- Monroe Capital Supports Centre Partners’ Investment in Hispanic Foods Platform
- Blank Rome Welcomes Finance Partner Vanessa G. Tanaka in Chicago
- Sterling National Bank Provides $7M of Working Capital to Arrow Security
- Rosenthal Provides $750,000 Purchase Order Finance Facility for Manufacturer and Importer of OEM Industrial Components
- Chapter 11 Court Approves DIP Financing Facility
The Merchant Opportunities Fund, a Vancouver-based diversified credit opportunities fund focused on prudently compounding capital over the long-term, today announced that it has closed a revolving debt facility with the Bank of Montreal ("BMO"). The facility consists of a $15 million funding commitment with a two-year term along with a $12.5 million accordion.
The Merchant Opportunities Fund invests in well-selected proprietary specialty finance portfolios, that in many cases consist of loans or advances that are originated, underwritten, and serviced by their primary originator, Merchant Growth. The BMO debt facility specifically provides funding for the Merchant Growth portfolio.
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Andy McGhee is vice chairman of White Oak Commercial Finance (White Oak), an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC, and leads the firm’s lender finance business. He has over 30 years of experience in the lending business, most recently managing a multi-billion-dollar loan portfolio as the CEO of AloStar Capital Finance. In 2011, McGhee co-founded AloStar Capital Finance by acquiring a failed bank in Birmingham, AL.
At the time of its sale in 2017, AloStar had committed more than $3 billion to middle-market companies. McGhee has also served in various leadership roles covering asset-based lending (ABL) at SunTrust, Citicorp, Bank South and Bank of America. McGhee sits on the board of directors for Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta and is an Elder at Peachtree Presbyterian Church. He holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Georgia.
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Mnuchin Letter to Powell on Facilities
November 19, 2020In the attached letter to the Federal Reserve, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declined to extend programs established under the CARES Act, including the Main Street Lending Program. Mnuchin also asks Chairman Jerome Powell for the return $455 billion in unused funds to the Treasury. The programs are set to expire on December 31, 2020.
FTS International Completes Financial Restructuring, Enters Into a new $40 Million Asset-based Revolving Credit Facility with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
November 19, 2020FTS International, Inc. (NYSE American: FTSI) (“FTSI” or the “Company”) today announced that it has successfully completed its fully consensual financial restructuring and has emerged from Chapter 11. Upon emergence, FTSI expects to have approximately $90 million cash on hand and has entered into a new $40 million asset-based revolving credit facility with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and lender, to support working capital needs.
Liberty Commercial Finance Announces New Senior Lending Facility with Texas Capital Bank
November 19, 2020Liberty Commercial Finance, a leading independent equipment lease and finance company, announced today that it has closed a new senior lending facility with Texas Capital Bank to further expand its direct funding capabilities. This new facility comes shortly after Copley Equity Partners’ previously announced equity investment in Liberty. The size of the facility was not disclosed.
Oakworth Capital Bank Adds Glenn Shorey to Middle Tennessee Team
November 19, 2020Oakworth Capital Bank recently added Glenn Shorey as Managing Director, Commercial Banking for the Middle Tennessee market. "Glenn's extensive commercial banking experience and client focused approach is perfectly in line with Oakworth's strategy to serve the Middle Tennessee market with quality associates who are dedicated to our clients." said Greer Redden, Market Leader.
Encina Business Credit Provides $80 Million Revolving Credit Facility to Provider of Business Process Services
November 19, 2020Encina Business Credit, LLC announced today that it has provided an $80 million senior secured revolving credit facility to a leading global provider of Business Process Services. The senior secured revolving line of credit, which is collateralized by accounts receivable, was used to finance ongoing working capital financing.
Tech Capital, LLC Provides $10 Million Asset-Based Line of Credit to Taronis Fuels, Inc.
November 19, 2020Tech Capital, LLC, the asset-based finance company and wholly owned subsidiary of Tech CU, announced today it has provided a $10 million asset-based revolving line of credit to Taronis Fuels, Inc., a publicly traded company based in Peoria, Arizona and a global producer of renewable and socially responsible fuels. The loan will support Taronis Fuels’ expansion and development. The loan represents Tech Capital’s continued focus on providing innovative, customer-centered solutions to growing companies across the United States and is one of Tech Capital’s largest loans to date.
Middle Market Stays Confident About Recovery Ahead
November 19, 2020U.S. middle market business sentiment remained rock solid in October. The proprietary RSM US Middle Market Business Index eased modestly to 127.5 from 127.8 in September. For the most part, readings on the economy, revenues, net earnings and hiring remained essentially unchanged as the economy continued to emerge from the early-year recession. While it is clear that business leaders do not expect a V-shaped recovery, they do see an improvement in business conditions through the early part of 2021.
Loeb Leverages Over $12M in Equipment to Finance 7 Seven New Clients' Businesses Run the Gamut from Mining to Gear Manufacturing, Transportation to an Ethnic Food Company
November 19, 2020These winning solutions are all covenant-free for businesses in the following industries: $5M to a gear manufacturer; $4M to a construction company in Canada; $1M line of credit to a mining operation; $1M to a chemical packager; $500,000 transportation firm in the Midwest; $500,000 to an ethnic food Co and $500,000 to a foundry in Canada
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Crestmark Provides More Than $23.1 Million in Commercial Financing to 11 Businesses in the First Half of November
November 18, 2020Crestmark secured a total of $6,050,000 in ABL financial solutions for five new clients; Crestmark Equipment Finance provided $4,371,057 in three new lease transactions; the Government Guaranteed Lending group provided $12,722,000 in financing for three new clients in the first half of November.
Republic Provides a $3.75m Line of Credit Facility for a Plastics Manufacturing Company
November 18, 2020Republic Business Credit provided a $3,750,000 ledgered line of credit facility secured by accounts receivables and inventory that injected significant acquisition and growth working capital into its war chest. Republic was introduced to the opportunity from an investment bank that was advising the company on a strategic basis to raise debt and potentially equity in the future.
EPSG Extends and Expands Revolving Credit Facility with People’s United Bank
November 18, 2020EPSG, a leading integrator of payment technology solutions, announced today that it has extended and significantly expanded its existing revolving credit facility (“The Credit Facility”) with People’s United Bank (“People’s United”), N.A., a subsidiary of People’s United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT).
Cerebro Capital: New Survey Examines $1 Trillion Non-Bank Commercial Lending Market
November 18, 2020Cerebro Capital, a commercial loan platform, today released its new quarterly survey on non-bank lending for middle-market commercial and industrial (C&I) loans. The results illustrate the perspectives of private credit lenders, also known as alternative lenders, or non-bank lending institutions.
Gannett Announces Refinancing of Approximately $500 Million of Debt
November 18, 2020Gannett Co., Inc. ("Gannett", "we", "us", "our", or the “Company") (NYSE: GCI) today announced that it has refinanced approximately $500 million of its 11.5% term loan, maturing in 2024, with 6.0% convertible notes due in 2027. The refinancing reduces the outstanding term loan to $1.118 billion. The refinancing was unanimously approved by the Company’s Board of Directors. The Company was advised by Greenhill & Co., LLC and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
Surge Energy Inc. Announces Closing of $40 Million, 4 Year BDC Term Facility; Confirms Extension of Credit Facility Maturity to December 31, 2021; Receipt of $50.6 Million EDC Credit Facility Commitment
November 18, 2020Surge Energy Inc. ("Surge" or the "Company") (TSX: SGY) is pleased to announce that it has executed definitive agreements with the Business Development Bank of Canada ("BDC"), in partnership with the Company's syndicate of lenders (the "Syndicate"), for a non-revolving facility of $40 million, providing attractive interest rates over a four year term (the "Term Facility").
Access Point Financial Secures $8.85 Million To Refinance the Grand Rapids’ Delta Hotel by Marriott
November 18, 2020Access Point Financial, LLC (APF), a leading direct lender and specialty finance company focused exclusively on the hospitality industry, today announced the completion of an agreement with Lodging Opportunity Fund REIT to refinance the Delta by Marriott in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Pathlight Capital Agents $180m Senior Secured Credit Facility For Christmas Tree Shops Acquisition
November 18, 2020Pathlight Capital LP ("Pathlight") announced it is serving as the Administrative Agent on the recently funded $180 million Senior Secured Credit Facility for Christmas Tree Shops ("CTS" or the "Company"), a brick-and-mortar discount retailer with a focus on seasonal products at a value price point.
Monroe Capital Announced it Provided $450 Million to Over 20 Women and Minority-Owned Businesses
November 18, 2020Ted Koenig, President & CEO of Monroe Capital, commented, “We wanted to make known our commitment to financing quality women and minority-owned or managed businesses. We have been consistent in our efforts to deploy capital to these businesses over the years. Not only is it the right thing to do from a community perspective, it is also the right thing to do from a business perspective.”
InterNex Capital Provides $3,400,000 VelocityFlex Funding Solution to Texas Technical Staffing Company
November 18, 2020InterNex Capital provided a $3.4 million VelocityFlex funding solution to a Texas company specializing in technology staffing services to mid to large-cap companies. The company sought a flexible funding solution to pay off their existing debt and provide additional working capital while desiring to only monetize certain current assets without any minimum or guaranteed commitments.
mBank Business Credit Funds $1,250,000 Line of Credit for a Michigan-based Manufacturer
November 18, 2020A Michigan manufacturer of cutting tools was looking for a new lender. mBank Senior Management personally visited the client and reviewed their plans and met with all management. mBank then presented the company with a customized financial package that met their needs. The loan closed in November 2020.
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