Dealmaking in a Turbulent Economy: Insights from Centerbridge’s Ben Langworthy
At Tech Trek 2023, Ben Langworthy dives deep into current dealmaking trends, economic resilience, and effective investment strategies in turbulent markets.
Three Issues Alternative Fund Decision Makers Should Think About
Three major issues that should be on the mind of decision makers’ as they prepare for next year are: Regulatory scrutiny, counterparty risks and new launch landscapes.
Pass the Guac, Do You Mind If We Double Dip This Chip?
It is common for highly levered sponsor-backed companies with liquidity needs and/or upcoming maturities to engage in liability management exercises, which often includes creating a new priming tranche of secured debt (an “Uptier”) or transferring assets out of the secured collateral package (a “Drop Down”).
Convertible Debt: Low-Cost Debt Capital in a High Interest Rate Environment
The convertible debt new issue market in 2023 has been frequented by companies seeking a lower cash interest alternative to what is being offered in the high yield and investment grade debt markets.
Jefferies Is Open for New LBO Underwrites
Amid an uptick in new-issue activity, Jefferies has been the most active investment bank in underwriting new LBOs. We are an arranger on 6 of the 7 LBOs expected to come in September / October, and are Left Lead on 3 of these transactions.
Specialty Finance in 2023: Positive Momentum Amid Economic Flux
Specialty finance companies experienced positive momentum during the second quarter and summer of 2023. Sustained demand for credit from both consumers and alternative funding, along with some encouraging macroeconomic trends, drove continued growth.
The Road to Recovery: Dealmaking, AI, and New Investment Strategies
Cully Davis discusses the evolving dealmaking landscape, companies’ measured re-entry into the market, and the transformative potential of new innovations in artificial intelligence.
Sonya Brown: Shifting Consumer Trends Spur New Strategies for Founders and Investors
At Jefferies’ Private Internet Conference, growth equity leader Sonya Brown discusses evolving consumer trends, technology’s impact on e-commerce, and new opportunities in the post-COVID economy.
Jefferies’ Jason Greenberg on Dealmaking in Uncertain Times
Jason Greenberg, Co-Head of Global Technology, Media, and Telecom Investment Banking, shares insight into the current investment landscape and the challenges associated with dealmaking.
Secondaries Provide an Answer for the Primary Questions Facing GPs and LPs in 2023
Jefferies’ Private Capital Advisory team discusses tailwinds that will nudge more LPs and GPs to use secondary transactions as a tool for preserving liquidity and offering access to upside.
The Path Forward: A Healthier Startup Ecosystem Emerges
Gaurav Kittur, Global Co-Head of Internet Investment Banking, shares his perspective on challenges facing the tech ecosystem, the strategic adaptations made by startups, and emerging opportunities for growth.
What’s Driving the Automotive Aftermarket?
After another year strong performance, what comes next for one of the market’s most resilient sector?