Gibraltar Continues Business Development Expansion with New Northeast SVP, Tony Vassallo

New Business Development Officer Tony Vassallo

Gibraltar welcomes Tony Vassallo as the newest veteran specialty-finance expert to join its experienced and dynamic Northeast regional business development team.  Tony brings over 25 years of asset-based lending experience to Gibraltar. He prides himself on providing honest and practical feedback to prospective clients and referral sources. This, he believes, is a major source of his success in developing close … Read More

Gibraltar Steps In To Support Home Furnishings Company’s Turnaround

Gibraltar Steps In To Support Home Furnishings Company’s Turnaround

Gibraltar Business Capital prides itself on working closely with other financial and business professionals to help their clients gain financial security and build a foundation for future growth.  A turnaround consultant called in Gibraltar when his client’s bank proved less flexible than necessary while certain business improvements were in process. Gibraltar was able to respond with a $13 million asset-based … Read More

Alerion Partners — A Private Equity Firm Relies on Gibraltar’s Financing Team

Alerion Partners — A Private Equity Firm Relies on Gibraltar’s Financing Team

Alerion Partners is a growth-stage private equity investor that has used Gibraltar to set the stage for success in more than one of its sponsored companies.  According to Sayles Braga, a Principal at Alerion Partners, “Even in high growth and stable businesses, you’re going to get surprises.” When Financial Sponsors Uncover the Unknown… Even the most careful investor will uncover … Read More

Working with Private Equity Firms

Alerion Partners is a growth-stage private equity investor that has used Gibraltar to set the stage for success in more than one of its sponsored companies. According to Sayles Braga, a Principal at Alerion Partners, “Even in high growth and stable businesses, you’re going to get surprises.” When Financial Sponsors Uncover the Unknown… Even the most careful investor will uncover … Read More

$20MM in 30 Days—Expanded Credit Capacity and Expertise Fuel Gibraltar’s Growth

Gibraltar has built $20MM in new ABL financing partnerships over the past 30 days

Gibraltar has built $20MM in new financing partnerships over the past 30 days— providing four companies with working capital flexibility to support their plans for the future. We’ve been able to reach this funding achievement by using our solid capital base and competitive strengths in the $2-$20 million ABL market. This momentum reflects our success in working with all types … Read More

For Private Equity Investors, Gibraltar Thinks ‘Just Like We Do’

For Private Equity Investors, Gibraltar Thinks ‘Just Like We Do’

When executives at one private equity firm needed help to finance an acquisition, they called Gibraltar Business Capital first. Gibraltar Understands How to Help Companies Grow “Gibraltar was definitely our first call,” said Devin Scott, vice president at Diversis, which applies its sharp financial acumen and expertise to accelerating revenue growth in companies. “We know that Gibraltar is good at … Read More

Gibraltar Increases Roster of Financial Sponsor Clients With Creatively Packaged $3.5 Million ABL

Gibraltar Increases Roster of Financial Sponsor Clients With Creatively Packaged $3.5 Million ABL

Gibraltar Business Capital continues its success building relationships with private equity groups by closing a $3.5 million line of credit for Chief Supply, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. National Distributor Seeks the Next Level of Growth Chief Supply Corporation is a national distributor of public safety products, equipment and services sold to police, fire, EMS, private security, military and individual enthusiast … Read More

How New Tax Laws Are Impacting M&A Deals

How are the tax laws impacting M&A deals - Gibraltar Blog

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is the source of extensive changes to the U.S. tax code. Many of these changes will affect private equity firms as they seek to purchase new portfolio companies, evaluate mergers to accelerate current portfolio companies’ growth, and design exit strategies. Deal teams have many additional tax facets to evaluate. Lower Corporate Tax … Read More

Private Equity & Brand Building: Seven Tips for Building Brand Equity

Private Equity & Brand Building: Seven Tips for Building Brand Equity

As a private equity firm or individual sponsor, guiding the brand management of your portfolio companies can be an effective tool for boosting your return on investment. Building solid brand equity can increase sales volume and enable a company to charge premium pricing. Here are seven tips for managing the process of building brand equity and ensuring that your sponsored … Read More

How a Solid Financing Partner Can Help Your Portfolio Businesses Grow

How a Solid Financing Partner Can Help Your Portfolio Businesses Grow

As an equity provider, you’ve made investments in your portfolio companies based on evaluations of their growth or turnaround potential. Strong deals are built on a goal of excellent returns for both you and your sponsored companies. However, growing companies can have a wide range of needs, not all of which might be met by equity financing. Developing solid, leverageable … Read More