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

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

Gibraltar Provides Responsive Seasonal Solution for Heating Oil Company

Gibraltar ended its most successful year ever on a strong note, closing an $8 million credit facility for a New York-based heating oil distributor. Cash Flow Issue – Seasonality The company, with roots dating back to 1939, distributes various grades of heating oil to more than 2,000 commercial customers across the NYC metropolitan area. Customers include apartment buildings, retail stores, … Read More

Gibraltar Welcomes New SVP Randi M. Hershgordon Finance Leadership

In response to its continuing growth, Gibraltar Business Capital is pleased to welcome Randi M. Hershgordon as its newest Senior Vice President. Randi has more than 30 years of professional experience serving middle-market companies. She brings to Gibraltar keen underwriting, credit analysis, and risk management skills, combined with a steadfast commitment to delivering personalized service that fosters strong working relationships. … Read More

Look Back at 2019 with CEO Scott Winicour

Gibraltar Business Capital has a lot to celebrate, looking back at 2019. It was our best year ever! We owe many thanks this year to our great clients and financing partners, and to our talented and amazing staff. Record-Breaking Growth – Thank You Partners! After breaking a significant record in 2018—$150 million in total commitments—we continued our strong growth to … Read More