Tag Archives: ABL Industry

ABL Roundtable 2015: Profiting Through Headwinds

Regular ABF Journal contributor Lisa A. Miller spoke with five ABL leaders to get the pulse of the ABL outlook for 2015. With an unexpected economic stallout in Q1/14, and the ongoing forces of excess liquidity, tight margins and heavy competition continuing to labor the market, new money opportunities can be challenging. However, optimism abounds as loan growth accelerates, and recent data revealed the banking sector experienced the highest rate of loan growth in 2014 since the economic downturn.

Gift Card Redemption in Liquidation: Weighing Potential Benefits to Creditors

Whether or not to accept gift cards during a liquidation should be decided on a case by case basis. But the blanket refusal to redeem gift cards during GOB sales is becoming more a thing of the past. Michael McGrail, COO of Tiger Capital Group, talks about the advantages and disadvantages of redemption to creditors. Whatever the decision, he says potential impacts to GOB sales should be factored into the overall liquidation strategy.