Finding Visibility

MacFadyen, Ken
July 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/6/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p10
The article explores potential solutions to the earnings visibility question covering the merger and acquisition deals market. Lawrence Golub, president of mid-market lender Golub Capital, emphasized the importance of earnings visibility stating without it, nobody can find out the worth of a business. A potential solutions cited to address the visibility question is to work with a company's existing lenders to transfer the existing debt to the a new deal.


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