White Oak Commercial Finance, an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, expanded its retail offering with the formation of its national retail finance group to meet the growing demand for custom funding solutions by retail companies pivoting their business models to meet fast-changing market trends, including the industry’s increased investment in e-commerce.

The White Oak teams driving the effort span the U.S. and include this newly formed group led by Bill Kearney, as well as senior regional executives Martin Efron, Charles Sharf and Gino Clark.

“Our expanded platform focuses on bringing retail businesses the flexible working capital and expert guidance they require to optimize operations and sustainably grow at every stage, including adapting to new market demands and capitalizing on opportunities as the economy rebounds,” Andy McGhee, vice chairman of White Oak Commercial Finance, said.

“With the deepening of White Oak’s retail finance platform, we’re continuing our decades-long commitment to the retail industry with enhanced capabilities that expand our products and services to a broader range of companies as they keep pace in today’s quickly evolving retail environment,” Bob Grbic, president and CEO of White Oak Commercial Finance,.

White Oak serves businesses across three continents with a comprehensive suite of financing solutions, up to $250 million, and helps companies to maximize their liquidity and invest in growth with reliable and scalable working capital.