Public and Private Equity Basics

Equity is the type of additional capital often focused on by companies looking to finance rapid growth. The big advantage to equity is that it does not have to be repaid in the short-term. The major disadvantage is loss of ownership and some control. There are two basic types of equity capital – public and private. Each has its own … Read More

Gibraltar Continues to Grow, Welcoming New SVP Robin Oertel to the Midwest Region

Gibraltar welcomes Robin Oertel to the GBC family as a Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer, based out of Minneapolis, MN. Robin will be using her 20-plus years of experience to originate and execute new asset-based lending relationships in the Upper Midwest region (IL, WI, MN, IA, MO, ND, SD, NE, KS). Her experience in business development, relationship management … Read More

Types of Debt Financing

If you are a private equity sponsor or a company leader with a business that is poised for a new stage of growth, debt financing can be critical to carrying out your strategic plans. There are many loan structures to choose from, depending on the business’ needs and financial situation. There are also different types of lenders, with different qualification … Read More

3 Types of Capital to Grow Your Business

With growth capital, you can: Purchase equipment to increase your production and potential sales. Add employees to increase production, develop and carry out strategic plans. Increase marketing and advertising to help increase sales. Purchase real estate to house expanding operations. Enter a new market or expand your product/service line. Acquire or merge with another company to give your business a … Read More

3 Top Fintech Trends to Watch in 2020

Fintech, or financial services technology, is certainly not a new field. But the pace of technological advancement is moving faster and faster as the 21st century marches on. Today, commercial lenders are getting more and more resources to draw on in servicing clients and structuring deals. Big data and advanced technologies can speed up applications and underwriting, and potentially create … 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

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

7 Commercial Lending Tips for the New Year

Most growing companies find they need extra working or investment capital at some time in their life cycle, and commercial loans are available for most types of businesses. If you’re considering incorporating a loan into your financial plan, or the plan of a company you sponsor, in the upcoming year, here are some tips to make the most of borrowing … 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

Gibraltar Provides $6MM Growth Capital to Company Innovating for the Future of Surgery

Gibraltar prides itself on helping companies and their private equity sponsors seize opportunities when they arise, with enough capital to meet current needs and boost company performance to the next level. Gibraltar recently offered its lending services to a sponsored company with a stake in the future of healthcare. Aging Population Increases Demands on Surgery Centers The aging of the … Read More