The transition to a more e-commerce-focused economy has been underway for more than two decades. At this point, it is no longer a trend but a permanent (and dominant) piece of the consumer spending landscape. Such a reliance on e-commerce will continue to call for a reimagining of how asset-based lenders provide capital to businesses that sell their goods virtually. In a Q&A for ABF Journal, Derrick Wong of Pacific Premier Bank spoke with Jessica Bates of Dwight Funding about the ins and outs of asset-based lending to e-commerce brands.
Derrick Wong of Pacific Premier Bank spoke with Rey Abundo of Great Rock Capital and Orrin Belden of Celtic Capital about how the asset-based lending community in California is holding up during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing a potential bellwether for the industry at large.
Middle market businesses experience different stages of growth and stagnation from start-up to success. Sometimes there is a need for restructuring to turn a struggling business around. Derrick Wong explains different asset-based loan options that can help a company achieve financial stability, whatever stage it may be in.
Derrick Wong has joined Opus Bank as managing director, senior client manager for Commercial Banking in San Diego. Wong was most recently with Union Bank as VP, business development.