Market ripe for borrowing, mergers: CBFC economist

Apr 15, 2013 | 10:34 AM | Barbara O'Donovan

Tags  copper, brass, copper distributors, brass distributors, Copper and Brass Servicenter Association, CBSA, Alan Beaulieu, ITR Economics Barbara O'Donovan

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla.— The time is ripe for borrowing money and making acquisitions, according to Alan Beaulieu, president of ITR Economics and chief economist of the Copper and Brass Fabricators Council.

"Before the end of the year borrow money. Both as a corporation and personally, go borrow some money. This is the time for acquisitions and mergers," he said April 12 at the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association’s annual conference in Amelia Island, Fla.....

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