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April 2010

Friday, April 30, 2010

New Data: The Economic Recovery is Underway

The U.S. economic recovery is underway with a 3.2% increase to GDP in the first quarter, according to new data today from the Commerce Department

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Boston Commercial Bankers Have Money to Lend

Banks in and around Boston have money to lend and are looking for deals. Interest rates on revolving lines of credit are currently pricing at LIBOR + 350 for commitments of $2 million to $10 million, and as low as LIBOR +175 for larger deals.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Venture Capital Trends 2006-2009

Fewer Series A financings were completed in 2009 than in 2006, 2007, or 2008. Pre-Money valuations on Series A financings dipped dramatically in early 2009, but rebounded in Q4. These are just a few statistics from the annual Venture Financing Report issued earlier this year by the law firm of Cooley Godward Kronish LLP.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

MA and NH lead in economic growth

According to an index of economic activity generated by The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, All six New England states posted economic growth for the three months ended March 31, 2010. Massachusetts and New Hampshire were among just four states with growth in excess of 1.0% for the period.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

SBICs in New England

A complete list of the licensed SBICs in New England, updated in April 2010, including contact information, web address and a description of the types of investments made by the firm.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

ABL Lenders: More of the Same in 2010

There were not a lot of positive signals from the lenders gathered this morning at the Langham Hotel in Boston for TMA’s annual “Asset-Based Lending Panel”.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Selling a Business: Anatomy of a P&S Agreement

Few legal documents you’ll sign in your lifetime are more complex or more daunting than the Purchase and Sale agreement that accompanies the sale of your business. While most sellers naturally focus their chief attention on purchase price and any hold-back amount, there
are often other terms within a purchase and sale agreement that can have greater impact on the final, long-term outcome for the selling shareholder(s).

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Tatum Survey: Business Conditions Improving

Business Conditions as of April 1, 2010: Tatum LLC regularly surveys nearly 1,000 Financial and Technology Executives nationwide to gain insight into the U.S. business climate. Business conditions are again improving according to the Tatum Survey.