An IT Staffing company that specializes in providing very skilled programmers to large consulting firms had outgrown their bank line of credit. Due to the lack of working capital, the company was unable to pay the bank back and they also could not meet their payroll tax obligations.
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A young fabrication company hit a rough-spot when the oil and gas market began to decline in 2015. They maxed out their line of credit with the bank and were upside-down in their payments. Their primary collateral for a line of credit was their A/R. The borrower needed more working capital, but the bank couldn’t extend them anymore.
We’ve found if the bank detects certain trends early on, a partner like Catalyst could be the answer to help both bank and borrower.
“Catalyst acted quickly and professionally. They worked with me and the customer to get them back to work.”
Beyond just looking at receivables, we looked at the company’s ownership, opportunities, and vision. Even though this particular company was experiencing a temporary loss in profit, the potential for growth was evident to our team.
This company was established because of the increased demand for welding and fabrication to service the fracking fleets in West Texas for the oil & gas industry. Catalyst helped fund their explosive growth.
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We’ll outline the different terminology in factoring invoices versus a traditional bank loan. This can help you better understand how factoring works.
When Jaguar Fueling’s funding was impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Catalyst helped meet their cashflow needs and got them back to bank financing.
As a new company with a great idea, Arion was introduced to factoring as a way to solve their cash flow challenges while preserving equity.