Category Archives: Bankruptcy

Commercial Mortgages in Default for Maturity and Technical Reasons

While I do not know the number, it seems there are countless preforming commercial mortgages that are put into default for technical reasons and maturities due. Lenders will put a perfectly paying mortgage in default in the second without hesitation. Owners need to beware of this and don't expect the lender to have any commonsense....

Number One Rule in Workout, Turnaround or Bankruptcy

The number one rule in a workout, turnaround or Bankruptcy is to stay very involved and have a “never give up” mindset. If your team, professionals and opposition see or sense that you do not have faith, energy or have abandoned the ship, then you're done. number one rule more

How One Business Bounced Back from Bankruptcy

After purchasing casual dining chain Fatburger in 2003, CEO Andy Wiederhorn fought for years to turn around the company's performance. But, faced with an ineffective management team and the recession, he finally resorted to Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings for two of the restaurant’s west coast subsidiaries in 2009. Bankruptcy Since...

Great Property Foreclosed On: How You Can Avoid This Fate

I just read an interesting article about the Executive Airport Business Center that was sold through a mortgage foreclosure. It was bought for more than the former mortgage price and at the time it was foreclosed on, it was 91% leased. If the original owner had reached out to us and used our services, the original...

Issues to Consider in CMBS Loans Modifications

Commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS loans) are bonds designed to finance investments on commercial loan portfolios, and sold to investors worldwide. The income from such property is passed on from the property owner to the bond holder. The high income yielding CMBS market went through a severe downturn in 2008, followed by a gradual period of...

D.I.P. financing… What is it?

D.I.P. financing

D.I.P. financing is loans for companies who have filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. While most traditional banks & lenders won't lend money to companies in bankruptcy, we see as the perfect opportunity to help companies restructure their finances. There are a number of situations where D.I.P. financing can help companies: 1. Cashflow - During this process, companies...