Considerations for M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 Crisis has created upheaval in every facet of business and the M&A market is no exception.  The resulting wave of uncertainty will make closing M&A transactions very challenging for the remainder of 2020 and possibly beyond. The Burns & Levinson M&A practice group shares the following wisdom for buyers and sellers in the various stages of M&A transactions: read more

Key Considerations for Commercial Lenders

The economic effect of measures taken to control the spread of COVID-19 is going to have an adverse effect on many commercial borrowers. The magnitude of such effect will depend on the nature of the borrower’s business and how it is affected by the material disruption of supply chains, softening demand for goods and services, non-payment of receivables, and non-performance under contracts as the borrower or third parties may be unable or unwilling to fulfill obligations. Borrowers are reassessing budgets and forecasts, and actively seeking access to available debt capital. read more