Executive Reports

Kaulkin Ginsberg has published substantive research publications about the outsourced business services (OBS) industry. Drawing largely on our knowledge of and relationships within the industry, these publications are widely recognized as definitive published resources.

The Accounts Receivable Management Review: Opportunities Abound (2015)

The road to economic recovery since the Great Recession began in 2007 has been slow, particularly for the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry. The new marching order “compliance is king” has proven beneficial for early adapters and the technology and compliance companies serving the industry, who are reaping the benefits of helping others navigate these murky waters. Now, the ARM firms who survived and made these changes are looking to bounce back by capitalizing on new opportunities.

The Accounts Receivable Management Review: Opportunities Abound (2015) is the inaugural report for KG Prime, a distinctive, member-only information service designed exclusively for the leaders of ARM firms. Going forward, all reports and information will only be available to members of this program. To join KG Prime, please email us for more information.

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The 2014 Accounts Receivable Management Midyear Review

The Great Recession that started in the fall of 2007 was the single worst economic event to hit the U.S. since The Great Depression hit in the fall of 1929. Recessionary effects are still felt today throughout the global economy. In the U.S., nearly seven years after its onset we are only now beginning to reach pre-recession levels of economic activity. As for the ARM industry, it has been forever changed.

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Accounts Receivable Management Industry Report
2013 Midyear Review

Debt collection, long considered one of the oldest professions in the United States, is going through a metamorphosis that is dramatically impacting accounts receivable management (ARM) companies of all sizes. Regulatory and economic changes are having a direct correlation to the way that credit grantors, collection agencies, debt buyers, collection law firms and vendors are running their businesses. In many instances, compliance trumps performance across major market segments as the new age of regulatory oversight sets in, while the economy continues to recover from the worst setback since the Great Depression. Recovery managers and ARM companies alike are revamping established practices to adapt to the "new world order" that is being imposed upon them.

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An Industry in Transition
Trends and Events Shaping ARM

The accounts receivable management (ARM) industry has undergone some major changes, which have uprooted the industry as a whole. In our recent webinar with Mike Ginsberg and Rozanne Andersen, we provided insight into the following areas of interest for credit grantors, collection professionals, debt buyers, vendors and other ARM professionals.

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Q1 2013
Outsourced Business Services Sector Review

The OBS sector continued to enjoy an active M&A market during the first quarter of 2013, despite the roller coaster trends unfolding throughout the global economy. But, as we all know, statistics alone do not tell the whole story about a sector's M&A performance. In this report we will dig into each of the OBS industries and discuss what key trends are unfolding and how they may impact the OBS M&A market throughout 2013, and beyond.

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Revenue Cycle Management
Outsourcing Industry Report

This report provides an overview of the U.S. healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) industry including its primary service offerings, key market trends, and future growth opportunities. Due to our involvement as a strategic advisor to the RCM industry and its level of attractiveness to strategic and financial buyers, we have also incorporated an overview of the recent merger and acquisition (M&A) activity within this industry and market trends we see unfolding going forward.





Q4 2012 Outsourced Business Services Sector
Year-End Review

Despite the tumultuous trends unfolding in the United States due to a presidential election, pending fiscal cliff and uncertain economic future, the OBS sector experienced a rather robust M&A market in 2012. In fact, it could be described as explosive compared to 2011 <

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Kaulkin Ginsberg Q3 2012 M&A Report: Outsourced Business Services Sector Review

Despite some significant upcoming events and their potential impact on the U.S. economy, such as the Presidential election and the expiration of the Bush tax cuts, the outsourced business services (OBS) sector has continued to support an active merger and acquisition (M&A) market.

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Customer Relationship Management Outsourcing Industry Report

This complimentary report provides an overview of the customer relationship management (CRM) industry and how it has evolved over the past 50 years. We have summarized the current primary service offerings, industry trends, regulatory activity and emerging market trends.





Kaulkin Ginsberg Q2 2012 M&A Report: Outsourced Business Services Sector Review

Our Q2 2012 report provides M&A and related market trend overviews for the Accounts Receivable Management (ARM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) industries, which comprise Kaulkin Ginsberg’s OBS sector. This report also offers an update on regulatory trends from Rozanne Andersen, Esq., and an article from Mike Ginsberg on how owners can avoid pitfalls when negotiating a deal directly with a buyer prospect.

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Kaulkin Ginsberg Q1 2012 M&A Report: Outsourced Business Services Sector Review

" Ready, Set, Deal!” was the rallying cry of buyers and sellers in the OBS markets as the volume of completed transactions in Q1 2012 reached their highest level in the past year with 21 deals completed representing almost $700 million in deal value. By comparison, only 8 transactions representing less than $100 million in deal value were completed in Q1 2011. "

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EVENTS

Commercial Collection Agencies of America Annual Meeting

Delray Beach Marriott
Delray Beach, FL
October 13th - 16th, 2016

Mike Ginsberg, President and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, will lead a discussion on "Selling and Purchasing An Agency - Looking at it From Both Sides of the Table." He will have candid discussion in an open forum setting regarding the increasing ....

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First Party Outsourcing Summit

Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Itasca, IL
October 17th-19th, 2016

The industry's only event focused entirely on the unique challenges of first-party outsourcing. The inaugural summit on October 2015 was a wild success with more than 190 participants. No exhibit hall, multiple content tracks, intimate setting.

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NARCA 2016 Fall Conference

The Cosmopolitan
Las Vegas, NV
October 26st-29th, 2016

NARCA conferences provide a forum to attend cutting-edge educational sessions, earn CLE credits, attend client meetings, and network with professionals from creditors rights law firms, clients and credit grantors, buyers and sellers of consumer debt, and vendors of innovative products and services. NARCA conferences generally attract more ....

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