SBA Lending: Down But Not Out

by Hitachi Business Finance

Although SBA lending is down sharply in 2009 compared to 2008, the movement of new activity as of late, is a positive sign of good things to come.  Even a…

Credit Shortage Threatens Supplier Growth

by Hitachi Business Finance

Detroit Free Press writer Susan Tompor sheds light on the challenges that lie ahead for small to medium sizes businesses, particularly in the manufacturing sector. As analysts proclaim that the…

Ditching the ‘Alternative Lending’ Moniker

by Hitachi Business Finance

By Mike Semanco, President, Hennessey Capital As recently as March of this year, I was using the term alternative lending to describe our industry niche – but no more.  Moving…

4 Things Small Business Investors Are Looking For

by Hitachi Business Finance

By Mike Semanco, President, Hennessey Capital Whether you are already in business and searching for additional capital and/or a new finance partner, or you are considering embarking on a new…

Hiring Opportunities in Tumultuous Times

by Hitachi Business Finance

The economic crisis has created tremendous opportunities for companies looking to expand their teams. In the commercial finance industry the retrenchment of many firms has created a large talent pool…

So your customer needs a rush order?

by Hitachi Business Finance

By Candi Pavliscak, Chief Credit Officer, Hennessey Capital There are a variety of red flags that can signal a potential problem with payment and/or collections from your customer. Beware: repeated…

4 Months and Still Going…

by Hitachi Business Finance

By Kim Eberhardt, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Hennessey Capital Multiple media outlets reported of the consistent 4-month uptick in SBA lending.  Better yet, all signs indicate that this type…

Confidence in Michigan: It Still Exists

by Hitachi Business Finance

Mike Semanco, President & COO of Hennessey Capital, is featured as the guest blogger on Michigan Positive today. Michigan Positive is dedicated sharing positive local news. Read the blog ….