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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.

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Transportation
Chassis Market Update Q4 2022: Production Ramp-Up Should Soon Ease Capacity Issues

By Derek Brennan

This chassis market update provides a brief primer, discusses current developments and notes critical observations that can assist ABLs in better understanding and assisting borrowers who are involved in, or reliant upon, the industry and its resources.

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Retail
The Upside of Monetizing Aging Retail Inventory Now Versus Down the Road

By Alexander McKeown

This article explores retailers’ rising inventory levels and discusses an optimal strategy for finishing the year strong and starting on solid ground in 2023.

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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

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Hospitality
With Deal Leverage Shifting to Buyers and Financial Sources, All Eyes Are on Hospitality Prognosis for 2023

By Keith Worsham

This article looks at the shifting landscape of hospitality industry transactions as post-pandemic travel trends reveal themselves and operators grapple with more than two years of RevPAR setbacks.

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Chemical
Q4 ’22 Sustainability Update: Efforts Proceeding Along the Right Path

By Kevin Duffy

This quarterly sustainability update includes insights and data from the Hilco Valuation Services team pertaining to the plastics and chemicals Industries, and is applicable to a host of businesses operating in various sectors and other industries around the world.

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Industrial
The Right Partner is Critical to Navigating the Nuances of Asset Sales for Distressed Companies in Mexico

By Samuel Suchowiecky

This first article in a two-part series outlines how a highly qualified partner can be identified and engaged to assist in navigating the complexities of a bankruptcy scenario for distressed businesses with locations in Mexico.

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Retail
Podcast: How Aggregators Can Address Unanticipated Challenges That Threaten The Profitability of Their Acquired 3rd-Party Sellers

By Raymundo Armendariz, Steve Katz (host)

This podcast discusses the types of difficulties many aggregators are now facing within the 3rd party seller companies they have acquired, as well as steps that can be taken to address many of those challenges in a timely manner.

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Receivables
A Rising Tide of Consumer Debt Warrants Precautionary Receivables Planning

By Adam Evans

This article discusses some of the key variables, with a focus on consumer debt and inflation, that stand to impact businesses and creditors through the balance of the year and beyond.

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Real Estate
Podcast: Safeguarding Collateral and Mitigating Risk Via a Real Estate Receiver

By Mitch Vanneman, Steve Katz (host)

This podcast discusses how the appointment of a real estate receiver can effectively protect the value of the asset securing a loan, enabling a lender to focus on the best course for resolving the loan, itself.

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