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Gordian Perspectives for February 2021

February 12, 2021
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In the aftermath of the Great Recession, governments have actively depressed bond yields and inflated bond prices.  Unfortunately, most market manipulations ultimately meet a messy end.  If and when this particular manipulation goes the way of all flesh, yields will rise and bond investors will lose money.  Bonds would stop being effective investment instruments, and become “Certificates of Confiscation”.

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Gordian on Leveraging Market Uncertainty in Restructuring Private Equity Investments | Journal of Corporate Renewal

February 2, 2021
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Gordian Group’s David Herman, Peter Kaufman and Liam Ahearn recently penned an article for the Journal of Corporate Renewal (JCR)…

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Discussion: Opportunity Zone Fund Investments. Are They Right for Family Offices?

January 9, 2021
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What is an Opportunity Zone and what are the investment opportunities and the potential tax advantages to investors and family offices?

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Modern Monetary Theorists. The Ghosts of Inflation Past?

January 5, 2021
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Unlike Scrooge’s deceased business partner, Marley, we don’t believe that inflation has met the same fate.  It is subdued, but lives.  Despite the contentions of Modern Monetary Theorists (MMT), we disagree that the US can continue printing money without consequences.

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Biden’s Heavy Load

December 3, 2020
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In the aftermath of the November elections, we thought it worthwhile to revisit the economic and market risks Biden is facing. Plus, The pandemic is far from over, but COVID’s shattering effects on consumer behavior will be with us for a very long time to come.

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Panel: Gordian Group President Peter Kaufman Participates in Mergermarket Energy M&A Forum 2020

December 2, 2020
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Mergermarket Energy M&A Forum 2020 | Oil & Gas Consolidation Panel   Peter S. Kaufman and other professionals in the Oil & Gas arena discuss Oil & Gas Consolidation at Mergermarket’s Energy M&A, December 3 at 4:15pm ET. Click HERE … Read more

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Prognosis for Distressed Healthcare Companies

November 19, 2020
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Expert analysis on best practices for distressed healthcare companies to streamline operations & for buyers looking to acquire them.

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Gordian Group President Peter Kaufman – Revlon Avoids Bankruptcy | New York Post

November 12, 2020
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Revlon Confirms It Has Reached a Deal to Avoid Bankruptcy November 12, 2020 By Josh Kosman Revlon said Thursday it has closed a debt-exchange with creditors including billionaire Carl Icahn that will save the company from bankruptcy. Confirming an exclusive Wednesday report … Read more

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Gordian Group President Peter Kaufman – On Restructuring and Bondholders | New York Post

November 9, 2020
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Ron Perelman’s Revlon plagued by $90M in mystery bondholders November 9, 2020 By Josh Kosman Revlon is supposed to be known for its vanishing creams, not its disappearing bondholders. Ron Perelman’s Revlon is in a major tussle with lenders over some … Read more

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Report From the Front: Private Equity Restructuring in the COVID Era

October 7, 2020
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Private equity restructuring during a pandemic. Themes, trends and outcomes focused on protecting shareholder and owners interests.

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