Invoice Factoring Success Story – Metal Fabrication

Metal Fabrication Company Grows from $0 to $20 Million with Invoice Factoring James Stevens* was a successful sales manager for a large roofing supply company in Houston Texas. At age 51, he was earning a good salary with benefits and had topped out in his career. Then he had a heart attack. His doctor told […]

Port of Corpus Christi – $50B+ in Construction

Port of Corpus Christi – $50+ Billion in Infrastructure Spending For years the Port of Corpus Christi was a sleepy port handling the import of bauxite ore unloading at the Sherwin Alumina plant for processing aluminium oxide and providing a home for a small naval base in Ingleside. Today, thanks to its close proximity to the […]

Francoise Luca helps Bastrop EDC Bring Home the Gold!!!

Bastrop EDC’s Gold Award In January 2013, Business Finance Solutions’ own Francoise Luca was recruited to help Dave Quinn, CEcD, Executive Director Bastrop Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) with a quick turn-around video and promotional material project. In October 2013, the Bastrop EDC (part of Team Texas) video was awarded the Gold Award for Promotional Video by […]

Recent Examples of Financing Transactions

Since 1994, Business Finance Solutions has originated over $400 million in financing transactions. We provide working capital, equipment finance, real estate loans, and subordinated debt financing. We have helped hundreds of B2B companies grow and thrive over the years. If your business is B2B (a business to business) service provider we can probably help you! […]

Texas Oilfield Services Companies are Changing Global Oil and Gas Economics

In the next 5-10 years, Texas oilfield services companies may very well change dynamics and politics of oil and gas. Thousands of small and mid-sized oilfield services companies are growing because of the oil and gas boom currently taking place in Texas. Oilfield drilling companies, oilfield services and supply companies, material suppliers, caterers, land clearing […]

Unscrupulous Invoice Factoring Companies – How to Avoid Them

Though most commercial invoice factoring companies are good legitimate companies, there are a few unscrupulous companies that give the industry a bad name. Over the last 5 years Sam Thacker has written about a few of them. A week or two ago, our staff found another one based in Southern California that “pre-filed” their UCC-1 financing statement against a […]

Small Asset-based Lenders Part 1 of 2

There have been a number of small asset-based lenders enter the commercial finance market since 2007. Asset-based lenders loan against inventory and accounts receivable and sometimes other assets. In a column written for Experts Sam discusses what kind of companies fit the small asset-based lender. If your business needs to finance raw materials inventory, finished […]

Borrowing Outlook for Small Business Owners for 2013

In January 2013 I gave a presentation to a group of 40 business owners about the outlook for borrowing in 2013. My Advice: Don’t bother with ”Mega” banks. They just aren’t loaning to small businesses that aren’t insanely profitable and cash heavy. Commercial leasing companies want two years of good operating history before they will consider […]

Gonzales, Dewit, and Karnes Counties of Texas to Benefit from $28 Billion in 2013

The Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas covers a span of 23 counties of San Antonio. Discovered in 2008, the area has already produced staggering volumes of oil, and liquid gas. There are very large untapped resources of dry gas that is not yet economical to extract. Here are some statistics that about the […]

Alaskan Cod Fishing Season – Processor Financing Available

January 4 2013 – Alaskan Pacific Cod season about to be in full swing The 2013 Alaskan Pacific Cod Season looks to be a mixed bag. Fisheries look promising but product price is down. If you are a United States based frozen fish or seafood processor, importer, or exporter of frozen Cod or other seafood […]