PPP Calculator Update and Webinar Replay: PPP Rule Changes and Forgiveness Update with Q&A

June 26, 2020By Paren Knadjian

The KROST PPP Budgeting and Forgiveness Maximization Tool allows you to budget and plan the use of PPP loan proceeds, on a month-by-month basis, to maximize forgiveness. This includes detailed staff planning, minimizing loan forgiveness reductions, and ensuring non-payroll related costs remain within the allotted 40%. You can also enter the actual expenditure for all … Read More

[Updated] The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program vs The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) – Comparison Chart

April 7, 2020By Paren Knadjian

Updated on April 7, 2020 – Following the declaration of a national emergency to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance (EIDL) program for small business owners in all US states, Washington D.C., and other US territories. EIDL loans are now available. In addition to … Read More

FinTech Trends to Watch for in 2020

October 6, 2019By Paren Knadjian

Wondering what’s in store for FinTech in 2020? M&A and Capital Markets Practice Leader and KROST’s Technology Industry group leader Paren Knadjian offers insight into FinTech trends to watch for in the coming year. “The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Natural Language Processing (NLP) will have the same level of impact … Read More

Paren Knadjian is Attending the 2019 ACG LA Business Conference

September 11, 2019By KROST

Our Mergers and Acquisitions practice leader, Paren Knadjian, will be attending the Association for Corporate Growth(ACG) Los Angeles Business Conference. Join us for the conference from September 17th to September 18th at the The Beverly Hilton Hotel located at 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA. ≫Register The ACG LA conference will bring together business advisors, deal … Read More

Paren Knadjian Speaking at the Private Directors’ Association

September 6, 2019By KROST

Our Mergers and Acquisitions practice leader, Paren Knadjian, will be speaking at the Private Directors’ Association to discuss the role of board directors in M&A transactions. Join us for the panel the morning of September 12th from 7:30am – 9:30am at the Law Offices of Polsinelli located at 2049 Century Park East, Suite 2900. Breakfast … Read More

2019 FinTech M&A and Market Report

August 21, 2019By Paren Knadjian

M&A and Capital Markets Practice Leader Paren Knadjian recently published an article for our newest KROST Quarterly Magazine: The Financial Services Issue titled “FinTech M&A and Market Report H1 2019”. The Financial Technology market (FinTech) continues to grow and flourish in 2019 with Venture Capital (VC) aggressively funding start-ups, Private Equity (PE) firms active in … Read More

[Video] M&A Buy-Side Services

June 6, 2019By Paren Knadjian

In this last video in our series, M&A Practice Leader, Paren Knadjian, gives a basic overview of our buy-side services. In this type of transaction, we represent clients who are interested in acquiring a company and advise them on the following: Helping to decide what kind of criteria is pertinent to the selection of the … Read More

[Video] What Is Involved in an M&A Sell-Side Transaction?

April 30, 2019By Paren Knadjian

In our next M&A video in the series, Paren Knadjian talks about our sell-side advisory services and process, which involves working with business owners to maximize the value of a potential transaction and ensure its success. Sell-side advisory applies to any company that is interested in selling a part or all of their business. Here … Read More

M&A Video Series – Part 2 of 4

March 22, 2019By Paren Knadjian

As you may know, KROST offers M&A and Capital Markets Service. Through our resources, experience, relationships, and by running a proven process, we can identify more parties to engage. This increases bargaining power and improves the chances of a successful close. Paren Knadjian leads the practice and comes with over 15 years of experience in … Read More