Liam Ahearn Posts and Media Coverage

Restructuring With Debt Spring-Backs and Spring-Downs Part 2, Co-Authored by Gordian Partners | The Deal

The following Op Ed, “”Restructuring With Debt Spring-Backs and Spring-Downs”” is Part Two of a two-part series in The Deal and was written by Gordian Group LLC president Peter Kaufman, partner David Herman and managing director Liam Ahearn.

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Never Let a Capital Structure Crisis Go to Waste Part 1, Co-Authored by Gordian Partners | The Deal

The following Op Ed, “Never Let a Capital Structure Crisis Go to Waste” is Part One of a two-part series and was written by Gordian Group LLC president Peter Kaufman, partner David Herman and managing director Liam Ahearn.

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Cost of Capital. The Past, Present and Future? | Part 4

In Part 4 of our Cost of Capital series, we take a closer look at the dichotomy between inflation and interest rates. We discuss how easy monetary policy and a “cash is trash” mindset have resulted in a decade of declining credit and equity risk premia. A return to reality in the relationship between inflation and interest rates could have a negative effect on asset valuations.

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Cost of Capital. The Past, Present and Future? | Part 3

Part 3 in our Cost of Capital series considers potential monetary and fiscal policies to combat rising inflation and the inequality created by a decade of quantitative easing. The effect on the cost of capital of these policies and the implications for asset prices (both equity and fixed income) will likely be painful for investors.

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Inflationary Trends Continue | Gordian Perspectives for May 2021

Related to our ongoing series on the cost of capital, we wanted to highlight notes from a recent webcast with James Grant, founder and editor of the Interest Rate Observer.  Grant makes several salient points regarding inflationary trends in the US and the impact the Federal Reserve’s necessary response will have on U.S. markets. 

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Cost of Capital. The Past, Present and Future? | Part 2

Part 2 in our Cost of Capital series examines the implications of rising inflation on the cost of capital, including an historic look at equity performance in the 1960s and 1970s. This was a period when high inflation increased the cost of capital and equity returns languished despite improving corporate profitability.

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

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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COVID-19 Update | Gordian Emergency Contact Information

COVID-19 Update Gordian Group’s office in New York is currently open, but with strict COVID protocols in place. In case of an administrative emergency, please contact Judy Yu at jwy@gordiangroup.com or 917-941-6070. In case of marketing requests, please contact Leslie Glassman at ljg@gordiangroup.com. For client and other matters, contact information for Gordian Group Partners and Managing Directors is…

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Mendocino Hires Gordian for Strategic Additional Financing

Mendocino Hires Gordian for Strategic Additional Financing UKIAH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mendocino Brewing Company, Inc. (“Mendocino”) (OTCQB:MENB), a leading international craft brewer, announced today it has retained Gordian Group, LLC, a leading independent investment banking firm, to raise additional financing for the Company. Chairman Vijay Mallya said, “We are very interested in supporting our fine products…

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Press Release: Proposed Chapter 11 363 Sale of Thornton & Company, Inc. Assets to Axxom LLC; Subject to Overbid at Auction

Proposed Chapter 11 363 Sale of Thornton & Company, Inc. Assets to Axxom LLC; Subject to Overbid at Auction Polymer resin broker agrees to sell substantially all assets to Axxom LLC for $3.7 million; Competing Qualified Bids to be accepted through November 19 SOUTHINGTON, Conn., Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Thornton & Co., Inc. (“TCI” or…

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Press Release: Thornton & Company, Inc. Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

Thornton & Company, Inc. Seeks Bankruptcy Protection NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On August 10, 2015, Thornton & Company, Inc. (“TCI” or “Company”), a leading international distributor, trader and wholesaler of plastic resins, providing a full offering of polyethylene and polypropylene products, based in Southington, Connecticut, filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 in…

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