Former Chase Commercial Exec Joins PNC Business Credit as SVP

PNC Business Credit appointed Karl Brier as senior vice president and business development officer to its senior secured financing team in the western region. Brier was previously with Chase Commercial where he served as market executive.

A Peek Behind the Curtain: ABL Underwriters — Evaluating Risk to Seal the Deal

Since the days when tall ships carried cargo across dangerous seas, underwriters have assessed the risks involved before signing off on financial transactions. While the nature of the risks may have changed, underwriters still conduct thorough due diligence to evaluate a company’s stability and the state of the collateral before deals are closed.
ABF Journal contributor Lisa Miller speaks with three underwriters to learn exactly how
they make those evaluations and which signs point to a successful outcome.

Trajkovic Joins Provident Bank as VP/ABL Group

Ivan Trajkovic joined Provident Bank as vice president, relationship manager in the Asset-Based Lending group. Trajkovic was formerly with PNC Business Credit.

Presidential Financial Names Krantz BDO

Presidential Financial hired PNC veteran Paul Krantz as a business development officer.

Cerberus, PNC Support Watermill Acquisition of Experi-Metal

The Watermill Group completed an investment in the automotive industry with the acquisition of Experi-Metal. Cerberus Business Finance and the Business Credit division of PNC were lenders in the transaction.

Rebounding From a Slow Start: ABL Lenders Look Ahead to a Strong Finish in 2016

ABF Journal contributor Lisa Miller spoke with five leading ABL lenders about the current landscape. After a lackluster 2015 and a slow start in 2016, they share their thoughts on changes in the economy and challenges that ABL lenders face. They look into their collective crystal ball, predicting a stronger second half for 2016.

PNC Provides Refinancing for UK Equipment Rental Business

AFI Group, a UK powered access equipment rental and training business, secured a £70 million ($76.05 million) refinancing from asset-based lender PNC Business Credit.

PNC Appoints Mengel to Lead the Technology Finance Team

PNC announced the appointment of David Mengel, EVP, to head up the technology finance team based in San Francisco.

PNC Business Credit to Provide $14.4MM ABL Facility to R4E

Reach4entertainment said it received an offer letter for a new ABL facility of up to $14.4 million with PNC Business Credit.

PNC Business Credit, Medley Provide FKI Financing

Lincoln International completed a financing for FKI Security Group, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners. The financing consisted of senior financing provided by PNC Business Credit and Medley Capital.