Press Releases and Announcements
BFS Capital, a leading originator of small business financing in the U.S., U.K. and Canada, announced today the appointment of Mark Ruddock as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He will also join the company’s Board of Directors.
Marc Glazer, chairman and interim CEO of BFS Capital, talks about how SMB lending has changed and where he sees the industry heading. Throughout his career, there have been dramatic shifts in the online lending space and Marc shares how intellectual property combined with technology can deliver differentiated value to merchants.
BFS Capital, a leading originator of small business financing, will be sponsoring and speaking at key industry and partner events over the next month including deBanked CONNECT San Diego October 4, the National Alliance of Commercial Loan Brokers’ (NACLB) annual conference on October 16-18 and Money20/20 on October 21-24.
BFS Capital has received a new $175 million revolving credit line provided by funds managed by Ares Management, L.P. BFS Capital will use the new facility to accelerate the growth of its lending business, following a record year where the company generated more than $300 million in originations, a new annual high.
We’re thrilled to report that BFS Capital funded more than $300 million in originations in 2017 after previously forecasting the milestone in December. Our sustained focus on small businesses’ financing needs and our continued expansion across key geographies (US, Canada and UK) helped us achieve this new annual high.
Marking its 15th anniversary year, BFS Capital, a leading small business financing platform, announced it has now extended over $1.7 billion in financing since funding its first deal in 2002. The company also reported that over 75 percent of its originations have occurred in the last five years and more than 25 percent took place in the last 18 months. For full year 2017, BFS Capital expects to generate more than $300 million in originations, a new annual high.
Executives to discuss small business financing programs and trends; engage with Independent Sales Organizations and strategic partners
BFS Capital Inc., a leading small business financing company, announced that it has appointed Michael Marrache as Chief Executive Officer to succeed outgoing CEO and co-founder Marc Glazer. Named President in September 2016, Marrache previously served for more than three years as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. He also will join the company’s Board of Directors. Marc Glazer will continue to serve as Chairman of the BFS Capital Board.
BFS Capital, a leading small business financing platform, today announced it has extended more than $1.5 billion in financing to businesses across the United States, Canada and through affiliate Boost Capital in the United Kingdom.
An extra £15 million ($20 million) will now be available to UK small businesses as alternative business lender Boost Capital, a subsidiary of US-based BFS Capital Inc., a leading small business financing platform, has secured a new credit line from Atalaya Capital Management. Boost Capital has helped British businesses across a range of sectors achieve their growth ambitions since 2012. The funding line will enable the Company to support more businesses with their plans to grow.
BFS Capital Inc., a leading small business financing platform, today announced a new phase in the company’s operational strategy with the appointment of Michael Marrache as President. The company’s board of directors created the role for Marrache following his three years as Chief Operating Officer.
BFS Capital Inc., one of the leading small business financing platforms, today announced that the company has entered into a $165 million Amended and Restated Loan and Security Agreement with Wells Fargo Capital Finance as administrative agent. “We are very pleased with this deal, which reinforces our strong relationship with our banking partners,” said Marc Glazer, Co-Founder and CEO of BFS Capital. “The improved and expanded credit line boosts our funding capabilities to meet increasing demands of small businesses across diverse sectors.”
BFS Capital Inc., formerly known as Business Financial Services, Inc., today announced that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock.
Business Financial Services, Inc., a leading technology-enabled small business financing platform, announced today that it has rebranded as BFS Capital and launched a new website, www.bfscapital.com. As part of this rebranding, the company has also unified its North American business affiliates.
Business Financial Services, Inc. (“BFS”), a leading technology-enabled small business financing platform, announced today that it has acquired Entrust Merchant Solutions (“Entrust”), an independent sales organization providing financing solutions for small businesses.
Business Financial Services and its family of companies (BFS), a leading technology-enabled small business financing platform, today crossed the $1 billion milestone in total financings to small businesses.
Business Financial Services, Inc. announced a $125 million credit line with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, a part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC). The new credit line is an increase from the existing $82 million credit line that the company announced last year.
Business Financial Services, Inc. is pleased to announce that President and CEO Marc Glazer has been named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2013 awards program.
Business Financial Services, Inc. announced that it has expanded its business loan product to all 50 states. Additionally, the company recently announced a new $82 million credit facility provided by Wells Fargo Capital Finance, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), to facilitate the expansion and increasing demand for capital.
Business Financial Services, Inc. announced a new $82 million credit line provided by Wells Fargo Capital Finance, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC). The new credit facility bolsters the Company’s ability to serve small business owners throughout the United States, and through affiliates in Canada and the United Kingdom.