CFOs of Middle Market Firms See Recovery in 2021
"For some companies, growth may mean a return to pre-pandemic financial performance, but most believe the deepest hardship is over."
Middle Market CFOs Pursue Aggressive 2020 Agendas
Most midsize companies are moving forward with their growth plans, despite weighty issues finance chiefs face in their respective industries.
The Two Faces of Private Equity
Host Analytics' CFO makes a case for private equity, recalibrates the software company's business focus, and sets a six-point agenda for his finance team.
The Explosion of Middle Market Lending Options
Midsized companies today enjoy broad access to private credit, but related challenges abound.
Getting Value Out of a Middle Market Investment Banker
Should business owners hire a middle market investment banker or are they better off going it alone?
Carlyle Group Buys Candle Maker for $98M
The acquisition of family-controlled Blyth adds to investment firm Carlyle's middle-market portfolio.
Goldman’s BDC Raises $120M
The tax-advantaged specialty finance company will target middle-market companies with pre-tax earnings of $5 million to $75 million.
CFO Pay Trends by Industry: Wildly Diverse
Especially notable is the disparity in finance-chief versus CEO compensation in several sectors.
Lending Where Banks Fear to Tread
Nonbank lenders and other sources of private capital will often provide financing to small and midsize companies when banks won’t.
The Red-Hot Middle-Market
Neil Wessan, group head of CIT Capital Markets, explains how the financing giant is staying disciplined in its underwriting.