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Executive’s Corner: Interview with Paul Cronin, Head of Asset Based Lending & Restructuring Finance, Santander Bank

Nov
18
2019
Link to article here. In this installment of our series of “Executive’s Corner,” featuring articles from guest writer Charlie Perer of SG Credit Partners, the author sits with Paul Cronin to understand his views on leadership, joining Santander and competitive environment, among other things. Charlie Perer: Thank you for your time Paul. To begin, can you please talk about your background as you have run different business lines over the...

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Ain’t Nothing, but a “G” Thing Baby; Goodbye Super G, Hello SG Credit

Nov
14
2019
Link to article here. Ten years ago, a self-made entrepreneur named Darrin Ginsberg started Super G Capital, LLC with his own capital and with the goal of financing the merchant services industry (not to be confused with the MCA industry). He never set out to build a lending business and came up with the name Super G as his personal LLC based on a T-shirt his friends gave him with “G” replacing the Superman insignia. Hence, the legend...

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SG Credit Partners Adds Bridge Loan Product to Solve For High Net Worth Liquidity Issues

Nov
12
2019
SG Credit Partners (“SGCP”) now offers an interest only bridge loan product designed to provide a liquidity solution for asset rich, liquidity constrained entrepreneurs when speed and certainty to close are required. We call it the “Personal Financial Statement (PFS) Loan.” SGCP enables entrepreneurs to quickly tap into pockets of equity in their non-business asset base that traditional lenders would not consider. SGCP...

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Executive’s Corner: Interview with Martin Battaglia, CEO of Encina Business Credit

Oct
23
2019
Link to article here. In this installment of our series of “Executive’s Corner,” featuring articles from guest writer Charlie Perer of SG Credit Partners, the author sits with Marty Battaglia to understand his views on leadership, market conditions and the changing competitive landscape, among other things. Charlie Perer: You founded Encina less than 4 years ago. Has the Company grown to your expectations? Marty Battaglia: Generally speaking,...

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Eyes Wide Shut – The ABL Industry Predicted the Bubble Bursting

Oct
17
2019
Link to the article here. When the credit markets dry up only a few will understand how it happened.  The few that are in the know – and saw it coming – are bank-ABL industry executives who are pushing credit executives in C&I to properly risk-rate and downgrade marginal credits and transfer to ABL.  Risk-rating models and politics in a bank can be subjective, not forward looking and can be interpreted with the goal of keeping...

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Executive’s Corner: Interview with Kenneth Frieze, CEO of Gordon Brothers

Sep
25
2019
Link to article here. In this installment of our series of “Executive’s Corner,” featuring articles from guest writer Charlie Perer of SG Credit Partners, the author sits with Ken Frieze to gain an understanding of his views on leadership, market cycles and the competitive environment, among other topics. Charlie Perer: Thank you for your time. It’s incredible to think that Gordon Brothers was founded over 100 years ago. Can you talk...

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The Bank ABL Conundrum: Why Do Banks Fail to Sell this Excellent Product?

Sep
22
2019
An increasing number of commercial banks are creating ABL divisions. Yet, as Charlie Perer muses, these divisions are still playing second fiddle to C&I and not receiving referrals from their C&I colleagues, even when ABL might be a more appropriate product and not utilizing it will cause a client to exit. He explains that breaking down the silos between divisions will serve customers more effectively and keep them as clients. Is...

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SG Credit Partners Receives $100+ Million Investment, Andrew Hettinger Joins as Chief Investment Officer, Lon Brown Joins as Senior Credit Advisor, Christopher Koenig Joins as Managing Director, East Coast

Sep
18
2019
Link to article here. MidMark Financial Group, along with The Cynosure Group and The 4612 Group, announced a significant closing of $113 million in growth capital to acquire majority control of SG Credit Partners, Inc., in partnership with management.  This investment is the initial phase of a plan to build SG Credit into a leading multi-product opportunistic credit platform.  As part of the investment, industry veterans Andrew Hettinger,...

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Space Cowboys and Special Assets

Sep
17
2019
Link to article here. Clint Eastwood starred in the classic year 2000 movie, Space Cowboys, about a retired astronaut who, along with his colleagues, was sent back to space to fix a satellite he helped build in the 1960s. It turned out (in the movie) that NASA had no one around with any knowledge of the dated technology built into the satellite, so they had to turn to a retired astronaut to solve the problem. The importance of this particular...

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Executive’s Corner: Interview with David Marks, EVP, Head of Wells Fargo Commercial Capital

Jul
17
2019
In this installment of our series of “Executive’s Corner,” featuring articles from guest writer Charlie Perer of SG Credit Partners, the author sits with David Marks, Executive Vice President, Head of Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, to gain an understanding of his views on leadership, running one of the largest asset-based lending businesses in the U.S., and Wells Fargo’s middle-market strategy. Charlie Perer: Thank you for your time...

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