BBVA, MUFG, BNP Complete First Successful Syndicated Loan on Blockchain

The Financial Times reports that BBVA and two partners completed the first successful syndicated loan using blockchain technology.

Deloitte Corporate Finance Advises AirBorn in Recap

Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC acted as the exclusive financial advisor to AirBorn, Inc. in its recapitalization with LBC Credit Partners and Wells Fargo Capital Finance.

Advanced Fraud Solutions Releases Report Detailing Best Practices in Preventing Check, Card and ACH Fraud

AFS’ new report details the latest best practices financial institutions can implement to mitigate deposit fraud losses across all deposit channels.

Romanian Fintech Company Instant Factoring Financed with €1.5MM by American Investment Fund

Instant Factoring, the first Romanian company for online micro-factoring for SMEs, has received a financing of €1.5 million from an investment fund in the United States.

Carlyle Makes Strategic Investment in iCapital Network

iCapital Network, the financial technology platform democratizing alternative investments, announced that The Carlyle Group has invested in the company as a strategic partner.

Commercial Finance Association Announces Name Change Seventy-Four-Year-Old Trade Association Rebranding as Secured Finance Network

During its 74th Annual Convention in San Diego, the Commercial Finance Association announced it will rebrand in 2019 as Secured Finance Network.

AloStar Capital Finance Provides Capital to Kellton Tech and its Subsidiaries

AloStar Capital Finance successfully agented and closed a committed credit facility for Kellton Tech and its subsidiaries, an information technology and outsourcing company headquartered in India. This strategically meaningful line of credit will allow Kellton Tech to facilitate their current and future growth objectives.

White Oak Healthcare Finance Upsizes BRF Hospitals Financing

White Oak Healthcare Finance acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the upsizing of the senior credit facility to University Health System, a division of Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana.

Golub Provides $129.8MM GOLD Facility for Riverside SureWerx Buyout

Golub Capital served as administrative agent, sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner on a C$170 million ($129.8 million) GOLD facility to support The Riverside Company’s buyout of SureWerx.

Alta’s Voorhees to Lead All-Women Panel at CEMC Roundtable

Patricia M. Voorhees, a consultant with The Alta Group, will moderate the first panel of the day, “Women in Fintech and Investing – Innovating Despite Headwinds,” at the CEMC East Coast Roundtable on November 14.