Scargo Hill Capital is an institutional and strategic asset management platform focused on direct, senior secured lending to the lower middle-market. The genesis of our formation is based upon the recognition that private, alternative lending is fundamental to offering relevant capital solutions highly desirable by businesses that cannot access or do not fit traditional options.
As a highly-disciplined asset manager and best-in-class direct lender, our goal is to help our borrowers and investors achieve their goals by providing transitional working capital solutions that offer maximum liquidity and flexibility.
We believe in leveraging historical performance only for what it is…history. Instead of looking backward, we help you look forward. Understanding your goals allows us to provide innovative, flexible and relevant transitional capital solutions that promote positive and consistent forward progress.
Our extensive network of financial professionals and advisors is comprised of a variety of intermediaries, including private equity sponsors, “fundless” sponsors, family offices, community and national banks, M&A/turnaround/advisory, capital markets/investment banking, direct industry professionals, and accretive joint ventures.
May 25, 2017
On Wednesday, a report in the Wall Street Journal posited that preppy-teen retailer American Eagle Outfitters and private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management are working together on a bid to acquire the long-maligned Abercrombie & Fitch. The teaming up of the two longtime rivals indicates an accelerating trend toward challenged brands seeking growth through consolidation.Read More
May 25, 2017
Mr. Drexler, CEO of J.Crew Group, admits that he did not appreciate the rate at which technology was changing the fashion retail business. This is particularly true in the supply chain where fast-fashion retailers have created design and production models that can react within weeks to the changing whims of consumers. Mainstream apparel retailers from Gap to J.C. Penney are working on ways to transition from traditional sourcing models and shorten the time it takes to go from the designer drawing board to the sales floor.Read More
May 25, 2017
A crop of emerging brands are bucking industry trends by doing more than just selling to customers — they’re developing fandoms. From Goop to Glossier, brands savvy enough to cultivate a sense of purpose and belonging — to establish a deeper reason for existing — are flourishing. An empirical study of the financial impact of online communities on commerce found that engaged consumers spend more money. More than anything, though, community-driven brands have better success with customer retention. Community may be a powerful tool, but it’s not enough to guarantee success.Read More