Investments

Corporate Asset-Based Lending

Arena originates and co-invests in asset-based corporate loans with a flexible, creative approach to collateral types.

Investment size

$5-$50M

Enterprise value

$25M+

Average term

1-5 years

Geography

Global

Strategy Description

Arena’s Corporate Private Investments team originates asset-based loans for privately-held middle market businesses across a variety of industries. In addition to direct originations, Arena actively co-invests in transactions with other lenders.

Investments support growth, working-capital needs, recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, debtor-in-possession and emergence financing, and seasonal or other opportunistic financings. Arena provides speed of execution, and its flexible capital allows for “out of the box” creative structures to meet borrowers’ financing needs.

Investment size

$5-$50M

Enterprise value

$25M+

Average term

1-5 years

Geography

Global

Strategy Description

Arena’s Corporate Private Investments team originates asset-based loans for privately-held middle market businesses across a variety of industries. In addition to direct originations, Arena actively co-invests in transactions with other lenders.

Investments support growth, working-capital needs, recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, debtor-in-possession and emergence financing, and seasonal or other opportunistic financings. Arena provides speed of execution, and its flexible capital allows for “out of the box” creative structures to meet borrowers’ financing needs.

Lending Criteria

  • All industries
  • Optimizing liquidity in all asset classes (ability to lend in excess of 100% of NOLV)
  • Positive cash flow or historical earnings are not required
  • Experienced and trustworthy management team and reliable management information and systems

Use of Capital

  • Working capital
  • Emerging growth
  • Recapitalizations
  • Seasonal & opportunistic financing
  • Turnarounds
  • Debtor-in-possession
  • Emergence financing
  • Mergers & acquisitions

Investment Structures

  • First-lien ABLs
  • Split-lien ABLs
  • Asset-based loans

Collateral Types

  • Inventory
  • Accounts receivable
  • Brands
  • Machinery & equipment
  • Real estate
  • Art/jewelry/watches
  • Intellectual property
  • Automobiles/aircraft/boats
  • Selectively other collateral

Fact Sheet

Contact

AJoe Salameh

Managing Director, Corporate Private Investments

Fact Sheet & Contact

AJoe Salameh

Managing Director, Corporate Private Investments