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Fuse on the “debt time bomb” extended

In the August 30 Commentary, we put out a call for chemical companies to refinance their debt now at favorable rates: “Today there is no excuse for a company not to push oput its debt maturities. Interest rates are at record lows, and financing is available – even to those companies without the most stellar […]

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It’s time to deal and refinance!

With interest rates scraping the depths and businesses hoarding record amounts of cash on their balance sheets, the time is ripe to make acquisitions as well as refinance debt to push out maturities. While refinancing debt at low rates is a no-brainer, there are plenty of pitfalls in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) game. Already […]

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