Gerber Finance provided an additional line of credit to Designer Protein in partnership with PCG Investors. Designer Protein will use the funding to buy back stakeholder shares and expand the brand into a broader line of active lifestyle products.
Gerber Finance launched Gerber+, a division that services businesses seeking funding ranging from $10 million to $25 million. The company’s first client is Molded Acoustical Products of Easton, a full-service insulation manufacturing solutions company.
Gerber Finance, an asset-based lender for companies experiencing accelerated growth, closed a line of credit to Cerebelly, a maker of organic baby food. Cerebelly joined Gerber’s baby care product specialty under its recently launched Naturally Gerber Finance division.
Gerber Finance launched Naturally Gerber Finance, the company’s newly formed division focused on the natural products market. Andrew Hollingsworth, former CFO at Numi Organic Tea, who was hired by Gerber Finance earlier this year, will helm the new division.
Gerber Finance hired three new full-time employees, including Graham Nelson as a collateral analyst in the California office, Hailey Williams as a collateral analyst in the New York office and Kelly South as marketing and communications coordinator.
Gerber Finance completed it CEO succession strategy, naming longtime President Jennifer Palmer as CEO with Founder Gerald Joseph transitioning to strategic advisor and chairman of the board.
Gerber Finance launched a West Coast office. Ed Park is relocating from New York to Santa Monica, CA to lead the new office, assisted by Tammy Rouah.
Gerber Finance funded a C$3 million ($2.363 million) asset based credit facility for a capital projects consulting and advisory firm based in Ontario.