Intercreditor Agreements and DOP’s: The Factors Secret to Effective Collaboration

Intercreditor agreements with factors were always a significant obstacle in closing a purchase order financing deal. For starters, there is a good deal of unfamiliarity with purchase order financiers – even concern – that the purchase order funder might be taking over the senior lender’s collateral position or may refinance the client away. This, of […]

Competitors or Match Made in Heaven: Invoice Factoring Vs Purchase Order Finance

For entrepreneurs and business owners, supply chains have had a transformative effect upending traditional inventory models and creating opportunities for many lenders. Still, factors, in particular, need to find new ways to support companies during critical periods of growth. Unexpected extraordinary amounts of capital injected to fulfil sales orders can generate significant benefits for the […]

Purchase Order Finance Vs Supply Chain Financing: Critical takeaways for collaboration

The misconceptions surrounding supply chain finance, trade finance and purchase order finance have grown since the misuse of terms. Providers are quick to market products across a broad spectrum of “keywords”” to attract potential prospects, confusing business owners, often resulting in inconsistent and mismatched debt facilities. Even business development managers (BDM) struggle to understand explanations […]

The mystery relationship between factors and purchase order financiers

Even seasoned veterans of purchase order financing can still be surprised by the misconception by some lenders and factors as to what purchase order financing is. Properly characterised as “structured inventory financing”, this insight will discuss how entrepreneurial lenders can lift the veil on the misconceptions of when to lean on a purchase order financing specialist. When […]