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.

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.