Consolidation Inevitable in Biofuels Industry

The U.S. ethanol industry is experiencing a kind of "renaissance" year due to a convergence of factors. Those reaping the benefits of peak performance are riding high, but those struggling financially; however, may be potential acquisition targets. In this interview with Downstream Business  Carl Marks Advisors partner Christopher Wu talks about an uptick in the merger and acquistion activity in the ethanol industry.READ MORE >

For-profit Schools Face a Harsh Education

School is almost out for the summer, but some for-profit post-secondary education companies are already worried about the fall. In this Deal Pipeline article Carl Marks Advisors partner Joseph D'Angelo discusses Title IV funding and the new proposed gainful employment regulations in for-profit schools.READ MORE >

Restructuring the For-Profit Education Sector: Entering a New Era

As with other regulated industries, the for-profit education sector has unique issues, which raise constraints when considering restructuring options. In this recent AIRA Journal article, Carl Marks Advisors partner Joseph D'Angelo,  provides background on how the industry reached its current state, its operating challenges, potential restructuring issues, and offers practical solutions.READ MORE >