Before the budding of spring flowers, a new coronavirus emerged from obscurity to a worldwide pandemic known as COVID-19. After the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic, defensive measures imposed by governments brought economies to a standstill and sent markets into nosedives. Coupled with the effects of falling prices of crude oil, the equity markets in the U.S.
The unprecedented economic circumstances stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic are only beginning to be understood and will likely be felt for some time. In the M&A world, the events of 2008/2009 provide a playbook of sorts for navigating the current crisis and the months ahead. Business owners who are considering whether to reopen or sell should focus on liquidity as the lifeblood of their companies.
Is your business set up to keep operating if you are not there to run it? Thompson Coburn LLP Partner Stephen B. Gorin discusses how life insurance for business owners is key in helping sustain business operations and cash flow, and pay taxes, in the event of your premature death with Wilmington Trust’s President, Western Region Brian Oard and Chief Wealth Strategist Alvina Lo.Download Transcript >Please see important disclosures at the end of the video.