Creative financial solutions for long‑term success

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What we do

We help business owners and commercial real estate investors find the right lenders. We have extensive experience originating commercial loans to business owners, commercial real estate developers and investors.

We work with lenders that can finance any industry and property type Investors or businesses with a transaction size between $250k up to $20MM

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In transactions we have sourced financing options for well over

$ 300 m

Our years of experience has given us a deep understanding of how to underwrite, structure and close deals. Let us help you best position yourself to secure the financing you need.

Our advisory process

  • Let’s Talk

    Sit with our team of experts to discuss your financing needs.

  • Submit your Docs

    We organize and store your company info, safely and confidentially.

  • Tell Your Story

    We underwrite and structure your deal before we go to the lenders. We prepare a deal overview, including company info and financial analysis

  • Sell Your Story

    We shop your deal to our network of lenders to find the best fit for you.

  • Review Offers

    We negotiate with interested lenders and help you select an offer based on terms, structure, and pricing.

  • Close Your Deal

    We work with the lender through underwriting and closing.

Why Gold Leaf?

Time is your most valuable resource

Our clients are busy exploring opportunities, pursuing new business, and closing deals. Your time is best spent building your dreams. Let us find the financing.

Financial Expertise

Equity or debt? Line of credit or term loan? Conventional or SBA? Balloon or fully amortizing? We help you figure out how much capital you need, when you need it, and how to structure your credit request. We underwrite your deal and assess the strengths, weaknesses, risks and mitigating factors, before you ever go to a lender.

Capital Relationships

We have direct access to lenders at over 200 capital sources around the world. They work with businesses and real estate investors and developers of all sizes. We know EXACTLY who to call and what to ask. Don’t cold call 20 banks looking for the right lender that finances your kind of deal. Let us survey the market for you, and help you put your best foot forward.

Capital Markets Intelligence

Do you think you have a good deal in front of you? Why not let us take a look and give you some feedback. We have our hand on the pulse of the capital markets. We can tell you if you have a strong offer, and probably find you a better one.

Close Your Deal

We help you close your deal faster and with less mistakes and lender errors. We know how to push your deal through underwriting and closing

Resources

06/05/20
News

Think Like a Banker: 5 Things Banks Consider When Evaluating Your Loan Request

If you are in the market for a business loan, being prepared will give you the best possible chance at success. When you’re getting ready to negotiate with a bank for business financing, it always helps to put yourself in their shoes: what will they want to see and hear from you? What will draw red flags? What, ultimately, will land you the money you need at the rate you want?

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06/05/20
News

Make the Banks Compete for Your Business: The Importance (and brilliance) of Hiring a Debt Advisor

As a business owner, you are likely well-versed with the realities of growth in this economy, and of the importance of cash flow in managing your day-to-day business operations.

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Testimonials

“As our business ​looked towards an acquisition, Gold Leaf provided us with​ expert​ ​transaction advisory services. They were diligent and provided me with honest, direct feedback, every step of the way. They worked as an extension of our team to help assess and navigate potential opportunities, as well as challenges. They continue to be a valuable asset to our business.”

Farissa Knox

RLM Media, CEO

“The Gold Leaf team is a group of talented, high energy and passionate people focused on helping our business grow and thrive. They are our trusted advisors, helping us foresee challenges and solve problems with proven, data driven strategies. Gold Leaf has been an integral part of our business's long-term growth and success.”

Anthony Artley

Tactical Security Chicago, President

"Gold Leaf made a very high-profile, complicated transaction for our firm absolut​e​ly seamless. From start to finish the process was thorough, simple and transparent. As a business owner for more than 20 years, Gold Leaf is the only firm I know that could deliver our very nuanced deal in a timely fashion and with ease. The experience, expertise and work ethic of the team was exemplary."

Les Bond

Attucks Asset Management, CEO

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