Finding White Oak: A.E. Wease Completes its Search for a New Lender

A. E. Wease Distributors, a 90-year old family-run business, spent five years as the borrower of a large Midwest-based bank. But the bank got cold feet about lending to Wease after a major customer was acquired and no longer needed a distributor. ABF Journal editor Nadine Bonner spoke with Wease’s Charles Tandy and Pete McCaffrey, who explained the process that brought them into a successful relationship with their new lender, White Oak Commercial Finance.

Choosing the Right Loan Structure — In a Borrower’s Market

Wells Fargo Capital Finance’s Barry Bobrow writes to the CFO to explain the benefits of stepping outside the traditional loan structure and into an asset-based facility. Using some case studies as an example, Bobrow is able to highlight why choosing an ABL structure better fits the needs of certain borrowers in an ever evolving market.