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Middlemarch Partners Completes $60MM Growth Capital Raise for CapFusion

June 06, 2016, 07:29 AM
Filed Under: Lender Finance
Related: Small Business

Middlemarch Partners announces its role as a financial and strategic advisor in the completion of an up to $60 million debt facility raise for CapFusion, an online provider of small business loans. The financing will enable CapFusion to accelerate its growth in originating small business loans to companies across the United States in sectors ranging from retailing to agriculture to logistics, and to manufacturing.

Ryan Sullivan, CEO, stated, "Securing this partnership with Main Street Financial positions CapFusion to fully execute on its potential as a leading small business lender. We now have the capital to expand our reach as provider of growth capital to companies in America's breadbasket. We will continue to focus on being fast to approvals and to truly understanding our clients' financing needs."

CapFusion provides small business loans as small as $5,000 and as large as $500,000 to fast growing small and medium-sized businesses. Sullivan added, "As small business owners ourselves, we know how hard it is to secure the capital needed to grow in today's competitive marketplace. We look forward to expanding our offerings to this market and developing long-term relationships with many great businesses."

"As a firm that focuses on the specialty finance industry, Middlemarch has supported the growth of many alternative financing companies over the last few years," said Sasha Grutman of Middlemarch Partners. "We believe CapFusion has distinguished itself among small business lenders by finding innovative ways to deliver capital quickly and creatively to businesses that often are overlooked by traditional lenders. We expect CapFusion to grow rapidly over the next few years."

Demetris Papademetriou of Middlemarch Partners added, "We are particularly pleased to have attracted financing for CapFusion from Main Street Capital, a middle market lender who recognizes the unique talents of the CapFusion team and believes they have the potential to become a scaled small business lender."

CapFusion is a Kansas City, Missouri-based small business lender. The company lends to a broad range of small business verticals but has developed unique expertise in lending to transportation, construction, and agricultural companies, whose high-quality assets enable the Company to lend to lesser credit-quality borrowers.  CapFusion has demonstrated an ability to close loans very rapidly and has built a strong franchise with its clientele.

Middlemarch Partners is a merchant bank that works with companies looking for well-structured and thoughtful solutions to their capital raising, M&A, and strategic partnering needs. Middlemarch is particularly active within the specialty finance, payments, and financial technology sectors where companies require sophisticated equity and debt investment solutions. The firm is capable of supporting venture and growth capital transactions ranging from $15 to $250 million in either debt or equity.

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