CapitalEyes is a complimentary, bi-monthly e-newsletter from Bank of America Business Capital that helps mid-size and large businesses and their advisors stay informed about developments in leveraged finance.
Lenders remain hopeful, despite 2012's bumpy road
Despite the year starting off strongly, it ended with more uncertainty than ever. Still, lenders and factors took 2012's challenges in stride by exploring new markets and expanding their product offerings. Learn more »
Summer scorcher: Will US bond markets continue their heat into winter?
Bond investors continue to snap up corporate debt in favor of nearly zero return U.S. securities. The robust high-yield debt market had ramifications for the asset-based lending (ABL) market as well; in particular as it relates to the mergers and acquisitions markets. Deals are matching up high-yield bonds with ABL as an attractive form of enacting buyouts. Since the summer high, there has been somewhat of a breathing spell, but the benefits of combining ABL, senior debt structure with high yield bonds continues to be an attractive alternative. Learn more »
RSC Chemical Solutions - Protecting Charlotte's manufacturing engine
RSC Chemical Solutions has grown over the past eight decades from its sole focus of radiator repair products into manufacturing a multitude of chemical solutions. The company has grown domestically and globally, with more than 1,600 customers in 81 countries. A Bank of America Business Capital client since 2007, the company has relied on its broad relationship with the bank to support its progress. Learn more »
What business should do to restore U.S. competitiveness
In this FORTUNE/CNN Money feature, Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin offer insights from a Harvard Business School project on U.S. competitiveness, examining how business can lead in restoring U.S. competitiveness. Three key approaches include: Pursue Productivity, Build the Commons and the Business, and Rein In Self-Interest. Learn more »
Recent Asset-Based Financial Solutions (Jan./Feb. 2013)
See some examples of how Bank of America Business Capital is helping provide working capital solutions, innovative ideas and practical advice to its clients, such as the recent $100 million Asset Based refinancing for Haggar, Inc. and the $45 million working capital loan to Safariland, a manufacturer of protective apparel and products. Visit the Deals & Transactions section of our web site for more examples in action. Learn more »