OnDeck Partners With Payment Source in Canada

Online small business lender OnDeck has launched a partnership with Payment Source, the largest retail distribution network for prepaid products in Canada.

Citizens, Opportunity Network Partner For Networking Platform

Citizens Bank partnered with Opportunity Network to offer Citizens’ clients access to a business-to-business platform connecting businesses owners to a network of CEOs and $35 billion of deal flow.

Monaco to Lead Gavin/Solmonese, Equity Partners JV

Frank A. Monaco will lead a joint marketing initiative to promote the complimentary services of Gavin/Solmonese and Equity Partners HG.

Fifth Third Partners with QED Investors to Advance Fintech Strategy

Fifth Third Capital Holdings partnered with fintech venture capital firm QED Investors, which will advise Fifth Third on the continued development of its fintech strategy.

Wells Fargo, Amazon Create New Student Loan Offering

Wells Fargo Education Financial Services and Amazon partnered to create a new interest rate discount for Amazon Prime Student customers who apply for any of Wells Fargo’s private student loan products.

Opus Bank Enters Strategic Marketing Agreement with OnDeck

Opus Bank entered into a marketing and referral agreement with OnDeck that will leverage Opus’ 58 retail banking office distribution using OnDeck’s credit and funding platform.

TaxAct Partners With Biz2Credit, Webiquity

TaxAct announced Biz2Credit and Webiquity have joined with the tax solution provider as referral partners.

Monroe in JV with Channel Partners; Provides $50MM Growth Financing

Monroe Capital entered into a strategic joint venture relationship with Channel Partners. Monroe also acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent for $50 million of financing to support growth.

Hilco Global Develops Strategic Alliance with Xcel

Hilco Brands and an owner of Halston announced Halston sold its H by Halston and H Halston brands to New York-based Xcel Brands, and retained its Halston and Halston Heritage brands.

Fifth Street and Kemper Launch Senior Loan Fund JV I

Fifth Street Finance announced it has formed a joint venture with Trinity Universal Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Kemper Corporation, to create Senior Loan Fund JV I, a middle market investor.