Category: Issues

Dodging Disruption: How Economic Fluctuations are Impacting Turnaround & Restructuring Activity

Businesses of all sizes have faced mounting pressure this year, whether due to tightened lending standards or continually increasing interest rates. Representatives from several turnaround management firms spoke with ABF Journal to explore the factors driving restructuring activity in 2023 and beyond.

Changing Patterns: Why Alternative Financing Has Become More Attractive to Middle-Market Borrowers

More middle-market borrowers are seeking alternative forms of financing as traditional lenders apply greater scrutiny to their portfolios amidst increasing regulation, opening up opportunities for non-bank asset-based lenders. Robert Lau of Carl Marks Advisors provides important context around this trend and how it will influence the market in the short and long term.

Who’s Next? JPalmer Collective Wants To Create Change In Asset-Based Lending

Earlier this year, Jennifer Palmer, the former CEO of Gerber Finance and eCapital Asset-Based Lending, teamed up with Melissa Fleishman, another former Gerber Finance and eCapital executive, to launch JPalmer Collective, an asset-based lender with a clear focus on providing financing to women-owned businesses and supporting sustainability.