Historical Perspective on Technology Adoption

An Open Letter to Duke Long I always enjoy your perspective on the CRE Tech world. Your piece on Are You Adapting to Commercial Real Estate Technology Quickly Enough? brings me back to a historical perspective that I have frequently told over my almost four decades as...

Raising Significant Capital

Chessiecap Securities is pleased to announce a significant new capability for our clients: access to a rapidly evolving market of debt and equity capital from non-traditional funds. Over the past year, we have been developing this capability in conjunction with a...

ESOP Revival?

By:  Douglas M. Schmidt Partner, Chessiecap Securities Faltering federal M&A market drives ESOP consideration In recent months, we have fielded inquiries and assisted in evaluating and developing ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans) for companies that provide...

Are Fairness Opinions…Fair?

Transactions Where a Fairness Opinion is Important Corporate acquisitions and divestitures Leveraged buyouts Recapitalizations and restructurings Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOPs) transactions Exchange offers/minority buyouts Transactions involving “insiders” and...