LEAF Commercial Capital Closes $50m Growth Equity Investment; Receives $75m Debt Financing

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc., a Philadelphia, PA-based independent equipment leasing and finance company, recently closed a $50m growth equity investment from New York-based Eos Partners, L.P. and its affiliates.

In conjunction with the Eos investment, LEAF also closed on $75m of additional debt financing with Versailles Assets LLC, an asset-backed commercial paper conduit sponsored by Natixis, which increases the company’s securitized and syndicated warehouse facility to $185m in aggregate. The warehouse facility is managed by Guggenheim Securities, LLC.

LEAF intends to use the $125m financing to further expansion its platform and its origination volume.

Launched in January 2011 with initial funding from Resource America, Inc. http://www.resourceamerica.com, Resource Capital Corp., and Guggenheim Securities, and led by Chairman and CEO Crit DeMent, the company works closely with commercial equipment vendors and manufacturers to help them maximize revenues by offering competitive small- and mid-ticket financing solutions to their customers.

LEAF has sales and service center in Moberly, MO and a call center in Orange County, CA.



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