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Allied Capital Makes Strategic Investment in Gordian Group

July 1, 2002

Allied Capital Corporation (NYSE:ALD) announced Friday that it has made a strategic investment in Gordian Group, a leading national provider of investment banking and financial advisory services. “Allied Capital’s investment in Gordian Group provides us with an excellent opportunity that … Read more

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Gordian Group Riffs On Confidentiality Pacts

April 1, 2002

There’s no tune so standard that gifted players can’t rework it to make it sparkle. Take that m&a warhorse, the confidentiality agreement. Usually, the requiring bidder secrecy is part of the tire-kicking process when companies are considering an acquisition. The … Read more

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Cash-Rich Seek Deals; May Emerge Mightier from Downturn

October 18, 2001

The weakening economy that’s inspiring many companies to trim down to survive is leading Corporate America’s powerhouses in the other direction: Fatten up while smaller competitors are struggling. The giants of U.S. industry, such as General Electric Co and Tyco … Read more

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Early Action Key to Surviving a Distressed M&A

June 14, 2001

Easy money is a thing of the past. Troubled companies today are more likely to find lenders (particularly secured lenders) demanding a quick sale or merger rather than extending further financing. The professionals at Gordian Group LP, a New York–based … Read more

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When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies, Find a Buyer

June 1, 2001

Doing a distressed m&a deal is like tying to sell an ice cube before it melts,” says Henry F. Owsley, a principal at boutique investment bank the Gordian Group in New York. That being the case, there are a lot … Read more

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