Category: Industry Related

The Adjustment Bureau: Adjusted EBITDA Has Become the New Normal

Today’s investment bankers play a very powerful role in the market and have transitioned to asking lenders to consummate financings based on adjustments to EBITDA rather than actual EBITDA, which presents real challenges for lenders across all markets. Charlie Perer, co-founder and head of originations at SG Credit Partners, compares today’s “adjusted” world to that of titular sci-fi flick “The Adjustment Bureau” as he spells out what shifting lines in the sand mean for the specialty finance industry.

DE&I as a Science: Protecting the Health of Black Women in the Workplace

Black women who endure racism in the workplace also face heightened levels of stress and the corresponding risk of negative health outcomes. According to Angelica Geter, chief strategy officer with the Black Women’s Health Imperative, to combat the negative health ramifications of hostile work environments, it is critical to take a research-based approach to diversity, equity and inclusion strategies.

2022 Women in ABL

For its second annual Top Women in Asset-Based Lending feature, ABF Journal spoke to more than 50 of the most influential women in the ABL industry across multiple disciplines to learn about the challenges they’ve overcome, the lessons they’ve learned and the many successes they’ve achieved.