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Fundation Secures $100 Million Credit Facility from Goldman Sachs

Credit Facility Provides Funding for Acceleration of Company’s Growth

 

August 23, 2016 09:45 AM Eastern Daylight Time

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fundation Group LLC, a leading digitally-enabled lender and credit solutions provider, today announced that it has obtained a $100 million asset-backed credit facility from Goldman Sachs. Fundation will use this credit facility to accelerate its growth by increasing its capacity to extend credit to small businesses across the United States through its various strategic partnerships.

Fundation focuses on developing strategic partnerships with banks, other financial institutions, and various service providers to the small business market. Fundation enables its bank partners to leverage Fundation’s platform to offer an online lending capability to their customers, drive cost efficiencies and serve more customers. Fundation also develops strategic partnerships, delivering capital to small businesses through integrations with partners that serve the small business market in various forms. In the past year, Fundation has announced strategic partnerships with Regions Bank, Alliance Partners, the manager of a 200-member community bank network, and the Minority Business Development Agency, a division of the United States Department of Commerce.

Fundation, majority owned by Garrison Investment Group, retains the vast majority of loans that it originates on its balance sheet. Fundation expects that this commitment, and other similar arrangements, will fund the majority of loan originations going forward.

About Fundation

Fundation Group LLC is a digitally-enabled lender and credit solutions provider. The Company develops integrated small business lending solutions with banks, enabling them to deliver credit online, drive cost efficiency into their lending programs and maximize customer retention by providing a positive customer experience and meeting the needs of the small businesses they serve. The Company also partners with a wide array of organizations that serve the small business market in various capacities to deliver credit products to the business community nationwide. For more information, please visit www.fundation.com.

Contacts

Media:
Fundation
Debbie Miller, 202-888-2738
Debbie.miller@fundation.com
or
Goldman Sachs
Michael DuVally, 212-902-2605

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About Fundation

Fundation combines the benefits of a bank loan with the ease and efficiency of an online lender. We offer conventional loans with competitive rates to businesses with varying credit profiles. Our technology allows us to deliver capital in as few as 3 business days through streamlining the collection and evaluation of customer information and conducting the majority of the lending process electronically. As a direct lender, we use our own capital to originate and hold the loans we make, so that we can focus on building relationships with our customers. Our dedicated customer relationship model enables us to understand each unique borrower’s business. This level of service, coupled with our best-in-class products, is why many of our customers come back to us repeatedly for more capital.

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