Byline Articles

Gordon Brothers Group executives are regularly asked to contribute expert insight to leading industry and general business publications on a variety of relevant topics that impact the industrial, retail and consumer products sectors. Click below to read some of the more recent articles authored by Gordon Brothers Group executives. 


From Retail to Energy, Exciting Times Lie in Store for ABLs
By Patrick Dalton
Featured in ABL Advisor
 
ABL Advisor
 

Executive Insight: Turnaround Advisory and Management
Reflections from panelist, Robert Himmel
Harvard Business School
 

Kenneth S. Frieze: A New Generation Takes The Helm at Gordon Brothers
Featuring Kenneth Frieze in the October 2014 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender


Restoring Disciplined Appraisals and Oversight: Why Diligence is Essential to Minimizing Risk
By Frank Grimaldi
Featured in the July/August 2014 Issue of ABF Journal


Heirless Japan Businesses Lure China Reviving Graying Nation
Featuring Kenji Tanaka in Bloomberg

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The Common Area: Landlords Ready to Absorb Store Closings
Featuring Mark Dufton in the May 2014 Issue of Shopping Centers Today

Shopping Centers Today 


Investing to Divest: Strategizing for Success in Exiting Distressed Situations
By Robert Himmel
Featured in ABL Advisor

ABL Advisor


Re-thinking Brand Valuations: Art Meets Science
By Rafael Klotz
Featured in the May 2014 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender


Doing More With Less: Smart Retailers Can Succeed in a Tight Real Estate Market with Limited Capital
by Mark Dufton
Excerpted from the May 2014 Digital Edition of Chain Store Age

Chain Store Age


Retail Grocery Real Estate: Optimizing Returns in the New World Order
by Andy Couch
Featured in the April 2014 Digital Edition of Chain Store Age

Chain Store Age


TMA Northeast Annual Asset-Based Lending Panel Recap
Reflections from panelist, Larry Klaff

TMA


Cashing in on the U.S. Energy Boom: Asset Values In, Around the Oil Patch
by Michael Sullivan, Jason Jones & Larry Lough
Featured in the March 2014 Issue of The Journal of Corporate Renewal

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Volatility in Collateral Values: Using Best Practices Protects Against Long-Term Shifts
By Patrick Dalton
Featured in the January/February 2014 Issue of ABF Journal


2013 Retrospective: News and Deal Highlights
By Kenneth Frieze
 
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Holiday Remix: Five Trends Affecting Electronics Retailers and their Lenders this Season
By Rick Edwards and Bob Grosskopf

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Been There
TMA Member Profile featuring Ulos Anderson
in the November/December 2013 Issue of The Journal of Corporate Renewal

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Trends in Asset Values
By Kenneth Frieze
Featured in the November 2013 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender


Strategic Orderly Liquidations: Maintaining Value While Exiting Troubled Loans
By Bob Maroney
Featured in the October 2013 Issue of ABF Journal


Retail: The Inconvenient Truth
By Fraser Pearce
Featured in the September 29, 2013 Issue of the Business Reporter in the Sunday Telegraph 

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ABLs in the E-Commerce Channel: Maximizing Inventory Value in a Digital World
By Ann Merrill, Rick Edwards and Tim Shilling
Featured in the July/August 2013 Issue of ABF Journal


Fulfilling Expectations: Best Practices for Omni-Channel Retailing
By Lee Cote
Featured in the June 2013 Digital Edition of Chain Store Age

Chain Store Age
 

Successfully Entering the Middle Market for Lenders: Understanding the Risks, and Maximizing the Opportunities
By Patrick Dalton
Featured in the June 2013 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender


Retailers Focus on Cost Savings: DJM Realty Comments on Real Estate Environment
Featuring Mark Dufton and Neill Kelly
By GlobeSt.tv

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The Solar Power Equipment Market: Opportunities and Risks for Asset-Based Lenders
By Robert Hamner
Featured in the May 2013 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender


Creative Thinking: New Ways for ABLs to Realize Returns
By Wendy Landon
Featured in the April 2013 Issue of ABF Journal


The Search for Higher Yields
By Patrick Dalton
Featured in the November/December 2012 Issue of ABF Journal


Store Closings Haven't Stopped
By Mark Dufton
Featured in the November 2012 Digital Edition of GlobeSt.com 

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How Lenders, Restructuring Pros Can Transform Public Sector Financing
By Robert Himmel
Featured in the October 2012 Issue of The Journal of Corporate Renewal

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Regulatory Game Changers
By Michael D. Sullivan and Matthew Miller
Featured in the October 2012 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender


Growing Out of Business
By Kevin KulinowskiRobert Grosskopf and Richard Edwards
Featured in the September 2012 Digital Edition of Chain Store Age

Chain Store Age
 

The Bottom 20
By Leonard R. Polivy
Featured in the May 2012 Issue of National Jeweler

National Jeweler


When Inflation Strikes Back
By Gary Prager
Featured in the April 2012 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender


Private World: Family offices seeking yield in a low-interest world might consider U.S. private-market debt investments. But there are things to watch out for
By Michael McNabb
Featured in the March/April 2012 Issue of Private Wealth

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Post–Natural Disaster Appraisal and Valuation: Lessons from the Japan Experience

By Ann H. Merrill, Richard E. Scales, ASA and Michael D. Sullivan
Featured in the November/December 2011 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender
 
Holidays 2011: Trending and Strategy

By Leonard R. Polivy
Featured in the September 2011 Issue of National Jeweler

National Jeweler


Brand Values Are Up: Should ABLs lend more against brands?

By Kenneth S. Frieze
Featured in the October 2010 Issue of The Secured Lender

The Secured Lender


How Can Jewelers Adapt to the New Normal?

By Leonard R. Polivy
Featured in the August 2010 Issue of National Jeweler

National Jeweler