CEW President Carlotta Jacobson, Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette, and Jill Scalamandre, CEW chairwomen (photo courtesy of CEW)
March 6, 2018 - IFA/NYIC panel on “Factoring in Niche Industries” (moderator)
March 21, 2018 - Financial Poise Group Webinar “How PO Finance Works in Tandem with Factoring” (presenter)
June 26, 2018 - 11th Annual Philadelphia Credit & Restructuring Summit panel on “Fintech and blockchain’s potential impact on trade and alternative finance” (speaker)
October 16, 2018 - NYIC, IFA Northeast, DeBanked & AFBA Lending Conference panel on “Alternative Finance Regarding PO Financing” (speaker)
Rob Miller is a featured speaker at the CFA’s Annual Convention panel: “A View from the Top” in San Diego, CA
Over 1,000 professionals involved in asset-based lending, factoring, appraisals/auctions/liquidations, software development, law, accounting, insurance, turnaround management, field examinations, search, filing and document retrieval came together for this years 74th Annual Convention held on Nov.7-9th in San Diego. Panels were made up of top thought leaders and industry veterans leading break-out sessions, bringing topical discussions and ideas to the table. Congratulation to Rob Miller for being chosen as one of the featured speakers!
THE LEAD SUMMIT 2018
October 24 | Brooklyn, NY
The Lead Summit was held on Brooklyn's Innovation Coast at The Williamsburg Hotel on October 24, 2018. The full day event featured more than 500 attendees from the fashion-retail-commerce value chain.
The Lead Quarterly Issue 0.2 | Fall 2018 was released at The Lead Summit. The issue features The Foremost 50 of 2018 and articles from contributors such as Levi's Marc Rosen, XRC’s Pano Anthos, Bombas’ Randy Goldberg, John Varvatos’ Mark Brashear and more. The digital version will be available on the web site soon.
The Lead Summit will reconvene June, 2019 in Brooklyn, NY. The event will increase in scale, to accomodate The Lead's larger executive community of fashion brands & retailers, leading digital native vertical brands, emerging tech start-ups, venture capital firms, and fortune 1000 technology companies.
THOSE WHO JOINED
TSL TOP STORY
Rosenthal + Gordon Brothers Team Up to Provide $16M Financing Facility to Jonathan Adler
Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc., the leading independent factoring, asset based lending and purchase order financing firm in the U.S., and Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring and investment firm, announced today the completion of a joint financing deal with Jonathan Adler, the global luxury designer housewares brand. Under the deal, the two firms will provide a total of $16 million in working capital to Jonathan Adler to support the launch and execution of an exclusive e-commerce brand and product partnership with a major online retailer.
Rosenthal, the senior lender, is providing a $12 million asset based loan against all Jonathan Adler assets, including accounts receivable and inventory. The junior lender, Gordon Brothers, is providing an additional $4 million loan against trademarks and other intellectual property. The financing gives Jonathan Adler more borrowing base availability and frees up additional capital for the brand’s continued e-commerce expansion and other business development initiatives.
“Teaming up with Gordon Brothers allowed us to come to the table with a truly robust and resourceful financing deal that gives Jonathan Adler the working capital, stability and flexibility it needs to venture down this thrilling new path,” said Robert Miller, Executive Vice President and Head of Asset Based Lending. “Rosenthal’s expertise in the retail space and our creativity for tailoring financing alternatives to address the specific needs of our clients were the perfect combination for this deal.”
“We see tremendous value in this iconic brand with significant growth potential through this new partnership,” said Ramez Toubassy, President of Gordon Brothers’ brands practice. “We’re excited to be part of building the future of Jonathan Adler as the brand gains access to new channels and new customers as a result of this financing.”
For more information about Gordon Brothers and this transaction, please visit www.gordonbrothers.comand contact Ramez Toubassy at 310-243-6766.
SWAAY in partnership with Accessories Council hosts this female forward dinner aptly named “A Night of Empowerment.” Guests included executives from brands like Luxottica, Steve Madden Handbags, and the Jewelry Group, as well as founders of emerging brands like ADAY, Neely & Chloe, INSPR, and Affordable Luxury Group.
October 8, 2018 - LA Fashion Market Week panel for California Fashion Association on “Turning Your Fashion Idea into a Sustained Business Model” (speaker)
The Needlers Foundation honored Cassie at their 18th Annual Golf Outing. It was held at the Seawane Country Club on September 6th where guests were invited to play a round of golf followed by cocktails and dinner. Congrats Cassie!
Mark Collins Speaks at the GovMates Federal Fiscal Year-End Tools | Financing Options Conference in Tysons Corner, VA
September 6, 2018 - Mark Collins discussed at the govmates seminar on how government contractors can use contract financing to fulfill inventory purchases from task orders and purchase orders from prime and sub to prime contractors. There is a better alternative to raising equity to fulfill the manufacturing and distribution of products being sold under a government contract.
Cassie Rosenthal moderates a panel at The Lead Assembly @ Cadillac House. Panelists included Aaron Sanandres, CEO of Untuckit, Mariah Chase, CEO of Eloquii, and Daniella Yacobovsky, CEO of Baublebar
The question at hand- What is next for Digital Native Vertical Brands? In a panel led by Cassie Rosenthal (SVP, Rosenthal & Rosenthal), Aaron Sanandres (Co-Founder & CEO, UNTUCKit), Daniella Yacobovsky (Co-Founder, BAUBLEBAR), and Mariah Chase (CEO, ELOQUII) shared their thoughts on brick and mortar retail, wholesale partnerships, geographical focus and next steps for growth.
This year’s high-spirited event raised $1.3 million to benefit the FIT Foundation.
Some 550 people attended Fashion Institute of Technology’s Annual Awards Gala at Cipriani on 42nd Street in New York Thursday night honoring Ivan Bart, president of IMG Models and Fashion Properties; Jane Hertzmark Hudis, group president at the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., and J. Michael Stanley, managing director at Rosenthal & Rosenthal.
(NEW YORK) – JUNE 5, 2018 – Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc., the leading independent factoring, asset based lending (ABL) and purchase order financing firm in the United States, today announced the appointment of Kevin Stapleton as Senior Vice President, Senior Account Executive in the firm’s New York office. Stapleton will be responsible for managing accounts across Rosenthal’s factoring portfolio.
(NEW YORK) – May 30, 2018 – Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc., the leading independent factoring, asset based lending and purchase order financing firm in the United States, today announced the appointment of Mark Collins as Senior Vice President in the firm’s newest office in Atlanta. Collins will be responsible for business development throughout the Southeast and across the firm’s divisions. The appointment is effective May 30, 2018.
This was the first year the NYC office participated in the Corporate Challenge. While the 3.5-mile course throughout Central Park can prove to be difficult everyone was able to complete the run. It was all smiles at the finish line as the group re-convened at the Keg Room for a celebratory drink. The event was a great success and Rosenthal looks forward to making this an annual tradition going forward.