For nearly a decade, the American economy has benefitted from extremely low interest rates. The Federal Reserve has now pushed rates up three times since December 2015, however, and it intends to raise short-term rates to 3% by the end of 2019. The focus of this quarter’s newsletter is on what that means for the economy in general and auto dealers in particular.
With security and fraud topping the growing list of corporate concerns, we surveyed middle market leaders on the challenges they face when it comes to protecting their businesses, their data, and their customers from cyberattacks. See what they had to say in our latest report.
Companies today have access to an expanding menu of innovative clean energy alternatives, and choosing the best options will depend upon the unique circumstances of each business. Whatever the decision, every company will benefit by taking a strategic approach to evaluating sustainability projects and the capital solutions to fund them.
Before launching an energy-efficiency initiative, it’s important to build a solid business case and understand the funding options and potential incentives that are available. Business owners should consider taking the following steps to ease the process of gaining approval, piloting, implementing, and supporting sustainability projects.
Cash flow management is particularly important for solar developers, whose business models have to account for a significant gap in time between investing in a project and seeing a return on that investment.
Cyber security experts from KeyBank and the FBI discuss the issues in the industry today and how to stay protected. Topics covered include fraud case studies shared by the FBI, situations unique to the financial industry, the impact of cyber-breakdowns on the U.S. economy, and best practices to protect your company and employees from cyberfraud.
On the heels of the presidential election in November, we surveyed middle market leaders to see how they felt about the economy, expansion and concerns surrounding personal finances. See what they had to say in our latest report.
by Brian Guess, KeyBank, Vice President and Senior Product Manager09.23.2016
Brian Guess, KeyBank, VP & Senior Product Manager outlines the benefits of Same-Day ACH transactions, the three-phased implementation approach, and more in his in-depth analysis of this industry game changer.
by Jim Graves, SVP, KeyBank Commercial Payments07.18.2016
Basel III, a new set of banking regulations, is on the way, and corporate treasurers need to take notice. Financial professionals can take action now and engage their banks to prepare for any changes in the new environment.
Keith Buchanan, Managing Director and Oil & Gas Segment Head at KeyBanc Capital Markets, shares his views on anticipated industry developments in 2016 with Oil & Gas Investor. Watch the discussion here.
You can aim for the lowest possible interest rate to get maximum cash flow, or opt for maximum leverage to preserve capital for more deals. But you can’t maximize both in the same deal. Read more from our experts here.
by Bernie Avondet and Brandon Nowac, KeyBank's Commercial Payments Group 03.01.2016
Representing the largest generation in the United States, millennials are a driving force in the American housing market. Insights on how they are changing the multifamily marketplace are summarized here.
by Rachel Abbey McCafferty, Crain's Cleveland Business02.08.2016
KeyBanc Capital Markets® industrial distribution investment banking expert T.J. Monico provides commentary on the Northeast Ohio manufacturing outlook and why he believes it is headed in multiple directions.
Robert Likes, a 13-year veteran with KeyBank, was appointed national manager of Community Development Lending and Investment. Read about his mission to take the company’s CDL platform national and Key’s expansion plans.