Tag Archives: finance
Jonathan Price reflects on “the greatest ever reward for failure”, a sum of $1.2 billion, which was paid out to WeWork’s founder, Adam Neumann. Why is there a reluctance in big business to make executives pay for their failure? And why didn’t Softbank resist such a big payoff?
June 24, 2021
WeWork’s recent SPAC announcement begs the question, what is a SPAC and what are the benefits of using one? Jonathan Price, investment expert for the flexible space industry, explores the role of a Special Purpose Acquisition Company and how it can help companies go public.
May 25, 2021
Jonathan Price concludes a three-part series on how to value a flexible workspace company. He also takes a closer look at the questionable valuation of WeWork, and how it was able to persuade bankers that it was worth $96 billion.
April 27, 2021
As WeWork once again attempts to poach clients from rival operators, it hints that WeWork could be having trouble filling space — and warns of potentially more aggressive pricing strategies to come.
March 12, 2021
IWG has long been undervalued, but this could be about to change, says industry investment expert Jonathan Price. Here, Price analyses the company’s long-term franchise strategy and “war chest” of capital, and why it could be in line for a significant re-rating.
February 9, 2021
Workspaces could easily accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency payments using third-party providers, but is it worth it? Tech writer Gemma Church speaks to crypto experts to explore the pros and cons.
January 25, 2021
Serendipity Labs recently undertook Chapter 11 proceedings. In an interview with Allwork.Space, CEO John Arenas explains why the company is pursuing this method of debt restructuring, and what they plan to achieve in 2021.
December 21, 2020
IWG plc has launched a major bond issue to finance expansion, demonstrating confidence in the long term demand for flexible space. Jonathan Price discusses the company’s expansion plans, which includes acquisitions in multiple locations including the UK and “other potential deals in Europe, Asia and the US.”
December 8, 2020
Serendipity Labs, Inc. is moving forward with bankruptcy proceedings, according to a recent Atlanta court filing. Statements from the bankruptcy filing suggest the pandemic caused a drop in revenue and lack of interest from investors.
December 7, 2020
Highlights from a panel at Coworking Europe, during which co-founder Thom Wenke spoke about his experiences gaining funding for three coworking spaces. From private loans to seed funding, Thom explained the various methods he came across and the pros and cons of each.
November 27, 2020
Two out of three employees are feeling more stressed than before the pandemic; much of this anxiety comes from financial concerns. Allwork.Space spoke to Erika Zauner, founder of HealthKick, to understand how organizations can provide financial support for their employees, and why they should.
November 11, 2020
Do You Feel Financially Well? Employers Are Investing In Holistic Programs To Improve Financial Wellness
Although financial wellness has declined in recent months, employers are offering holistic financial wellness programs for the benefit of their workers. Why? Because employers recognize that financial wellness has a direct impact on their employees’ overall happiness, which leads to better productivity.
September 30, 2020