Author: Gerard Dehner

INDIANAPOLIS – Gerard Dehner, Managing Partner of Cornovus Capital, a Cincinnati commercial real estate and business finance advisory firm, arranged acquisition financing for an independent boutique hotel. The transaction was structured as an SBA 7a loan, with a 25-year fully amortizing loan schedule. For more than 25 years, Gerard Dehner, Managing Partner, Cornovus Capital, has arranged transaction financing for commercial real estate and business owners across the country. We work with established, long-term relationships, including Debt Funds, SBA, CMBS, Life Insurance Companies, Hedge Funds, Private Capital, Regional and National Banks. Cornovus Capital focuses on debt placement for improved commercial real estate properties, with a specialization in multifamily reposition, hospitality properties, and business finance transactions nationwide. ​ For more information Jerry Dehner, Managing...

CINCINNATI – Gerard Dehner, Managing Partner of Cornovus Capital, a Cincinnati commercial real estate and business finance advisory firm, arranges financing for one of Cincinnati’s oldest, CNC technology companies. Financing enabled ownership the ability to refinance existing debt, acquire new equipment to be used for new production lines and retool existing equipment for higher efficiency and output.  With the increased capacity, the company will add three shifts, and 12 to 15 new jobs to their current labor force. The transaction was structured as an SBA 7a loan, with a 25-year fully amortizing loan schedule. For more than 25 years, Gerard Dehner, Managing Partner Cornovus Capital, has arranged transaction financing for commercial real estate and business owners across the country. We work...

Cornovus Capital, a Cincinnati based commercial real estate finance advisory firm, is pleased to announce the closing of a $37.4 million construction loan for the redevelopment of office buildings into multifamily housing.  The borrower will use the financing to convert the recently acquired office buildings, which were constructed in the early 1980s, into 129 apartments as well as add 97 rental townhomes on the 10.86-acre site. Cornovus Capital advised and arranged the loan through a national, non-bank commercial mortgage lender.  The loan featured non-recourse construction debt, competitive rates, increased loan proceeds and upon CO, the project will roll into an interest only Mini-Perm for up to 36 months. For more than 25 years, Gerard Dehner, Managing Partner, Cornovus Capital, has arranged transaction...

SBA offers financing through a lot of different programs; each with its own peculiarities and specificities. While all financing products are equally important and crucial, 7(a) and 504 are two of the most popular programs as they offer flexibility, lower down payments, and favorable prepayment terms. Even though most business owners are savvy and understand the nuances of financing terms, getting a fixed or a floating interest rate on their loan still causes unwarranted complexities.  SBA approved lenders who sell their loans earn higher premiums on variable (floating rate) loans. This higher profitability in variable rates is countered when lenders typically ask for higher servicing fees for fixed-rate loans. The type of interest rates that banks offer mostly depend on factors...

Here are three great reasons to consider refinancing your current loan or using the SBA 7(a) for your next acquisition.  Cornovus Capital can connect you with the SBA lender most interested in your kind of work. Not every SBA lender will say “yes” to every kind of loan, which is why you want to talk with the experts at Cornovus Capital.  Reason #1 Borrowers who take out new 7(a) loans prior to October, 2021 will receive the first 6 months of principal and interest payments. Payments will be capped at $9,000/month for a maximum total of $54,000. We consider that “free money.” Reason #2 SBA is waiving the guarantee fees for borrower and lender! The guaranty fee covers the costs of the 7(a) program so...

Entering into the year, the economy was on the rise. Borrowers were expecting significant liquidity from institutionalized lenders. Private money lenders were anticipated to be most active and the LTC percentages were going to rise, indicating an overall increase in risk appetite. After the worldwide spread of COVID-19 in February and the enforced self-quarantine as a measure; the financial structures were hit abruptly and harshly. This caused a partial to total shutdown of business operations for a lot of companies. Small businesses were among those first affected especially after realizing the key statistic that according to the National Bureau of Economic Research; about three-quarters of the small businesses have the cash to cover just two months of operations at most. https://www.fiercetelecom.com/telecom/centurylink-opens-small-business-focused-150-employee-call-center-louisiana To counter...