Listen, Relate, Solve

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.

Our Vision

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.

Our Core

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 Network

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.

Helping You Transition Forward

We offer general working capital and more through revolving lines of credit and term loans.  All of our solutions are designed to create asset yield and optimize liquidity and flexibility so that you can transition forward with confidence. Our core assets include, but are not limited to, accounts receivable with access to traditional borrowing base ineligibles such as extended dating, foreign receivables and concentrations; and inventory, including in-transit, seasonal and opportunistic advances.  Additional products include vendor trade finance and FILO 100%+ in partnership with leading national banks.

News & Insights

American Eagle and Abercrombie & Fitch: What the Potential Deal Says About the State of Retail

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.

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Are Some Retailer CEOs Too Old To Learn New Tricks?

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.

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Community Is Core to Next-Gen Brands

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.

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