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CrowdOut Capital Provides Multi-Million Dollar Term Loan to Shale Support to Fund Expansion

CrowdOut Capital Provides Multi-Million Dollar Term Loan to Shale Support to Fund Expansion

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CrowdOut Capital LLC, a pioneer in non-bank private lending for growing middle market companies, today announced the completion of a multi-million dollar term loan to Shale Support, a leading provider of frac sand and logistical solutions to the oil and gas proppant market. The proceeds will support the acquisition of two sand mines,Read more about CrowdOut Capital Provides Multi-Million Dollar Term Loan to Shale Support to Fund Expansion[…]

CrowdOut Capital Surpasses $100 Million in Loans to Middle Market Companies to Fuel Growth

CrowdOut Capital Surpasses $100 Million in Loans to Middle Market Companies to Fuel Growth

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CrowdOut Capital, the first tech-enabled online marketplace to fund corporate loans for middle market companies, announced it funded more than $112 million in loans in less than two years. Accredited investors choose from the company’s vetted loan offerings on a deal-by-deal basis. “Our platform allows individuals and institutions to invest directly into loansRead more about CrowdOut Capital Surpasses $100 Million in Loans to Middle Market Companies to Fuel Growth[…]

CrowdOut’s Schoenbaum Among Winners of the 9th Annual Emerging Leader Awards

CrowdOut’s Schoenbaum Among Winners of the 9th Annual Emerging Leader Awards

    AUSTIN, TEXAS, JUNE 26, 2018 – The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the Emerging Leaders Awards on Tuesday, June 26th. CrowdOut Capital CEO Alexander Schoenbaum is one of the M&A Advisor’s 2018 Emerging Leaders. Based in Austin, Texas, CrowdOut is the first online marketplace for short-term lending for the lower middle-market companiesRead more about CrowdOut’s Schoenbaum Among Winners of the 9th Annual Emerging Leader Awards[…]

CrowdOut Capital Provides Senior Secured Term Loan to Personiv to Fund Acquisition of JKBPO

CrowdOut Capital Provides Senior Secured Term Loan to Personiv to Fund Acquisition of JKBPO

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CrowdOut announces the recent closing of a senior secured term loan to Austin-based Personiv, to support the acquisition of John Keells BPO, a Gurgaon, India-based provider of customer engagement services including inbound and outbound voice, multichannel service management, tech support, and back office support. Personiv is a business process outsourcing company that boastsRead more about CrowdOut Capital Provides Senior Secured Term Loan to Personiv to Fund Acquisition of JKBPO[…]

Family Offices Exploring Direct Lending

Family Offices Exploring Direct Lending

High net worth individuals and family offices, in search of autonomy and flexibility, are increasingly managing their wealth internally rather than placing their money in funds managed by third parties. The collective size of family offices has surpassed that of hedge funds in the United States. Bloomberg estimates that hedge funds are currently managing approximatelyRead more about Family Offices Exploring Direct Lending[…]

A History of Lending: Part II- The Emergence of Modern Banking

A History of Lending: Part II- The Emergence of Modern Banking

By the late 16th and early 17th century, the traditional banking functions that we know today had developed.  The more standardized issuance of bank debt grew from the practice of goldsmiths owning private vaults where they would charge a fee to wealthy merchants for holding precious metals.  Eventually, the goldsmiths began to lend money outRead more about A History of Lending: Part II- The Emergence of Modern Banking[…]

Off the Mark: Business Development Companies’ Discrepancies in Fair Value Reporting of Loan Values

Off the Mark: Business Development Companies’ Discrepancies in Fair Value Reporting of Loan Values

Current SEC regulations require that companies use market values when appraising their assets to fair value. When market prices are not immediately apparent though, as in the case of BDC loans, determining a fair value becomes a less uniform process. While Accounting Series Releases 113 and 118 provide some guidance on marking illiquid assets toRead more about Off the Mark: Business Development Companies’ Discrepancies in Fair Value Reporting of Loan Values[…]

The Rise of Family Offices: Direct Investments

The Rise of Family Offices: Direct Investments

Single family offices currently account for more than $2.4 trillion in investable capital globally, making them sizable competition to the Private Equity and Hedge Fund industry.   As the number of high net worth individuals increases around the world, the family office industry continues to blossom, as does its investment strategy.  The current trend is aRead more about The Rise of Family Offices: Direct Investments[…]