Higher interest rates caused by inflation create higher interest payments for floating rate borrowings and added pressure on assets including shares. Companies also need to offer higher rates to raise funds during inflation…
As the economy rebounded in 2021, small cap companies in Asia, which were more volatile, outperformed large companies in Asia. Despite small cap companies regaining credibility, traditional lenders limit their access to loans…
As the market is correcting, many shareholders who have pledged their shares are likely to receive margin calls from their respective lenders. They often can’t top up within the tight timelines given…
The EquitiesFirst financing model requires a temporary title transfer of shares during the term of the loan transaction. To provide a deeper understanding of how we operate, this piece discusses our business model, 100% track record in returning the collateral, and the correlation with Time Value of Money.
Geopolitical tensions have interrupted global markets seeking to recover from COVID-19. To gain further insights, EquitiesFirst hosted four webinars to hear from a diverse group of subject matter experts about key macroeconomic and private credit trends. This report...
There are a number of crypto-backed financing solutions in the market (i.e. crypto lending platforms). This piece summarizes the structure of each of the solutions and their respective advantages. It also highlights...