Latest Perspectives

Hilco’s diverse capabilities can address needs ranging from valuing all assets, rationalizing underutilized real estate portfolios, monetizing industrial assets, and more. Read our perspectives for in-depth industry insights from our team of experts.

AdobeStock_193879046_preview

Intellectual Property
How Sellers of Intangible Assets Can Benefit From Bespoke Auction Design

By Gabe Fried & Richelle Kalnit

How Sellers of Intangible Assets Can Benefit From Bespoke Auction Design

Read Article Download PDF

Article 9

Intellectual Property
Article 9 Sale Process for Intangible Assets: A Cost-Effective, Efficient Option for Disposition of Collateral

By Richelle Kalnit

As the cost of bankruptcy continues to increase, in particular due to fees and expenses associated with administering bankruptcy cases, secured lenders are increasingly turning to foreclosures under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) as a preferred vehicle for disposing of their collateral.

Read Article Download PDF

Thumbnail-Hilco IPV4 Podcast @2X

Intellectual Property
Hidden Asset: IPV4 Address Blocks

By Lee Howard, Steve Katz (Host)

Lee Howard, Senior Vice President at Hilco Streambank and IPv4.Global, joins Steve Katz on the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss the potential for corporations, universities, and other organizations to achieve needed liquidity by leveraging an often underutilized and misunderstood IP asset: their IPv4 address blocks.

Listen to Podcast

Thumbnail-Hilco IPv4@2X

Intellectual Property
IPv4 Addresses Often a Hidden ‘Asset’ with Significant Monetization Potential

By Lee Howard and Jack Hazan

In this article we explore the potential for corporations, universities and other organizations to achieve added liquidity by leveraging an often underutilized and misunderstood IP asset: IPv4 addresses blocks.

Read Article Download PDF

Thumbnail-Hilco IP Merchant Banking Podcast @2X

Intellectual Property
Podcast: Data driven insights and thorough management of technology IP patent portfolios

By Gillian McColgan, Steve Katz (Host)

How data driven insights and thorough management of technology patent portfolios can lead to the realization of significant value for companies seeking access to additional sources of liquidity in the current market.

Listen to Podcast

Thumbnail-Hilco Tech Patent@2X

Intellectual Property
Best Practices for Valuation, Assertion and Monetization of Technology Patent Assets

By Gillian McColgan

There was a time, not so long ago, when tangible assets comprised the vast majority of a company’s total value. A business’ equipment, real estate and other holdings were indeed its strongest suits in securing access to working capital and ensuring liquidity. While this remains the case today for most small- and medium-sized companies, we find that among large corporations, intangible assets including intellectual property (IP) now hold the lion’s share of value.

Read Article Download PDF