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, the market...

TEAM CUBA – PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONNECTIONS TO CUBA

President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba in March has put the Cuban market on the radars of a number of Pacific Northwest area businesses, e.g., Alaska Air’s bid to fly there. PNWA’s Steve Murphy is our resident Cuba expert, having visit Cuba last summer and already...

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 competition, slow...