Insights

Will Limited Partners Have Limited Understanding?

March 23, 2020

Will Limited Partners Have Limited Understanding? Advising Private Equity Firms in This Crisis We are going through tumultuous, uncharted times.  Many Private Equity firms are being pressed to come up with a coherent battle plan with incomplete and constantly-changing information. … Read more

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Private Equity in the Time of Coronavirus

March 17, 2020

Private Equity in the Time of Coronavirus Advising Private Equity Firms in This Crisis The past couple of weeks have been game-changing.  The Coronavirus pandemic, the prospect of a full-blown recession and an earthquake in the capital markets have precipitated … Read more

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Gordian Perspectives for February 2020

March 6, 2020

Family Offices and direct investment in middle market deals. Does big oil have a do-or-die decade ahead because of climante change? And, are we in a “valuation bubble”?

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Ways Private Equity Firms Can Deal With Distressed Debt

February 27, 2020

Real world scenarios that private equity firms can consider when navigating a distressed debt situation in a portfolio company.

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Energy Sector in a Financial Crisis. Déjà Vu All Over Again

February 20, 2020

The energy sector is facing disruption and innovation. In this post we provide some insights on the challenges facing the exploration and production market.

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Gordian Perspectives for January 2020

February 6, 2020

The number of overleveraged companies that recognize they may have intractable debt problems is increasing and will we see an increase in hospital bankruptcies?

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Distressed Debt Trading Prices and PE Firms

January 28, 2020

A portfolio company’s distressed debt trading prices can be a cause of concern for a PE firm. Research, due diligence & assumptions need to be re-examined.

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Distressed Debt: Crisis or Opportunity?

January 20, 2020

Distressed debt is a sign of a corporate financial crisis but could represent an investment opportunity. What’s the cause and where are the opportunities?

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Gordian Perspectives for December 2019

January 6, 2020

Distressed oil producers buying time if prices increase; $120B in debt facing energy producers and bad bankruptcy advice for CFOs

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Distressed Debt Risks and Costs for PE Firms

December 23, 2019

The potential distressed debt risks and costs that private equity firms need to think about if they have a portfolio company in trouble.

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Gordian Perspectives for November 2019

December 2, 2019

Toxic Debt and it’s impact on infrastructure, the retail apocalypse and restructuring versus bankruptcy and the “default” canary in a coal mine.

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Distressed Debt and Private Equity Firms

November 22, 2019

Distressed debt can be an advantage for private equity firms and they can leverage these situations within their portfolio companies.

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