Graying of America Explains Labor Market Tightness; Recession Likely On Tap for Early ‘24
David Zervos is skeptical the Fed will be able to quickly declare victory over inflation and expects that a solid economic outlook should translate to a more restrictive Fed, for a longer duration.
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”).
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.
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.
Acquiring a Stressed Company Trading Below Its Net Cash Balance As an Alternative Source of Financing
Economic headwinds led to depressed equity valuations across the De-SPAC universe. Are these now viable acquisitions for public companies seeking alternative financing?