SSG Capital Advisors, LLC

2019 Half-Year in Review and Outlook
for Middle Market Restructuring Opportunities

The first half of 2019 proved to be particularly busy at SSG as we closed 13 special situation transactions across multiple industries. We delivered bespoke solutions for clients, turning complex situations into positive results that maximized value for all shareholders. In addition, we preserved jobs, connected challenged companies with new investors and lenders, and helped middle-market businesses to survive. Many deals were a collective effort and we were pleased to partner with a variety of other firms and professionals to complete transactions and assist our clients.

As the transaction list grew, so did our firm and we added four new investment banking professionals (see below). Along the way, SSG and our professionals were recognized for outstanding transaction execution and individual recognition. In addition, our thought leaders continued to support the industry through speaking engagements and supporting restructuring organizations.

We see many restructuring opportunities for the remainder of the year in the healthcare, oilfield services, tech, food and beverage, and retail sectors. The large number of highly-levered businesses suggests opportunities in the near term for restructuring professionals and distressed investors. The amount of capital available to lower middle market companies is staggering, as is the amount of leverage being put on balance sheets. As a result, there is an abundance of work for restructuring professionals in our market as mid- to lower-middle market companies are the first to experience problems with the slightest of causes. We are currently engaged in a large number of new assignments including the high-profile Center City Healthcare, LLC, and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Chapter 11 cases.

 

2019 Investment Banking Transactions

2019 HIRES

SSG has added four new team members with extensive investment banking experience and a track record of success to deepen our bench and support continued growth. We are fortunate to have recruited such talented people and we look forward to their contributions.
 

 

Thought Leadership

Our professionals enjoy supporting the industry through speaking engagements and sharing insights. Some interesting topics we've presented so far include:

  • Teresa C. Kohl spoke on a panel discussion of cross-border challenges and opportunities for the retail sector at the TMA Europe Annual European Conference 2019.
  • Neil Gupta participated in a panel discussion at the ABI NYC Bankruptcy Conference regarding Section 363 Sale Issues.
  • Teresa C. Kohl participated on a Rainmakers panel at the Global M&A Network's USA Growth & Deals Intelligence Forum.
  • Mark E. Chesen joined a panel discussion on restructuring topics in the healthcare industry during the TMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium.
  • Teresa C. Kohl presented "Words Matter" as part of the ABI Talks during the American Bankruptcy Institute‚Äôs Annual Spring Meeting.

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Awards

 

About SSG Capital Advisors, LLC

SSG Capital Advisors is an independent boutique investment bank that assists middle-market companies and their stakeholders in completing special situation transactions. We provide our clients with comprehensive investment banking services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private placements, financial restructurings, valuations, litigation and strategic advisory. SSG has a proven track record of closing over 350 transactions in North America and Europe and is a leader in the industry.

 

 
Securities are offered through SSG Capital Advisors, LLC (Member SIPC, Member FINRA). All other transactions are effectuated through SSG Advisors, LLC, both of which are wholly owned by SSG Holdings, LLC. SSG is a registered trademark for SSG Capital Advisors, LLC and SSG Advisors, LLC.

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