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Valuation Trends Alert: IP Values Among Retail and Consumer Product Companies are Expected to Decline

Jason Frank and David Peress of Hilco Global share their observations on an emerging downward trend in the value of retail and consumer brands and related intellectual property. Click on the button below to learn more about trends affecting the value of the IP asset collateral.

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