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Loves Furniture Files for Bankruptcy After Purchasing Art Van Stores

Loves Furniture & Mattress, a brand new furniture realtor that opened its doors less than a year ago, filed for Chapter 11...

PE Firms See Fewest Distressed Assets of 2020 During Q4

The U.S. economy continued to show signs of a late-year recovery. After greatly suffering in the spring from the initial shock of...
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Distressed Assets Report: November 2020

Private equity firms have reason to celebrate this holiday season. For the third consecutive month, portfolio companies have seen fewer distressed assets.
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Distressed Assets Report: October 2020

As bleak as the economy has been during the COVID-19 pandemic, October brought good news for private equity-owned companies. October marks the...
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Telestream has Acquired Media Archiving Specialist, EcoDigital

Media processing vendor, Telestream, LLC, announced earlier this week that it has acquired Media archiving specialist, EcoDigital, Inc. Telestream acquired the company...
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The PE Industry Reveals its Insurance Knowledge in New Research

Private equity firms’ knowledge of the insurance market and strategic use of cover remains relatively limited, according to research from Gallagher. The...

PE Firms See 100 Fewer Distressed Assets in Q3 than Q2

The U.S. economy continues to suffer from the COVID-19 pandemic. But as bankruptcies and defaults continue to pile up, private equity firms...

Distressed Asset Report: August 2020

As the U.S. economy continues to feel the wrath of COVID-19, companies continue to falter. More private equity-owned companies received a distressed...

Distressed Asset Report: July 2020

As the summer heat picked up, defaults and distressed ratings cooled down. Just two private equity-owned companies ended July...
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Apollo Global Management Rebounds in the Second Quarter

Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) bounced back to a more profitable status in the second quarter after reporting a net income...

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Fed’s Rosengren Shows Support for Biden’s Stimulus Proposal

Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Jan. 15 that President Joe Biden's proposed stimulus plan is much needed for an...

New SPAC ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. to Help Combat Climate Change

ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. has filed paperwork with the SEC registering 25 million units to trade on the NASDAQ. These filings...

Challenges in Life Sciences: What 2020 Meant for This Industry

When we compare life sciences and healthcare to other industries, the strategy in the former is much more fragmented. The pricing practices are also relatively unbalanced while the product cycle is quite long as well.

Tencent Music Group Acquires Lazy Audio

Tencent Music Group (NYSE: TME) announced on Friday Jan. 15 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lazy Audio....

New High Yield Bond Ratings January 18 – January 22, 2021

At least 15 companies received revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of January 18 - January 22, 2021. These...

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Google Offers a One-Stop-Shop for Financial Services With New Google Pay App

Google Pay received a significant update the week of Nov. 16 as it introduced the Google Pay App, which focuses on personal...

Tencent Music Group Acquires Lazy Audio

Tencent Music Group (NYSE: TME) announced on Friday Jan. 15 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lazy Audio....

Simon Property Group Looks to Transform Itself, Malls, and Retail

Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group has frequently appeared in both financial and retail industry news over recent weeks. Following the...

Gulfport Energy Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy with $2.5 Billion in Debt

Gulfport Energy Corporation, which owns and operates oil and gas properties within the Louisiana Gulf Coast, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in...

JC Penney Emerges from Bankruptcy in Time for the Holiday Season

JC Penney emerged from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy on Dec. 7, 2020, just in time for the holiday season rush. The 118-year-old retailer...