Rosenthal Teams Up with Gordon Brothers to Provide Multi-Million Dollar Financing Facility to Fuel Jonathan Adler’s Exclusive Partnership with Major Online Retailer

Press Release

Working Capital Loan Paves Way for Luxury Housewares Brand’s Growing E-Commerce Business 

Date October 22, 2018

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 Rosenthal and this transaction, please visit www.rosenthalinc.com and contact Robert Miller at 212-356-0960 or rmiller@rosenthalinc.com.
 
For more information about Gordon Brothers and this transaction, please visit www.gordonbrothers.com and contact Ramez Toubassy at 310-243-6766. 
 
 
About Rosenthal & Rosenthal: Rosenthal & Rosenthal (www.rosenthalinc.com) is the leading factoring, asset based lending and purchase order financing firm in the United States. Founded in 1938 by Imre J. Rosenthal, the firm is now led by the second and third generations of the Rosenthal family. As a privately held company, Rosenthal is committed to providing personalized service and flexible lending to clients across a broad range of industries. Rosenthal has offices in New York, California, Georgia and North Carolina.