Market Intelligence & Analysis

"Over the past several years, Mike Ginsberg has been a speaker at our Annual Conferences and his information has been informative and current and our members consider him to be a great source of insight regarding our industry. Our attendee surveys show Mike to be highly regarded as a speaker and his content is always rated high. I believe that the best recommendation that we, as a unit, can give him is that he will be invited back!"

Tom Morgan
Executive Director, American Collectors Association of Texas

Investors and industry players alike rely on Kaulkin Ginsberg’s custom research capabilities to help shape and support their strategic business decisions. Confidential projects have included:

Acquisition due diligence

A guaranty agency was considering the acquisition of a service provider in the student loan sector. We conducted market research and returned an intelligence analysis of the market’s size, segmentation, competition, and forecasts.

Industry assessment

A private equity group was considering an investment in a specific market sector. We conducted background and primary-source research on this part of the industry, helping the firm’s partners make equity investment decisions.

Sector analyses

MasterCard hired Kaulkin Ginsberg to conduct an industry assessment of the early-out financial services collection market. We provided an intelligence analysis of companies competing in this space, and measured the market’s overall size and growth potential.

Competitive analyses

For Sallie Mae, we conducted a study of how their manager-level compensation packages compared to competitors in the ARM industry. Because of our solid reputation for preserving confidentiality, prominent collection agencies contributed highly sensitive information about the base salaries, bonuses, benefits, and perks of their mid-and senior-level managers. Benchmarks were defined and returned to all participating companies.

»To confidentially discuss your interests, contact us at hq@kaulkin.com or (301) 907-0840.

"Dahlink Financial’s credit card asset class took several years to fully develop. I was reminded of that fact after reading your “Rome wasn’t built overnight” comment in the DBA article. I don’t know if you wrote those articles with the intention of fostering hope within the debt buying community but you sure made me feel a lot better."

Christa Scalies,
Dahlink Financial Corporation

LATEST BLOGS

It Takes Two to Tango. Maybe Three.

November 20, 2014

We recently learned how the Feds busted up a crime ring involving debt collectors. Kudos to the government officials who apprehended the offenders. However, if these ruthless attacks against consumers are ever going to stop, the clients who place or sell accounts without conducting thorough due diligence also need to be investigated.

According to the press announcement, the Justice Department and the FBI arrested seven offenders for their roles in a... ....
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Remember Mortgage Crisis: Lowering Down Payments Might Not Be the Answer

November 17, 2014

The mortgage market is over $8 trillion, and nearly 70 percent of all consumer debt, so changes in the mortgage market have a huge impact on all other areas of consumer debt, which supports credit grantors, ARM service providers, and many other industries. On October 20th, shortly after the release of our last mortgage blog (click here), FHFA Director Mel Watt announced that mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would start backing loans with... ....
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Celebrate our Veterans Every Day

November 11, 2014

Nearly 20 years ago, my wife and I bought our first home, a townhouse located in a neighborhood with other young family first-time home owners. Over the next few years, we got to know our neighbors and realized how fortunate we were to live near so many other couples with young families. What we did not realize at that time was how fortunate we really were to purchase the house we did.

By definition, townhouses are connected to adjoining houses so you get... ....
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EVENTS

DBA International's 18th Annual Conference


ARIA Resort and Casino
Las Vegas, NV
February 3rd-5th, 2015

DBA International's 18th Annual Conference - Passport to the Future - is one of the most well attended events in the industry attracting more than 1,500 attendees. As a sponsor, your company will receive unprecedented exposure to potential clients and leaders in the receivables industry. Providing opportunities for exceptional lead generation.......

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2015 Larger Market Participant Summit


FHI360 Conference Center
Washington, D.C.
April 23rd, 2015

insideARM.com and the iA Institute host the third annualLarger Market Participant Summit.

This exclusive event caters to the unique interests of the larger firms in the ARM industry, with unparalleled peer networking, best practice discussion, panels focused on the latest issues... and no exhibit hall.


For senior executives only,.......

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Collection and Recovery Solutions 2015


Four Seasons Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
May 6th-8th, 2015

This content rich educational conference gives the techniques, strategies and resources for maximizing collection and recovery outcomes. Our goal is to enrich the intensity of the conference for the exhibitor, attendee and sponsor alike with an unparalleled learning experience. This is an exclusive gathering of industry professionals like none.......

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