Small Businesses: Consider Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs)

  |  July 13, 2020

In the distress of the pandemic, one source of economic aid may not be getting enough attention from small businesses: the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). Like a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, the EIDL is provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration. In an interview, REDW Principal Brian Foltyn provides some quick, essential highlights about EIDLs. Read more.
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Distressed M&A in a Pandemic: Considerations for Private Equity

  |  June 25, 2020

Detailed and rigorous due diligence has always been key to a successful acquisition, but now is a critical component in valuing a target with some confidence. Even before the coronavirus sent the global economy into a tailspin, private equity funds were training their focus inward on creating value for their portfolio companies and signaling more interest in distressed investing. The onset of the pandemic has only magnified this trend. Read more.
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New Guidance on PPP Early Loan Forgiveness

  |  June 24, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program recipients choosing to extend their covered period, may apply early for loan forgiveness, but doing so could cost them money. In consultation with the Treasury, the U.S. Small Business Administration addresses various issues related to the PPP in a 34-page interim final rule (IFR) issued Monday night, June 22. Read more.
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