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Private companies and COVID-19

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Jun 26, 2020

For private companies, accessing capital can be a challenge during ordinary times.

The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, which has quickly morphed into a global humanitarian crisis and economic disaster, has dramatically upped the stakes and added a new layer of complexity. And while the quantitative easing programs initiated by governments around the world have propelled the markets to function, these efforts are likely to be of limited efficacy and will not cure what ails many beleaguered companies, particularly private enterprises. As such, private company finance leaders should be preparing for what is likely to be a tougher credit environment and no matter where a company is on the credit spectrum, should be proactively re-evaluating their capital needs to identify potential liquidity mismatches and to seek to bridge the gaps.

In this article, Deloitte Private outlines four areas of opportunity companies can consider to meet their needs.

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