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The banking sector is in a literal Catch-22 that is causing a credit crunch thereby creating opportunities for non-banks. Banks need to merge to shore up capital, but at the same time face both new regulation and long delays to potentially obtain merger approval. Charlie Perer delves into the topic and explains how a credit crunch caused by competing government priorities should result in a shift in market share to the non-banking sector. Read Full Article

September 12, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Ed Cong, Partner, Marathon Asset Management, Asset-Based Finance, discusses why Marathon Asset Management is pursing asset-based lending as a highly desirable and scalable product, and the growing role he sees for Marathon AM in both the direct and secondary markets. Read Full Article

August 28, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Charlie Perer launches a new series featuring commercial finance leaders who cover the spectrum of lending, turnaround advising and capital raising to understand where the lending market is heading in this unique economic environment. Read Full Article

August 10, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Jeff Thuringer, a Founding Partner and Head of Business Loan Investments, Hyland Hill Investment Partners discusses the state of the distressed commercial real estate market and the many factors that are creating an increased level of uncertainty and distress for both lenders and borrowers. Read Full Article

August 08, 2023 @ 04:00 PM

Tiger Group’s Bill Mayer addresses the issue of “growing shrink” in the retail sector and offers strategies for retailers and asset-based lenders to consider in their efforts to manage inventory in this risky environment. Read Full Article

August 01, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Kurt Ruhlin, Wholesale Finance Industry Expert from Solifi, shares his unique insights into the nuances of wholesale finance, commonly called floorplan finance, and provides insights into the benefits a SAAS platform can provide to both existing and prospective wholesale finance lenders. Read Full Article

July 20, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Business Development Officers are the lifeblood of the commercial lending industry. Charlie Perer discusses the challenges of age in the industry and shares his unique insights into why seasoned BDOs continue to stay in the game given the important role they play in the commercial finance industry. Read Full Article

July 19, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Recent disclosure regulation guidelines have created a disconnect between the broker and lender communities regarding the importance and nuances of these new regulations. Read Full Article

July 06, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Bobby Lau, Partner, Carl Marks Advisors discusses a recently released survey conducted by Carl Marks Advisors revealing how the current wave of bank consolidation has encouraged mid-sized U.S. companies to look for alternative lenders. Read Full Article

June 26, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

According to a recent Deloitte poll, nearly half of M&A professionals say they are likely to pursue a divestiture in the coming 12 months. ABL Advisor met with Brenda Ciampolillo and David Oberst, of Deloitte to learn more about this market shift. Read Full Article

June 08, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Clark Griffith, CEO of newly launched Legacy Corporate Lending, discusses the launch of this new middle-market asset-based lending platform with a focus on providing creative financing structures to “near bank” commercial borrowers. Read Full Article

May 20, 2023 @ 04:00 PM

Factoring dates to the Middle Ages and while it has evolved over the centuries, it remains a solid financing solution for businesses in need of a creative financing solution. Read Full Article

May 08, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Jennifer Palmer, Founder and CEO of JPalmer Collective, discusses the launch of JPalmer Collective – a new asset-based lending firm focused on providing customized financing solutions with white-glove, consultative services designed to help businesses grow sustainably and founders to retain their equity. Read Full Article

April 19, 2023 @ 11:00 PM

Scott Winicour and Jeff Pfeffer discuss the launch of Gibraltar Equipment Finance and the unique strategy they will bring to the equipment finance industry. Read Full Article

April 14, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) will play an increasingly important role in asset-based lending as industry-specific data becomes increasingly available to lenders. Read Full Article

April 05, 2023 @ 07:00 AM