2022 Most Innovative Companies Issue

Q2 2022 | Vol. 20, No. 2

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ABF Journal's 2022 Most Innovative Companies in Specialty Finance

ABF Journal is back for its third annual list of Most Innovative Companies in Specialty Finance.... read more

How Working Capital Can Help Improve DE&I In The Supply Chain

In part one of a series on improving corporate social responsibility, Brittany Hooper of LSQ looks at diversity, equity and inclusion in the supply chain and how working capital solutions like supply chain finance can help create more diverse, efficient and equitable supply chains.... read more

What's Next For The Asset-Based Lending Bank Take-Out Ecosystem?

For decades, private equity investors have taken distressed assets through a process to divorce them from subordinate liens. An analogous, lender-initiated process (the UCC Article 9 restructuring) clears up the traditional bottleneck in bank-to-ABL transitions, ultimately leading to the next evolution of the take-out relationship.... read more

Selling A Unicorn: Inside FSW Funding's Acquisition By Oxford Commercial Finance

After more than two decades building FSW Funding, Robyn Barrett sold the prominent factoring firm to Oxford Commercial Finance this past spring. Even with the sale, Barrett is still committed to growing the company and maintaining her people, all while taking on new opportunities.... read more

Who's Next? Sycamore Tree Capital Partners Proves Experience Matters

Led by industry veterans Mark Okada, Jack Yang and Trey Parker, Sycamore Tree Capital Partners is an investment firm and asset manager taking the alternative credit space by storm.... read more

One-Stop Shop: Midcap Enters The Equipment Finance Arena

MidCap Business Credit expanded its product offerings this year by launching MidCap Equipment Finance. Led by Saurin Shah, a co-founder of Nations Equipment Finance (now SLR Equipment Finance), the new business aims to help MidCap become a one-stop financing partner for the middle market.... read more

The Importance of Effective Leadership During A Turnaround

Sometimes the simplest things make the biggest differences. Lawrence Gardner explains why the most successful turnarounds are built on strong leadership and outlines the specific aspects of leadership that must be displayed to replicate such results.... read more

Aggressive Pursuit of Repayment or Crossing The Line? Takeaways From The Bailey Tool Bankruptcy Case

In a case study of the recent decision in the Bailey Tool & Manufacturing Company bankruptcy case, Theresa Driscoll of Moritt Hock & Hamroff provides best practices for lenders to pursuit repayment without risking lender liability.... read more

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