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Debt Finance

Debt can be a killer

The arrest last week of the founder of investment firm Archegos on charges of securities fraud is a stark reminder of the hidden debt. In March 2021, Archegos was overleveraged, allegedly hiding its debt from Wall Street firms as it used…

Ways to reduce climate finance risk

In recent climate finance reports, almost every think tank, development finance and multilateral bank has emphasized the need to “de-risk climate finance” or “mobilize public finance”, or “use the mixed financing”. But they often leave out…

Olympus fills the tank

STAMFORD, Conn., April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Stamford, Connecticut private equity firm Olympus Partners recapitalized Tank Holding ("Tank") in a $1.685 billion transaction led by Antares Capital, Intermediate Capital Group, The…

more and more in debt

In his State of the Union address, President Biden claimed he would be "the only president to ever cut the deficit by more than $1 trillion in a single year." While this is technically true, it ignores the fact that the deficit reduction…