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Tiger Group

Tiger Group and its affiliates provide advisory, restructuring, valuation, disposition and auction services within a broad range of retail, wholesale, and industrial sectors.

Arch + Beam, LLC

Arch + Beam is a restructuring, consulting and advisory firm focused on helping companies and creditors with turnarounds, out-of-court workouts, going-concern sales, Chapter 11, Article 9 sales, receiverships, orderly wind-downs, ABCs and liquidating plans. We have held the roles of financial advisor, chief restructuring officer, chief financial officer, chief operating officer, chief liquidating officer, receiver, […]

Phoenix Management Services

For over 35 years, the Phoenix team has been effectively assessing complex situations to lead clients down a clear path towards stability and value maximization. We work as a partner to provide our clients and their stakeholders complete solutions that address the challenges they face throughout the lifecycle of the business. We provide a full […]


CODIX is an international software company, which has developed iMX – the event-driven enterprise management system. iMX is an innovative blend of technologies, enabling all the business processes to be managed within a single technical structure that can easily be parameterized to meet each company’s specific needs. That makes it the leading software in several […]

Current Issue


ABF Journal’s Second Annual Most Innovative Companies in Specialty Finance - In the second edition of ABF Journal’s list of the Most Innovative Companies in Specialty Finance, we went bigger and better than last year, expanding the breadth of companies to include capital providers, referral sources, service providers and more. In a year once again heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, these companies used ingenuity and adaptability to push themselves forward.


Tackling Issues in Structuring Syndicated Asset-Based Loans - Syndicating asset-based loans is a tried-and-true method of mitigating the risk of overexposure to certain industries and borrowers, but the process is far from simple, especially considering the different types of lenders. Inez M. Markovich and Howard Brod Brownstein outline some important considerations for successful syndication.
Access, Availability and Options: Maintaining Liquidity in Any Market Environment - Ensuring access to capital is a top priority for any business, particularly during times of distress like the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure a consistent flow of capital, businesses must diversify their sources, minimize costs and keep their options open.
New Moon: Inside Encina Business Credit’s Recapitalization and Transformation - With an expanded capital base and a new funding partner in Barings, Encina Business Credit (now Eclipse Business Capital) is taking the next step on its growth trajectory, but as much as things change, the company’s successful approach to the market will stay the same.
Who’s Next?: FrontWell Capital Partners Blends the Science and Art of Asset-Based Lending - FrontWell Capital Partners is a newer entrant in the asset-based lending world, but with its selective approach, experienced management team and laser focus on the opportunities it sees in the Canadian marketplace, it has made itself a company to watch.