Forbes Insights, in association with CIT, recently published the report “U.S. Small Business and Middle Market Outlook 2010”.
This article gives a brief description of a dozen common solutions for middle-market financing, including revolving credit, factoring, sale-leaseback arrangements, and more. I recommend it as a good starting point to evaluate the options for a small or middle-market business that needs cash (and can’t wait). It also points out the potential drawbacks of each option.
Two commercial finance companies focused on lending to small and middle-market companies received new capital investment from private equity firms in May.