Industry Reports

Published on: 11/07/2019
As equipment connectivity and monitoring capabilities continue to increase, technological advancements relating to system efficiency and the management of critical infrastructures have become normative. Unexpected power outages or interruptions in connectivity are costly and create disturbances that businesses cannot afford.
Published on: 11/06/2019
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been strong in the industry both domestically and internationally, as buyers seek to consolidate the market and become premium cross-border education service providers. Notably, both Chinese company Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:BEDU) and U.K.-based Busy Bees Childcare Limited expanded into new geographic territories this year including the U.S.
Published on: 11/04/2019
Capstone Headwaters’ Debt Capital Advisory Services Team has released its Q3 Middle Market Leverage Finance report. As expected, Q3 2019 volume started out relatively light due to the typical summer slowdown, but finished strong in September with syndicated loan volume of more than $2.75 billion, the most in any single month since November 2018.
Published on: 11/04/2019
In our recent report, “Field Examinations: Reducing Your Lending Risks,” we detail our process for, and broad experience in, field exams, while also presenting the value of hiring an advisor with unique knowledge of the nuances and niche procedures required for examining specific industries.
Published on: 11/04/2019
Connected physical infrastructure utilizing Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies provides greater threat detection, access control capabilities, and data collection, while also increasing the potential attack surface vulnerable to cybersecurity threats.
Published on: 11/04/2019
The E-Commerce & Internet Retailing industry has continued to experience heightened demand, supported by increased internet penetration, steady consumer confidence, and a continuous gravitation towards the ease and efficiency of online shopping.
Published on: 10/30/2019
Increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, coupled with the widespread adoption of cloud computing and internet of things (IoT) technology, has fueled demand for effective cybersecurity solutions.
Published on: 10/29/2019
Food delivery service providers and innovations in technology have caused tectonic shifts in the Foodservice industry and restaurant operators are finding that they must respond to these disruptive forces or risk losing relevancy in the changing landscape.
Published on: 10/24/2019
Amid favorable industry trends, M&A activity has increased 35% year-over-year. Capstone Headwaters maintains an active Domestic Marine Services practice and this year has successfully advised both shipping services provider Vigor Industrial and Great Lakes shipping leader Andrie on their respective sales.
Published on: 10/21/2019
Capstone Headwaters has published its Industrial Technology Update: Robotics Segment Highlight. The report discusses observations from our advisory experience with successful robotics companies such as RedZone Robotics and Bell and Howell in the context of robotics & automation technologies that are proliferating across Infrastructure, Warehouse, and Retail end-markets.

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