White Oak Commercial Finance Expands Retail Finance Offering to Meet Growing Demand

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC (“White Oak”), an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC, announced today that it is expanding its retail offering with the formation of its new National Retail Finance Group to meet the growing demand for custom funding solutions by retail companies pivoting their business models to meet fast-changing market trends, including the industry’s increased investment in ecommerce.

The White Oak teams driving the effort span the U.S. and include this newly formed group led by Bill Kearney, as well as senior regional executives Martin Efron, Charles Sharf, and Gino Clark.

“Our expanded platform focuses on bringing retail businesses the flexible working capital and expert guidance they require to optimize operations and sustainably grow at every stage, including adapting to new market demands and capitalizing on opportunities as the economy rebounds,” said Vice Chairman Andy McGhee.

“With the deepening of White Oak’s retail finance platform, we’re continuing our decades-long commitment to the retail industry with enhanced capabilities that expand our products and services to a broader range of companies as they keep pace in today’s quickly evolving retail environment,” said President & CEO, Bob Grbic.

White Oak serves businesses across three continents with a comprehensive suite of financing solutions, up to $250 million, and helps companies to maximize their liquidity and invest in growth with reliable and scalable working capital.


White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC (WOCF) is a global financial products and services company providing credit facilities to companies across the economy. WOCF’s solutions include asset-based lending, full-service factoring, invoice discounting, government contract financing, lender financing, supply chain financing, inventory financing, US import/export financing, trade credit risk management, account receivables management and credit and collections support. The firm has offices and personnel throughout the US, UK, and Australia, including San Francisco, New York, Charlotte, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Los Angeles, London, Glasgow, and Sydney. WOCF is an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC and its institutional clients. More information can be found at www.whiteoaksf.com/commercialfinance.

About White Oak Global Advisors

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC is a leading global alternative asset manager specializing in originating and providing financing solutions to facilitate the growth, refinancing and recapitalization of small and medium enterprises. Since its inception in 2007, White Oak Global Advisors’ disciplined investment process focuses on delivering risk-adjusted investment returns and establishing long term partnerships with our borrowers. For more information, visit www.whiteoaksf.com.


Prosek Partners (on behalf of White Oak Global Advisors)

William Szczecinski


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