Middle-Market Trends

Fed’s Main Street Loans Offer Broad Relief Without Clear Path

While new lending facilities target a broader range of businesses and have fewer restrictions on private equity backing, they still leave a lot to be desired.

PE Fundraising Outlook Fuzzy as LPs Contend with Coronavirus Disruption

LP investors are taking to heart lessons from previous downturns as they evaluate their private equity commitments and chart a path forward.

Another Busy Year for Health Care

Health care remains an active sector for middle-market leveraged finance, with interest spread across a broad spectrum of subsectors.

Pot Stirs up Private Equity Interest

The evolving legal landscape and maturation of the cannabis industry have generated new interest and raised questions about where and when PE firms can get involved.

The COVID-19 Era Calls for a New Approach to Business Development

As middle-market dealmaking has slowed drastically, private equity and investment banking firms are in need of evolved approaches to business development, marketing and communications.