DEER ISLE: Insights, Views & Investment Trends

Fashionable Skirt Heights are Rising – Does this bode well for Stock Prices!?

It seems that both women and the stock market are feeling optimistic.  If you window shop on Madison Avenue – most window displays are showing shorter fashions.  The stock market, based upon many forecasts, is unexpectedly buoyant.  Coincidence?  Maybe not!  See the “Hemline Index.”

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Capital Provider Interest – We have interest in any companies that are raising capital that have $5 to 25 million in EBITDA in basic industries.

ESG – Hampers Globalization!? – As ESG/Impact rules change and diverge across geographies, it makes it harder to operate on a global basis and follow all the rules.

Private Credit – Less Bank Liquidity/Better Credit Metrics for Credit Funds – With banks not lending, Credit Funds are now seeing demand from top quality borrowers who would usually receive favorable credit terms from their bankers.

Venture Capital – September the Magic Time? Hearing that market participants are expecting Venture Capital liquidity to start to unfreeze in Sept as public markets tech rally starts to spill into private markets.