Wingspire Capital Serves As Revolver Agent For PWCC Marketplace

ATLANTA – Sept. 28, 2022 — Wingspire Capital LLC (“Wingspire”) provided a revolving loan facility in concert with a larger asset-based credit facility with WhiteHawk Capital Partners (“WhiteHawk”) to trading card investment platform PWCC Marketplace, LLC and certain affiliates (collectively “PWCC”) to create further liquidity for its expanding commercial financing business. Founded in 1998, PWCC […]

Wingspire Capital Provides a $46 Million Credit Facility to Emcore for Add-On Acquisition

ATLANTA – Sept. 13, 2022 — Wingspire Capital LLC (“Wingspire”) is pleased to announce that it provided a $46 million senior secured credit facility to EMCORE Corporation (“EMCORE”) to facilitate EMCORE’s recent acquisition of the Inertial Navigation Systems and Fiber Optic Gyroscope business segment from KVH Industries.  EMCORE (Nasdaq: EMKR) is now the world’s largest independent provider […]

Wingspire Capital to Acquire Liberty Commercial Finance

ATLANTA – June 28, 2022 —Wingspire Capital Holdings LLC (“Wingspire Capital”) today announced an agreement to acquire Liberty Commercial Finance LLC (“Liberty”). Wingspire Capital is a portfolio company of Owl Rock Capital Corporation, a publicly traded business development company that is externally-managed by an indirect subsidiary of Blue Owl Capital Inc. The acquisition will provide […]

Liberty Commercial Finance Closes Private Placement of $30MM of Unsecured Notes

Liberty Commercial Finance closed a private placement of $30 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured notes rated BBB by Egan Jones. Piper Sandler served as the sole placement agent for the offering. “This successful issuance is an enormous milestone for Liberty and is truly transformative for the business,” Eric Freeman, president and CEO of Liberty […]

Liberty Commercial Finance Announces Hiring of Marcelo Sarago as Chief Investment Officer

 TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Commercial Finance (“Liberty”) today announced that Marcelo Sarago has joined the firm as its Chief Investment Officer. In this newly created role, Mr. Sarago will be responsible for evaluating, structuring and approving client opportunities, as well as have oversight of the portfolio. He will also serve as a member of the Company’s […]

Liberty Commercial Finance Announces New Senior Lending Facility with Texas Capital Bank

Liberty 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 […]

The Entrepreneurs Are Alive and Well

Most high growth equipment finance companies have one thing in common: leaders with the vision and drive to achieve great results. Guest Editor Chris Enbom shares the stories of three entrepreneurs who, respectively, led an independent, a captive and a bank affiliate to success in the inaugural Monitor 101+ ranking. When I look at the […]

Rapid, Sustainable Direct Channel Momentum

Eric Freeman launched Liberty Commercial Finance in April 2017, and in less than three years the independent finance company was on the receiving end of a minority investment from Copley Equity Partners. Charting the No. 1 new business volume of the 101+ group in 2019, Liberty has established a solid trajectory for growth in the […]

Liberty Commercial Finance, a Top 5 Independent Equipment Lease and Finance Provider, Announces Investment from Copley Equity Partners.

Liberty Commercial Finance, a leading independent equipment lease and finance company, announced today that it had received a significant minority investment from Copley Equity Partners, a private investment firm focused on providing capital and resources to middle market companies with strong growth opportunities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The investment by Copley, in […]