DEBT AND M&A MARKETS AMID COVID-19

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    Debt and M&A Markets Amid COVID-19

    Meridian Capital recently surveyed multiple debt providers at all levels (commercial banks, non-bank direct lenders, private debt investors) to understand the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on lending appetite and availability.

    KEY INSIGHTS

    • Non-bank lenders positioned to see increased opportunities as risk tolerance decreases for commercial banks
    • Tightening lending standards and increasing cost of debt across the board
    • Pipeline of acquisition financing opportunities drying up as M&A processes are put on hold or postponed
    • Lenders remain committed to current clients
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