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.

A&M, One Network Announce Joint Strategic Relationship

One Network Enterprises and Alvarez & Marsal announced they signed a joint strategic relationship agreement.

IBS Enters ABL Market With Capital Banking Solutions Agreement

Institutional Banking Services closed a $25 million agreement to form a strategic partnership with accounts receivable financier and servicer Capital Banking Solutions and affiliate Capital Funding Solutions.

Paragon Announces Lending Facility Program with BankUnited

Paragon Financial is working with BankUnited to provide clients with a broad range of financial and factoring programs. The new partnership will help grow business with working capital needs through a strong portfolio of factoring programs.

GE Energy Financial Funds Gas Gathering/Processing JV

Crestwood Niobrara has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% interest in Jackalope Gas Gatherings Services from RKI Exploration. GE Energy Financial was said to be funding 75% of the acquisition and future capital contributions.

Bayside, Grizella Announce Strategic Partnership

Bayside Business Solutions and Grizella announced that they partnered to develop a SaferWatch interface for Bayside’s flagship product, CADENCE.

Bayside, FinSoft Announce Strategic Partnership

Bayside Business Solutions and FinSoft announced that they have partnered to develop an integrated data-reading tool for Bayside’s flagship product, CADENCE.

BridgeSpan Capital, Crestmark Announce Joint Venture

BridgeSpan Capital and Crestmark announced the joint venture BridgeSpan Funding, formed specifically to provide short-term financing to investors in commercial real estate assets.

Redwood Capital, LD&A Jupiter Form M&A Advisory JV

Redwood Capital Group and LD&A Jupiter announced the creation of a joint venture that will provided cross-Atlantic M&A and corporate finance advisory services to middle-market technology, media and telecommunications companies.