Former GE Capital Exec Joins Wells Fargo to Launch Hotel Franchise Unit

Wells Fargo has formed a Hotel Franchise Finance division and hired Scott Andrews to lead the unit. Andrews previously ran the middle market Hotel Franchise Finance division at GE Capital.

Illinois Financing Partners Appoints Greta as President of IFP Services

Illinois Financing Partners, a qualified purchaser of Illinois receivables under the state’s Vendor Support Initiative, appointed GE Capital veteran Andrew Greta as president of IFP Services.

Antares Sues EBB Parent Holding to Collect $92MM Default

According to filings in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Antares Capital, as successor to GE Capital, filed a suit against EBB Parent Holding over the company’s default of $92.2 million of outstanding loans.

Former GE Capital Lawyer Silva Joins DLA Piper as Partner

Michael Silva has joined the DLA Piper’s Government Affairs practice in NY. Previously with GE Capital, Silva led a global staff of 700 in overseeing compliance and regulatory activities across nine countries.

InterNex Capital Raises $3.85MM in Oversubscribed Offering

Digital asset-based lender InterNex Capital raised $3.85 million from family offices and private investors in an oversubscribed seed offering. InterNex was founded by former GE Capital senior executives.

Longtime GE Capital Exec Feehan Joins Hilco Global as CFO

Former GE Capital chief credit officer Paul Feehan joined Hilco Global as chief financial officer.

Arlington Capital Hires Former Antares Capital Exec

Arlington Capital has named Willian R. Kraus as a managing director. Before joining Arlington, Kraus was a managing director with Antares Capital. Prior to Antares, Kraus was with GE Capital Franchise Finance as senior managing director.

GE Capital Agents $1B Financing for Bechtel Project

GE placed an order with Bechtel for an engineered equipment package to power the Cricket Valley Energy Center. GE Energy Financial served as co-lead arranger and administrative agent for $1 billion in financing to support the project.

Former GE Capital Alumni Partner With CC&L Financial

Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial and MidStar Capital are partnering to provide investors with access to directly originated loans. MidStar was founded by a team of leveraged-finance professionals that worked together at GE Capital for more than 10 years.

ApplePie Closes $180MM Franchise Loan Purchase with TowerBrook

Online lender ApplePie Capital entered into a $180 million franchise loan purchase agreement with TowerBrook Capital. The company also added Tim Morris, former CRO of GE Capital Franchise Finance, to its management team.