Category: ABF Journal Cover Stories

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.

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.

Introducing the Inaugural ABFJ 25: Celebrating the Most Innovative Companies in Commercial Finance

Commercial finance is a constantly evolving industry. What worked a decade ago might not be effective today, especially in the midst of a global pandemic that has made accessing liquidity even more important than ever. In good times or bad, the companies that stand out the most in commercial finance (and any other industry) are the ones that constantly think ahead and, well, let’s not hide from it, innovate.

Acquiring the Polish of Sterling Michael Haddad Moves ABL Team, Looks Forward to ‘Red Hot’ Year

As part of an ongoing expansion in services and marketing territory, Sterling Bank purchased Dallas-based NewStar Business Credit in March, acquiring its president, Michael Haddad and the other team members along with NSBC’s financial assets and clients. ABF Journal spoke with Haddad and Sterling
Specialty Lending Division President Ted Geisel about the impact the merger will have on the unit and their outlook on ABL lending in 2016.