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Middle Market Credit securitization and credit derivatives: financial instruments and the credit risk management ofmiddle marketcommercial loan portfolios, Henke, S., Burghof, H. P., & Rudolph, B. (1998).(No. 1998/07). CFS Working paper. This paper explores the increase in banks recognition of the need to measure and manage the credit risk of their loans on a portfolio basis. In this paper, the authors address the sub-portfolio middle market. The paper also identifies a number of general requirements and describe two possible solution concepts. Comparative analysis of alternative credit risk models: An application on Germanmiddle marketloan portfolios, Kern, M., & Rudolph, B. (2001). (No. 2001/03). CFS Working Paper. This paper focuses on the use of CreditMetrics (tm), CreditRisk+, CreditPortfolio (tm) in quantifying credit risks on a portfolio basis. The study aims to show that differences in the results of an application of the models on a certain loan portfolio is mainly due to different approaches in approximating default correlations. Value creation inmiddle-marketbuyouts: A transaction-level analysis, Chapman, J. L., & Klein, P. G. (2009). This paper explores the general concept, importance, benefits and implications of private equity. This paper uses a unique sample of 288 exited transactions over a 20-year period across 19 industries from 13 buyout firm firms, based on confidential data from detailed interviews with the general partners of several leading private-equity partnerships to analyse the governance structurre of private euqity. The paper focuses on internal rates of return, leverage, equity stakes, and other deal characteristics. The economics of private placements:middle-marketcorporate finance, life insurance companies, and a credit crunch, Prowse, S. D. (1997).Economic Review-Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 12. In this article, the author examines the private placement market. The article provides evidence on the credit crunch that occurred in the below-investment-grade sector of this market in the early 1990s and that apparently continues to this day. The article also examines reasons for the persistence of the crunch. The paradox of competition in the world of volatility: an analysis of the drivers in themiddle marketof international fashion retailing, Azuma, N. J. (2005). journal of Global Marketing,18(1-2), 45-72. This paper analyses the mechanism in which fashion is produced, marketed, and consumed from the viewpoints of the consumption and supply-side. The paper focuses on theoretical account of the paradoxical consequences of market orientation and supply chain management in the middle market of international fashion retailing in the light of the idiosyncrasy of the restraints that are innately embedded in the fashion industry. Competitive pressures onmiddle-marketcontractors in the UK, Stumpf, I. (2000). Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management,7(2), 159-168. This paper explains the mysteries behind the poor performance of mediumsized regional building contractors in the UK during the 1980s and the 1990s. Risk management formiddle marketcompanies, Moore, J., Culver, J., & Masterman, B. (2000).Journal of Applied Corporate Finance,12(4), 112-119. This article reinforces the message of the one immediately preceding by showing that small to mediumsized firms have even stronger (nontax) motives for hedging risks than their large corporate counterparts. In this article, three representatives of Bank of America's risk management practice discuss three different exposures faced by middle market companies and show how these risks can be managed with derivatives. Stuck in the middle: Strategies for improving the market position of SMEs in tourism, Weiermair, K., & Kronenberg, C. (2004). The Poznan University of Economics Review,4(1), 103-112. Using a market or environment based approach the paper explains Germanys and Austrias post-war rise to economic power based on what has become labelled as Mittelstandspolitik: an industrial policy aimed at strengthening middle-sized companies and everything associated with such policies, as e.g. production of middle level industrial qualifications and training and commensurate industrial relations and management systems. The role of distressed investing and hedge funds in turnarounds and buyouts and how this affectsmiddle-marketcompanies, Krasoff, J., & O'Neill, J. (2006). The journal of private equity, 17-22. This paper explores the increase in credit- oriented hedge funds in distressed investing in corporate restructuring process. It also analyses the shift of focus to the middle market by investors in an attempt to increase spreads. Leadership and organizational theory dynamics betweenmiddle marketprivate equity forms and the portfolio companies they control, Lanier, J. (2012). Journal of Practical Consulting,4(1), 6-21. This article will explore leadership and organizational variables between private equity firms and the portfolio companies that they control. The relevance to consultants is averting miscues that threaten private equity firms investment theses for their portfolio companies, as well as the relationships across diverse stakeholders.