New York, NY CFG Merchant Solutions, LLC (“CFGMS”), a technology-enabled specialty finance and alternative funding provider, announced the closing of a $20.0 million investment-grade rated corporate note financing from a group of leading U.S.-based institutional investors.  The transaction was assigned a BBB rating by a nationally recognized statistical ratings organization.

Brean Capital, LLC served as the Company’s Exclusive Financial Advisor and Sole Placement Agent in connection with the transction.

Since its founding in 2015, CFGMS has a proven track record of asset performance and profitability, and has funded more than $1.0 billion to over 25,000 small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) across diverse industries throughout the U.S. The Company plans to use proceeds from the issuance to refinance a portion of existing debt and support continued growth of the business.

“Across the U.S. there are millions of healthy SMBs looking for financing to grow. This sector, however, is increasingly under-served by traditional financial institutions,” said Andrew Coon, Chief Executive Officer of CFGMS.  “This transaction will provide CFGMS with additional flexibility and enable the Company to continue to grow our business and deliver valuable capital to customers.”

Bill Gallagher, President of CFGMS, added, “Given the volatile capital markets, the successful closing of this transaction demonstrates that institutional investors have confidence in our platform and financial performance, and expect to see continued growth.  This credit investment significantly increases our funding capabilities and enhances our ability to take advantage of potential market opportunities.”

CFG Merchant Solutions (“CFGMS”) is an independent, technology-enabled alternative funding platform focused on providing capital access to small and mid-sized businesses that have historically been undeserved by traditional financial institutions and may have experienced challenges obtaining timely financing.  The Company uses its historical transactional data, proprietary underwriting, predictive analytics, and electronic payment technologies and platforms to assess risk, and provide access to flexible and timely capital. For additional information about the Company, visit: https://cfgmerchantsolutions.com/

Brean Capital’s Investment Banking Group is dedicated to helping its clients achieve their strategic and financial goals. For more than 40 years, the Firm has specialized in providing capital raising, M&A and financial advisory services to middle market businesses. Throughout its history, Brean Capital has established a track record of providing its clients with deep market knowledge, commitment and experience to ensure a successful transaction.  For more information, please visit: https://www.breancapital.com/IB/IBIndex

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