Why ABL Makes Sense for the Consumer Products Industry

Consumer products companies face unique challenges with cash flow. They have significant upfront costs related to producing and shipping their products, combined with a long cash conversion cycle. Due to the inherent seasonality of retail, there is often a long lead time between purchases and orders hitting the consumer’s hands. And since retailers, especially the major ones, control the flow … Read More

Cash Flow Management in the New Normal

We are living through unprecedented times of abrupt and major change. No one is unaffected by the rippling effects of this pandemic and the economic repercussions. Essentially, every business is now in transition, dealing with new and unexpected challenges. Furloughed staff. Employees working remotely. Temporary closings. Supply chain disruptions. We’re seeing a cascade of financial challenges…and we don’t yet know … Read More

Gibraltar Announces Three Executive Promotions

Gibraltar promotes from within

Gibraltar Business Capital is reinforcing the resources we have ready and available to help our clients gain innovative, flexible solutions to their financial needs. We are building our leadership team by promoting exemplary team members from within. Jeremy DeBoer has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Account Executive Team Leader. Stan Scott was promoted to a Senior Vice President … Read More

Gibraltar’s $18MM Credit Facility Funds Acquisition for Family Office

In a time of turmoil, Gibraltar Business Capital funded an acquisition for a new client via an $18 million line of credit. The transaction was initiated by a family office investor group. No Time to Wait The family office acquired two refrigeration divisions of a larger manufacturing company. With facilities in Wisconsin and Mississippi, the divisions manufacture a full line … Read More

Get to Know Gibraltar: Meet Agnes Falconer, Vice President of Operations

Agnes Falconer has been with Gibraltar Business Capital for 11 years, steadily learning and filling new roles. She started as a collateral analyst, then became a department manager, an account executive and now our Vice President of Operations. Agnes shared more about who she is, how she views Gibraltar’s opportunities and what get’s her excited about her work here. What … Read More

Gibraltar Crafts $5MM Financing Solution for Sponsored Manufacturer

At Gibraltar, we work hard to develop successful financing solutions for our financial sponsor partners and their companies. Special situations are our specialty. We are all now experiencing a set of circumstances that is unique in our lifetimes and impacting companies all over the country in ways they couldn’t see coming. But Gibraltar Business Capital is still here, providing asset-based … Read More

How Do Bridge Loans Work?

The most well-known type of bridge loan is used by individuals to finance closing on a home (or site of a future home) while waiting for a long-term mortgage to be approved. Business bridge loans work the same way and can be used for a multitude of business purposes. What is a Business Bridge Loan? A business bridge loan is … Read More

Meet Our New SVP Mark Pickering

Gibraltar welcomes Mark Pickering as the newest member of our expert business development team. He is an SVP based in Atlanta, covering the states of Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi. Since beginning his career as a CPA for KPMG in New York, Mark has gained more than 25 years of experience in Asset Based Lending. During his extensive career, Mark’s … Read More

What Can Be Included in an ABL Facility?

ABL stands for asset based lending. As the name suggests, the heart and soul of these loan facilities are the assets owned by the borrowing company and used as collateral to obtain credit. But it’s not unusual to collateralize a loan. What is so special about ABL facilities? What is an ABL Facility? Unlike a cash-flow facility, where the lenders … Read More