Cash Flow Series Part 1: How to Prepare Cash Flow Statements

Cashflow Series - Part 1: How to Prepare Cash Flow Statements

The cash flow statement, or statement of cash flows, is one of the three main financial statements used by companies to keep track of their financial health. The other two are the balance sheet and the income statement. The cash flow statement shows the flow of cash into and out of a company and the uses to which this cash … 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 the Growing Health-Conscious Market is Impacting Businesses

How the Increasing Health-Conscious Market is Impacting Businesses

“Health” Means More to Today’s Proactive Consumers We used to regard being free of disease as being “healthy.” Today, we talk more about “wellness,” which goes beyond freedom from disease to encompass emotional and psychological health, energy, happiness and overall quality-of-life. At the same time, consumers have become more proactive about their health. Not leaving our health solely in our … Read More

Top Tips for Business Leaders in 2019

5 Top Tips for Business Leaders in 2019

With the pace of business and innovation moving faster, company leaders feel ever-increasing pressure to move faster too. But we’ve all heard the adage, “Work smarter, not harder,” and there has never been a better time to make that your mantra. These business tips can help make 2019 a transformational year for you and your company, 1.Know your role…and focus … Read More

Looking ahead: 5 Tech Trends for 2019

2019 business trends in manufacturing and distribution

By 2019, it’s no surprise to any of us that a global economy and advancing technologies have resulted in a new Industrial Revolution and the Age of the Intelligent Enterprise. In the past, mega-corporations have enjoyed advantages of scale. Today, when Lean and Fast are the buzzwords of the foreseeable future, small and medium-sized businesses are realizing their own benefits … Read More

What to Look for When Building a Relationship with Your Asset Based Lender

As any business owner knows, strong, trusting professional relationships are as important to a company’s growth and vitality as the business plan. That’s why choosing a financial partner is one of the most crucial decisions small and medium-sized businesses and their advisors face. Anthony DiChiara, EVP, Head of Sales for Gibraltar Business Capital, has a long history in the financial … Read More

How Do You Contact My Customers?

Throughout Gibraltar Business Capital’s 13-part video series focused on factoring, President Scott Winicour explains aspects of the factoring process. In this video installment, he discusses how factors mitigate risk by contacting customers – and Winicour also highlights how instead of simply verifying invoices, Gibraltar uses a quality assurance program as a tool for contacting customers. “All factoring companies are taking … Read More

How Does Gibraltar Evaluate Risk for Factoring Transactions?

Gibraltar Business Capital provides stability during periods of transformation for small and mid-market businesses. In the seventh video in a multi-part video series, Gibraltar President Scott Winicour talks about how Gibraltar evaluates risk and pricing based on accounts receivable balances. “A factor will look at the credit worthiness and the likelihood and willingness of your receivables to pay in a … Read More

Ask a Small Business Financing Expert: When Do Companies Need Working Capital Finance?

In another installment of Ask a Small Business Financing Expert, Dan McCallum, Gibraltar Business Capital vice president, answers two important questions: When do companies need working capital finance most? What is working capital finance best used for? Working capital is a common measure of liquidity, or the amount of cash on hand to handle the day-to-day operations of running a … Read More