of bed at all…

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