News from Pacific Northwest Advisors

Finance 2017: Looking back and moving forward

PNWA Managing Director Jeff Hoyt (jeff.hoyt@pnwa.com) Corporate Finance: In 2017 we saw 10-year treasury yields move up and down and then end the year essentially flat at 2 ½ %. This despite the fact that the Fed Funds rate range was increased three times...

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2016: THE YEAR CHEAP MONEY ENDED

By Jeff Hoyt, PNWA Managing Director — Corporate Finance At last in December the Fed finally decided that the economy was strong enough to head towards normalizing interest rates. A single quarter point rise in itself was not terribly meaningful; however,...

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2015 Corporate Finance – Our Perspective

PNWA Managing Director Jeff Hoyt reports that M&A activity in 2015 set a new record, surpassing 2007. Mid-December global announced deal volume was $4.35 trillion globally. Factors driving this high level of deal volume include increasing global...

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