Private EquityPortfolio Companies

LocationBoston, Massachusetts

GBFCBusiness Services & Technology/Consumer

  • Year Invested1995
  • Investment TypeGrowth Capital
  • Year Realized1996
  • Type of SaleStrategic Buyer

GBFC is a finance company that provides asset-based working capital financing to small and middle market retailers, collateralized primarily by inventory. Using its expertise in the retail inventory liquidation business, the primary business of GBFC’s sister company Gordon Brothers Partners, GBFC has the ability to evaluate retailers' inventory and make loans that are based on accurate assessments of value. In addition to interest payments, the company typically receives both fees and warrants as compensation for its loans.

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