Get to Know Gibraltar: Meet Senior Vice President Dan Flaherty

Dan Flaherty, Senior Vice President, has been with Gibraltar Business Capital since its early days as a company – first as a contractor, then joining as a full-time employee in 2011. Dan shared more about who he is, inside and outside of work, including his expertise in credit management, his enthusiasm for mentorship, and his secret karaoke skills. What is … Read More

Gibraltar Provides $5.5MM to Support Textile Company Acquisition

Gibraltar Business Capital funded a $5.5 million line of credit to support the acquisition of a division of Rhode Island Textile Company, known as South Carolina Elastics, by Industrial Value Partners, a Southeastern based operationally focused investment firm. The company is a manufacturer of braided, knitted, and woven narrow fabrics, specializing in the production of high quality elastics, and non-elastic … Read More

New White Paper Provides Insights for Innovating Retailers

Adapting to the changing retail landscape is a constant challenge for business leadership, as they face competition in more ways and from more places than ever before. Today’s consumers are quickly shifting their shopping habits to allow them to buy whatever they want, whenever they want it, and from whichever platform they choose. At the same time, consumers are still … Read More

Gibraltar Business Capital Announces Increased Credit Facility with Wells Fargo

Gibraltar Business Capital, an industry leader in providing small and mid-market businesses with capital to solve short-term challenges or seize growth opportunities, announced today an increase in its credit line with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, part of Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE :WFC), increasing its borrowing capacity from $75 million to $100 million in support of continued growth. The credit … Read More

Gibraltar Finishes a Strong Summer with Nearly $17MM in New Financing Partnerships

Over the past three months, we have celebrated the warm weather as well as several new deals. This summer has been marked by partnerships with growing businesses that needed working capital flexibility and valued speed to close, as well as clients that have returned to us to help them reach their goals. Building lasting relationships with our clients is central … Read More

Gibraltar Provides $8MM to Sponsor-Backed Food Distributor

Gibraltar Business Capital closed an $8 million credit facility for a sponsor-backed grocery and food service product distributor. Dari Farms Ice Cream, headquartered in Tolland, Connecticut, is a full-service distributor that carries a broad line of products ranging from ice cream and beverages to snack foods and produce. This marks the second partnership between Gibraltar and private equity firm Diversis … Read More

Retail Industry Players Struggling with Changing Landscape Turn to Gibraltar for Financial Support

The retail landscape is changing rapidly as consumers shift their shopping habits to omnichannels that allow them to buy whatever they want, whenever they want it, and from whichever platform they choose. That’s putting traditional retailers and e-commerce sites alike in hyperspeed mode as they struggle to stay abreast of the ever-changing industry in their battles for the consumer’s share … Read More

Gibraltar Provides Refinance to Growing Business in Only a Few Weeks

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In just a matter of weeks, Gibraltar Business Capital closed a $2 million line of credit for American Horticultural Supply, a distributor of horticultural products to nurseries and growers. Headquartered in Oxnard, California, the company primarily supplies growing media, containers, coverings, fertilizers and structures. Speed to close was an essential factor in the deal, as Gibraltar worked quickly to assist … Read More

Financial Sponsor Shares Benefits of Working with a Nontraditional Finance Partner

Sayles Braga, Principal at Alerion Partners, recently shared how having a nontraditional finance partner like Gibraltar has been a game changer for their company. Alerion Partners is a control oriented, growth-stage private equity investor who works with many high growth businesses. However, even among high growth, stable companies, certain situations arise that can’t be anticipated. Watch Sayles’ interview and learn … Read More

Gibraltar Partners with a Sponsor-backed Manufacturer of Propane-Powered Products

Gibraltar recently closed a $1.5 million line of credit facility for Lehr Holdings. Located in Stanley, North Carolina, Lehr Holdings is a leading manufacturer of propane-powered products addressing the marine, lawn & garden and industrial floor care markets. Gibraltar worked with Lehr’s management and its financial sponsor to refinance an existing facility and provide additional working capital flexibility moving forward. … Read More