According to SFNet, total commitments for bank lenders in Q1/20 rose 7.8% compared with Q1/19 but were relatively flat compared with Q4/19. For non-bank lenders, total commitments rose 15.2% compared with Q1/19 but fell 1.8% compared with Q4/19.
According to a survey from the Secured Finance Network, the factoring industry saw only minor changes in the 2018-2019 time period, except for a significant increase in credit losses, most likely attributable to the competitive environment through 2019.
According to data from SFNet, lenders reported asset-based lending to U.S. businesses increased steadily and credit quality remained strong in Q4/19, but the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on financial markets.
Betty Hernandez, executive vice president and CCO of North Mill Capital, has been appointed to the executive committee of Secured Finance Network.