Under normal circumstances, businesses facing financial hardship have a number of options to help weather the storm. The financial stresses of the Covid-19 pandemic, however, are far from normal. So, what does this mean both for lenders and borrowers?
Disruptions affecting supply chains and cash-positions eliminate the option to simply return to normal even if social distancing is no longer necessary. Also, short-term priorities are eclipsing long-term financial goals. This means that money will likely go to covering loss of income and changes spurred by the pandemic.
So, how can we adapt lending to the short and medium term changes coming our way? The European Investment Bank explains this and more in their blog.