New transaction structures and increasing complexity have continued to proliferate in the loan markets for some time. As a result, data and reporting needs have also become more involved, especially over the past three years. Increased investor demand for data and reports, as well as higher scrutiny from regulators are also playing a part in changing the needs of loan market participants.
In June, Wilmington Trust convened a panel of experts from Alston & Bird LLP and Marston’s PLC to discuss the LIBOR transition. The panelists discussed the impact of the changes as seen in the market together with the various strategies firms are implementing to work towards the deadline of 31st December 2021 implementation.
Wilmington Trust Senior Economist Rhea Thomas and M&T Commercial Equipment Finance Group Manager of Direct Originations Scott Weissmann have analyzed the 2020 trajectory of capital expenditures and what to expect for the rest of 2021.Last fall, M&T Bank’s John Wolfe, Commercial Equipment Finance, wrote about the importance of preserving capital during the economic uncertainties caused by the pandemic.