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Edward King
Founder & Managing Partner | King Trade Capital
Edward is the Founder and Managing Partner of King Trade Capital (“KTC”) the largest and oldest independent provider of purchase order finance in the United States. The specialized investment firm’s clients have included more than 500 public and private companies worldwide in which King Trade Capital has invested more than $2.50 billion of capital.

Edward started King Trade Capital in 1993 with well known high net worth investors and has grown the business to include major financial institutions. King Trade Capital has produced annual profits with returns well in excess of public market indices over the same period.

King Trade Capital’s entrepreneurial approach to finance has helped develop a discipline and structure unique to King Trade Capital and has become “best practice” for the structuring of purchase order, contract and project financings.

Prior to starting KTC, he was Founder and Managing Partner of King Interests and King Investment Trust where he managed investments in real estate as well as operating companies. Previous to these activities Edward was Founder and President of Music Man, a group of retail CD and tapes stores in cities throughout the Southwest as well as on several University campuses. Edward serves as a Director and is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Secured Finance Network and is a member of YPO Gold (Young Presidents’ Organization). He is a regular speaker and panelist discussing the specialized finance solutions developed at King Trade Capital. Edward has been included in many finance articles including articles in the New York Times and Reuters. He has also authored articles for finance industry publications such as The Secured Lender, ABF Journal and The Commercial Factor.

Edward can be reached at 214-368-5100 or

Posts by this Author:

Edward King, Founder/Managing Partner, King Trade Capital provides first-hand insights into today’s Purchase Order finance market, and the impact of disruptions in the supply chain on the commercial finance industry. Read Full Article

Industry Trends
November 30, 2020 @ 07:00 PM

Edward King, Founder of King Trade Capital, on how purchase-order finance can add increased value to any asset-based lending product portfolio. Read Full Article

Specialty Lending
March 20, 2018 @ 07:00 AM