Flood of IPOs has slowed to a trickle in 2022
After reaching new heights in 2021, including a $150 million capital raise that closed in July and surpassing $100 million in annual recurring revenue, Santa Barbara-based Impact Technologies was preparing to go public in 2022. But, with rising inflation and interest rates decimating the stock market, the IPO money that was available in 2021 has Read More →
Guitar Center bankruptcy hits final note
Guitar Center announced that it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings after its reorganization plan was confirmed in federal court on Dec. 17, less than a month after the company filed for bankruptcy. The plan puts into motion a collection of previously announced recapitalizations, including exit financing and the abolishment of all of Guitar Center’s Read More →
Guitar Center declares debt in the billions
Guitar Center, one of the largest privately owned companies in the region, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Nov. 21.
Guitar Center plans to file Chapter 11, cites pandemic’s effect on sales
Westlake Village-based Guitar Center plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing the pandemic as a major strain on the company’s resources. In a Nov. 13 news release, Guitar Center said that it had secured up to $165 million in new equity investments to recapitalize the company and reduce its corporate debt by nearly $800 Read More →