Middle Market Sees New Players, Stays Steady

March 2007
High Yield Report;3/26/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p1
The article reports on the impact of competition to the services offered by lower-middle-market firms in the U.S. Due to competition, several firms provided one-stop financing shops that finance both the senior and subordinated debt together. According to Praesidian Capital Investors' managing partner Neil Marks, the so-called financing services tend not to target the company's market but provides a higher multiple leverage than the other companies.


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