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Jeffrey Sweeney is an investment banker with years of experience in direct lending and corporate finance for small- to middle-market companies. He is the CEO and Managing Director of US Capital Partners, an innovator in small- to middle-market business lending. US Capital Partners has been providing prompt, innovative, and reliable financing solutions across the United States and abroad for more than a decade.

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Tuesday
May192015

US Capital Partners Provides $1.5 Million Facility for Educational and Hygiene Products Distributor

US Capital Partners Inc. has refinanced an expanding worldwide distributor of educational publications and personal care products.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2015 – US Capital Partners Inc. has provided a $1.5 million asset-based line of credit for an expanding distribution business headquartered in the Northeastern United States. US Capital Partners is a private investment bank that makes direct debt investments, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements for small and medium-sized businesses.

“We are extremely pleased to have provided this $1.5 million accounts receivable and inventory line of credit for an expanding global distributor of educational publications and personal hygiene products,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners. “The company approached US Capital Partners to refinance an existing bank loan and put in place a more flexible, scalable asset-based facility. US Capital Partners was able to provide a line of credit that provides additional working capital for this expanding enterprise and better supports the ongoing growth and payables management of the business going forward.”

About the Company

This Northeast-based distributor provides both educational publications and personal care products to a wide range of customers across the United States and abroad. The company offers a comprehensive suite of book and multimedia services for public, academic, government, and specialty libraries worldwide. The company also provides DVDs, CDs, and electronic books ordered directly from publishers or wholesalers. Its personal care products division offers a wide array of products, including health and hygiene kits customized to order.

About US Capital Partners Inc.

Since 1998, US Capital Partners (www.uscapitalpartners.net) has been providing well-structured, custom financing solutions to private and public companies with $5 million to $100 million in sales. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners is a full-service private investment bank that makes direct debt investments between $500,000 and $30 million, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements. The firm also offers financial advisory services for buy-side and sell-side engagements and for capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

To learn more about how your business can secure the funding it needs, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call (415) 889-1010.

Tuesday
May052015

US Capital Partners Provides $30 Million Credit Facility for LESS Institute

US Capital Partners Inc. has put in place scalable financing to support the continued expansion of a nationwide provider of outpatient spine and orthopedic treatments.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2015 – US Capital Partners Inc. has provided a $30 million line of credit for LESS Institute (“LESS”), a network of surgery centers offering best-in-class outpatient and surgical care services across the United States. US Capital Partners is a private investment bank that makes direct debt investments, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements for small and medium-sized businesses.

“We are delighted to have provided this flexible and scalable facility for LESS,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners. “Despite being a profitable and expanding business, LESS had difficulty securing traditional bank financing, because accounts receivable from medical settlements are generally deemed ineligible for financing by most traditional lenders. US Capital Partners performed a detailed analysis of the company’s proprietary billing systems and processes to better understand its operations. This allowed US Capital Partners to then structure and provide a customized $30 million facility for LESS.”

Over the past six years, LESS has been expanding its network of surgeons and its geographical footprint across the United States. The new financing by US Capital Partners provides additional growth capital and working capital for LESS to pursue its expansion plans. US Capital Partners has a strong track-record in providing best-in-class financing for middle market businesses across the United States, with a special focus on speed, structure, and efficiency of execution.

About LESS Institute

LESS Institute was founded on the principle that surgical care should be safe, affordable, and deliver quality results. The company offers a network of surgery centers that provide outpatient spine and orthopedic treatments using carefully selected surgeons and a customized, proprietary billing system for patients’ insurance providers and legal settlements. Over the past six years LESS has expanded from Florida to multiple states, including Texas and Ohio, with further growth under way.

About US Capital Partners Inc.

Since 1998, US Capital Partners (www.uscapitalpartners.net) has been providing well-structured, custom financing solutions to private and public companies with $5 million to $100 million in sales. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners is a full-service private investment bank that makes direct debt investments between $500,000 and $30 million, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements. The firm also offers financial advisory services for buy-side and sell-side engagements and for capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

To learn more about how your business can secure the funding it needs, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call (415) 889-1010.

Tuesday
Apr282015

US Capital Partners Provides $3 Million Line of Credit for Direct Communication Solutions

US Capital Partners Inc. has put in place financing to support the continued expansion of an industry-leading developer of wireless technology solutions.

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2015 – US Capital Partners Inc. has provided a $3 million credit facility for Direct Communication Solutions, Inc. (“DCS”), headquartered in San Diego, California. US Capital Partners is a private investment bank that makes direct debt investments, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements for small and medium-sized businesses.

“We are extremely pleased with this well-structured, scalable financing, which provides additional working capital to pursue our business growth plans” said Chris Bursey, Founder and Managing Partner at DCS. “Our firm is committed to providing world-class products, services, and solutions for the emerging M2M industry. This new financing increases our ability to execute on our ongoing strategy of developing exciting new products and services for the industry, while accomplishing our more immediate business objectives for the year.”

“We are delighted to have provided this $3 million accounts receivable and inventory line of credit for DCS,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners. “The company needed to buy out an existing partner in the business, as well as to put in place a more expansive financing structure. DCS’s financing covenants and facility size restricted the company’s ability to accomplish its business objectives. US Capital Partners was able to leverage the assets of the business in order to provide a larger, less restrictive asset-based facility for the company. The financing also provided additional working capital for pursuing growth opportunities.”

About Direct Communication Solutions, Inc.

DCS is an industry-leading developer of wireless technology solutions for customers across all verticals within the emerging machine-to-machine (M2M) industry. The company provides embedded wireless modules and antennas, premium integration support to achieve carrier certification, and a range of world-class products and services for the M2M market. DCS evolved from a hardware distribution outlet into a full service M2M solution provider working with the most trusted names in the industry, including AT&T, CalAmp,  Sprint, Taoglas, T-Mobile, Verizon, Telit Wireless, Telus Mobility, and 7 Layers.

About US Capital Partners Inc.

Since 1998, US Capital Partners (www.uscapitalpartners.net) has been providing well-structured, custom financing solutions to private and public companies with $5 million to $100 million in sales. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners is a full-service private investment bank that makes direct debt investments between $500,000 and $30 million, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements. The firm also offers financial advisory services for buy-side and sell-side engagements and for capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

To learn more about how your business can secure the funding it needs, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call (415) 889-1010.

Tuesday
Apr142015

Charles Towle Becomes Managing Partner at US Capital Partners

Private investment bank appoints senior executive as Managing Partner, following another year of strong growth at the firm.

US Capital Partners Charles Towle

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2015 – US Capital Partners Inc. is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Charles Towle as Managing Partner of the firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners is a full-service private investment bank that makes direct debt investments, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements.

“I am extremely pleased with this new appointment,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners. “Since joining US Capital Partners in 2006, Charles has helped grow the firm into a leading private investment bank for small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. Charles is well-respected in the sector, and many industry leaders will be quite pleased that he has achieved this well-deserved position as Managing Partner at the firm.”

“I greatly look forward to supporting US Capital Partners’ continued expansion as Managing Partner at the firm,” said Mr. Towle. “US Capital Partners is at an inflection point in its growth curve, and has strategic plans to lead the way in the evolving FinTech arena, with a focus on the small and lower middle market. The firm has a strong history of underwriting and portfolio management, and is designing and developing proprietary technology-based tools for smaller businesses to more efficiently secure capital. US Capital Partners continues to focus on strategic, innovative solutions in the marketplace and on speed and excellence of execution.”

Mr. Towle has also been appointed Co-Managing Partner at US Capital Investment Management, LLC, a private investment management firm established by US Capital Partners to make capital investments in leading small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. He is also the Division Head and licensed principal of US Capital Global Securities, Inc., a FINRA-registered broker-dealer that serves as distributor for funds sponsored by US Capital Partners and managed by US Capital Investment Management.

About US Capital Partners Inc.

Since 1998, US Capital Partners (www.uscapitalpartners.net) has been providing well-structured, custom financing solutions to private and public companies with $5 million to $100 million in sales. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners is a full-service private investment bank that makes direct debt investments between $500,000 and $30 million, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements. The firm also offers financial advisory services for buy-side and sell-side engagements and for capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

To learn more about how your business can secure the funding it needs, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call (415) 889-1010.

Tuesday
Apr072015

US Capital Partners Provides Bridge Facility for $40 Million Acquisition Program of a Waste Management Company

US Capital Partners Inc. has put in place bridge financing to support the roll-up strategy of an expanding provider of waste management and environmental services.

SAN FRANCISCO, APRIL 2015 – US Capital Partners Inc. has provided a bridge loan for the $40 million acquisition program of a leading waste management and hauling company in the Midwestern United States. US Capital Partners is a private investment bank that makes direct debt investments, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements for small and medium-sized businesses.

This waste management business provides turnkey solid waste removal and environmental management services to municipalities, individuals, and companies. To date, the company has helped in recycling over 20,000 tons of waste in the Midwest, and services over 40,000 customers. The business approached US Capital Partners for well-structured, expansive financing to support its acquisition program.

“We are delighted to have supported the roll-up strategy of this expanding waste management business through well-structured and timely bridge financing,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners. “At US Capital Partners, we specialize in structuring and providing custom financing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. In this case, we provided the company with a cash flow-based bridge loan in under three weeks. The loan was custom structured, allowing the company to remain fully in compliance with its existing loan terms.”

About US Capital Partners Inc.

Since 1998, US Capital Partners (www.uscapitalpartners.net) has been providing well-structured, custom financing solutions to private and public companies with $5 million to $100 million in sales. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners is a full-service private investment bank that makes direct debt investments between $500,000 and $30 million, participates in debt facilities, and underwrites debt and equity private placements. The firm also offers financial advisory services for buy-side and sell-side engagements and for capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

To learn more about how your business can secure the funding it needs, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call (415) 889-1010.