Colorado-based FirstSun Capital Bancorp, the holding company of Sunflower Bank, completed its previously announced merger with Texas-based Pioneer Bancshares, with Pioneer’s subsidiary bank, Pioneer Bank, merging into Sunflower Bank.
Solifi (formerly IDS), a global financial technology software partner for the secured finance industry, added Sunflower Bank as its first client to move mission-critical asset-based lending operations to Solifi’s software-as-a-service platform.
NuBridge Commercial Lending entered a $73.5 million, 36-month revolving credit facility with a syndicate of banks, with Cadence Business Finance serving as agent. The bank group also includes Sunflower Bank, Congressional Bank and Dominion Bank.
Sunflower Bank’s leveraged finance team served as joint lead arranger for a senior debt facility led by KeyBanc Capital Markets to support the acquisition of NextEdge Networks Holdings and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Modus, by Bow River Capital.
Strategic Data Center Fund Manager secured a revolving line of credit that converts into a permanent loan from Sunflower Bank. The credit facility will initially provide up to $25 million but over time may expand to up to $200 million.
FirstSun Capital Bancorp, through its subsidiary Sunflower Bank, acquired CIT’s trust and wealth advisory business, effective Sept. 1.
Sunflower Bank’s leveraged finance team provided $10 million in revolving and term debt commitments to support the acquisition of iolo technologies by RealDefense, a portfolio company of Corbel Capital Partners and Broadstream Capital Partners.
Sunflower Bank provided revolving and term debt commitments in connection with a refinancing of SSP Innovations by Warren Equity Partners. The transaction closed in March 2020.
Sunflower Bank provided $15 million in commitments to support the redemption of shares and future growth of QuickBox Fulfillment and revolving and term debt commitments in connection with an investment in Team Laboratory Chemical.
Sunflower Bank’s Structured Finance Group provided senior debt financing to support the recapitalization and growth of American Alloy. The transaction closed in November 2018.