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BGL Annual Debt Market Update – More Opportunistic Environment for M&A
2017 could be a pivotal year if pro-business policy changes under the Trump administration are enacted, with themes of fiscal stimulus, lower taxes, and less regulation representing potential tailwinds for the middle market. Lender sentiment…
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BGL Annual Debt Market Update – Hitting a Plateau, Can Lenders Get More Aggressive?
The credit markets remain open, and leverage appetite is robust for companies with attractive credit profiles. In our annual roundtable of middle market lenders, participants revealed a sentiment of cautious optimism, underscored by the expectation…
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BGL Annual Debt Market Update – Where’s the Peak?
Scarcity and abundance are themes fueling a robust middle market lending environment. Structures are back to 2007 levels as wary lenders eye a cycle peak. Excess liquidity is expected to keep the credit markets aggressive…
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BGL Semiannual Debt Market Update: Waiting to Exhale
The supply demand imbalance persists in a still lackluster M&A market, which has lenders pulling on all levers to compete. Higher leverage is pushing up purchase multiples in a seller’s market, especially for high quality…
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BGL Semiannual Debt Market Update – Got Deals? Pitchbook Research
The market is in a hangover from the flurry of activity driven by the threat of tax changes. Sponsor buyout and dividend activity is light, and private company activity is sparse. Around those deals that…
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BGL Special Report, Lenders are Ready and Waiting
Quality companies are garnering attractive valuations as increased equity contributions and loosening debt packages fill the gap. However, uncertainty in the economic and political climate is reining in aggressive behavior and is seemingly the gatekeeper…
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BGL Special Report – Dynamic Market for Deal Making in 2013
2013 promises to be a dynamic year for middle market deal making, with excess capital and changes in the political and economic climate expected to spur transaction activity. In this edition of Inside the Middle…
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BGL Inside the Middle Market – June 2010
The BGL Middle Market Insider is a monthly publication that discusses valuation and financing trends and topics of interest in the middle market.  All signs point to a deal market on the mend. Hungry buyers…
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BGL Special Report
The Middle Market: Thoughtful, but Active spacer Brown Gibbons Lang & Company today announced the release of a special publication “State of Middle Market Financing in the U.S.” Since our April survey of capital providers,…
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BGL Special Report
The Middle Market: Great Expectations Q1 ’12 brought big budgets and big aspirations and the expectation of a blockbuster year for M&A. Instead, volume has been less than robust, fueling a highly competitive market, as…
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