Thanks for dropping in for some hopefully great business info and on occasion some hopefully not too sarcastic comments on the state of Business Financing in Canada and what we are doing about it !

In 2004 I founded 7 PARK AVENUE FINANCIAL. At that time I had spent all my working life, at that time - Over 30 years in Commercial credit and lending and Canadian business financing. I believe the commercial lending landscape has drastically changed in Canada. I believe a void exists for business owners and finance managers for companies, large and small who want service, creativity, and alternatives.

Every day we strive to consistently deliver business financing that you feel meets the needs of your business. If you believe as we do that financing solutions and alternatives exist for your firm we want to talk to you. Our purpose is simple: we want to deliver the best business finance solutions for your company.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

How Does Non Bank Receivable Financing Work ?

Confidential A/R Finance Is The Best Kept Secret In Business Credit Finance

Accounts Receivable financing isn't always in the headlines - we're the first to admit that . But it should surprise business owners and their financial managers that thousands of Canadian firms are moving toward a working capital financing facility known as receivable factoring.

There are numerous reasons why businesses choose, or must choose to finance their sales outside traditional bank norms . One reason might be they aren't able to access all the business credit they need ; in other instances they might not qualify for any traditional bank credit solution while at the same time their business is growing !

Confidential Invoice Financing

Here is a question . What if you could get invoice finance that would allow you to bill and collect your own receivables under this facility? Possible? Absolutely.

Canadian business financing solutions such as Confidential A/R Finance provide your business with unlimited cash flow, and, unlike your competitors, you , not a third party, are in control of your facility.


Most Canadian business owners and financial managers know a bit about how factoring, aka receivable financing works.

The Confidential AR Financing Difference :

Factoring , we call it ' old school ' factoring, is a process whereby you sell your receivables and receive immediate, same day cash for those invoices. 99.9% of all the financing done in Canada under this business model has the third party lender firm collecting your invoices and notifying the customer. They also follow up for collection and interact with your customer, because, as we said, you have sold them your receivable, or receivables in whole.

Why Trade Receivable Financing :

Clients of 7 Park Avenue Financial like the end result:

Instant Cash Flow

Constant Working Capital replenishing

What they don't necessarily like is the 3rd party firm taking over the client relationship as it relates to accounts receivable.

Enter Confidential Receivable Financing - Under this scenario your receivables are billed and collected by your firm , and there is no third party interference with the relationship you have with clients when it comes to billing and collecting.

Business owners like this latter model - The bottom line is that your financing relationship is not disclosed to your customers, and that’s a good thing. Your firm achieves all of the benefits of accounts receivable financing, but under the confidential invoice finance model your receivable factoring is in your control.

Under traditional U.S. And U.K. type receivable factoring your customers receives a letter from either yourself or the factor firm, notifying your clients about the issue of your firm having sold its receivables. If you don’t care about that, no problem...! But if you do care about what the perception of that letter might be then you should consider confidential invoice finance.

Using a solid non bank a/r finance model gives you a competitive advantage - It differs from bank financing, and is the alternative to the traditional factoring of invoices that we have talked about here. The bottom line is there is a world of difference in the facilities offered.

Cost Of Factoring / Confidential A/R Finance

The cost of confidential invoice discounting is the same as traditional factor financing - so that’s a good thing! This method of financing is costlier than bank interest rates, but does not require the significant emphasis that banks place on personal guarantees, outside collateral, ratios, covenants, credit limits , etc. In fact business owners may be surprised to know that credit limits are virtually unlimited if you business has the sales levels to justify increases in the facility, and that the facility is operating properly .

Speak to a trusted, credible and experienced Canadian business financing advisor with a track record of business finance success , one who will assist you in closing this valuable type of working capital financing solution.

7 Park Avenue Financial :

South Sheridan Executive Centre
2910 South Sheridan Way
Suite 301
Oakville, Ontario
L6J 7J8

Direct Line = 416 319 5769

Email = sprokop@7parkavenuefinancial.com


Business financing for Canadian Firms , specializing in working capital, cash flow, asset based financing , Equipment Leasing , franchise finance and Cdn. Tax Credit Finance . Founded 2004 - Completed in excess of 100 Million $ of financing for Canadian corporations .

' Canadian Business Financing With The Intelligent Use Of Experience '

Stan has had a successful career with some of the world’s largest and most successful corporations.
Prior to founding 7 Park Avenue Financial in 2004 his employers over the last 25 years were, ASHLAND OIL, ( 1977-1980) DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION, ( 1980-1990) ) CABLE & WIRELESS PLC,( 1991 -1993) ) AND HEWLETT PACKARD ( 1994-2004 ) He is an expert in Canadian Business Financing.

Stan has over 40 years of business and finance executive experience. He has been recognized as a credit/financial executive for three of the largest technology companies in the world; Hewlett-Packard, Digital Equipment and Cable & Wireless. Stan has had in depth, hands on experience in assessing and evaluating thousands of companies that are seeking financing and expansion. He has been instrumental in helping many companies progress through every phase of financing, mergers & acquisitions, sales and marketing and human resources. Stan has worked with startups and public corporations and has many times established the financial wherewithal of organizations before approving millions of dollars of financing facilities and instruments on behalf of his employers.

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