Baby in Boat

Baby on board? Risks of inexperience in LBO lending

During my too-brief sailboat racing career in Australia, it was often necessary to cut closely between islands and shoals during long-distance events. Invariably, these games of roulette came at night and in the midst of a blow. There is little that focuses you more than perilously close waves crashing on jagged rocks as you hurtle through […]

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The Gaffin Group joins ACG on Capitol Hill education efforts

The Gaffin Group participated in a day of visits to Capitol Hill policy makers’ offices to advance discussion and education on issues facing the middle market and private capital formation. The Association for Corporate Growth has developed both a robust public policy agenda but also has made available an extensive data set illustrating the impact of […]

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Was Mark a Wet Blanket on the Dry Powder Issue?

The Gaffin Group was proud to see Mark Gaffin’s contribution to an excellent article, “On the Exaggeration of Dry Powder” by Billy Fink at Axial. The analysis sheds a more critical light on the dry powder situation – especially with respect to the middle market private equity segment. Mr. Gaffin will be following up with […]

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Visit to Capitol Hill – Private Equity 101

The Gaffin Group is pleased to note that Mark Gaffin supported the Association for Corporate Growth’s efforts on expanding the discussion and education of policy makers and staff on critical elements of the middle market and private capital formation. Mr. Gaffin served on a panel of industry experts providing a seminar titled “Private Equity 101” […]

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