Thiel Tool Receives $3.2 Million In Funding From BizCapital

Missouri New Markets Development program boosts St. Louis manufacturer  ST. LOUIS, May 26th, 2011 – BizCapital, the small business lending division of Advantage Capital Partners, provided $3.2 million in New Markets financing to Thiel Tool & Engineering, a woman-owned metal stamping manufacturer located in north St. Louis. The funding will allow the company to retain 50 full-time employees and enable additional growth over the next 12 months. Thiel Tool & Engineering, Inc.…

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BizCapital investment named USDA Rural Development Business of the Year

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On May 24, 2011 USDA Rural Development State Director, Clarence W. Hawkins, recognized Game Equipment, LLC as the “Business of the Year.” This event was held at the Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge. The business was recognized by USDA Rural Development for their valuable contributions in utilizing program funds made available by the Business and Cooperative Programs. BizCapital, the small business finance arm of Advantage Capital Partners, was the lender for this project.

BizCapital Promotes Team Members

NEW ORLEANS, March 30th, 2011 – BizCapital, the small business lending division of Advantage Capital Partners, is pleased to announce the internal promotion of several key staff members in New Orleans. Sara Hess has been promoted to Loan Operations Manager. Ms. Hess joined BizCapital in 2007. Her team’s responsibilities include processing and closing small business loans. She received her B.A. in Business Marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University. Tim Blanke was promoted to…

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Advantage Capital Partners Promotes Team Members

NEW ORLEANS, March 25th, 2011 – Advantage Capital Partners, a leading venture capital and small business finance firm, is pleased to announce the internal promotion of several key staff members in New Orleans, St. Louis and New York. New Orleans promotions: Justin Obletz has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Mr. Obletz joined the Advantage Capital in 2006. His responsibilities include deal flow screening, due diligence, and portfolio monitoring. He received…

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Advantage Capital Awarded $56 Million Federal Allocation In New Markets Tax Credit Program

Firm drives investment capital into economically distressed communities NEW ORLEANS, February 24, 2011-Leading venture capital and small business finance firm Advantage Capital Partners has been awarded a $56 million allocation in the highly competitive federal New Markets Tax Credit program. This latest allocation brings the firm’s total awards since 2002 to $444 million. Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund Director Donna Gambrell and Congressman Elijah Cummings announced the 2010 New Markets Tax…

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Advantage Capital Partners Adds Principal

Rick Hummell brings extensive banking and managerial background   ST. LOUIS, February 14, 2011 – Advantage Capital Partners, a leading venture capital and small business finance firm, is proud to announce the addition of a new firm principal, Richard “Rick” Hummell. Initially, Hummell will be managing the firm’s rapidly expanding guaranteed lending business, BizCapital, as well as supervising efforts to grow the firm’s overall platform. Hummell comes to Advantage Capital Partners…

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BizCapital Finances Green Manufacturing Company

Mississippi New Markets Development program enables job retention in Delta  JACKSON, Ms., January 5th, 2011-BizCapital, the small business lending division of Advantage Capital Partners, provided an SBA 7(a) loan in the amount of $1.6 million to S&N Airoflo, Inc., a manufacturer of an energy-efficient aerator used for the treatment of municipal and industrial waste water. The funding will be used to refinance existing debt and support the company’s continued growth, including…

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Advantage Capital Partners GrowsTeam

Firm Hires New Managing Director and Promotes Internal Talent ST. LOUIS, May 5, 2010-Advantage Capital Partners, a leading venture capital and small business finance firm, is proud to announce the addition of a new Managing Director who is a nationally recognized expert in the field of tax incentive investing. In addition, the firm is pleased to note the internal promotions of several outstanding staff members. New Managing Director Jonathan I. Goldstein will be assisting…

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Advantage Capital Drives More Than $40 Million Of New Markets Program Investments Into Louisiana During 2009

Firm continues commitment to growing businesses and stimulating the economy in Louisiana   NEW ORLEANS, January 28, 2010 – Advantage Capital Partners and its small business lending divisionBizCapital provided $41 million of New Markets program financing throughout the state of Louisiana during 2009. The significant amount of investments, all made in connection with the federal New Markets Tax Credit program and Louisiana New Markets Development program, represent the firm’s commitment to supporting small business…

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Advantage Capital Finances Digital Scoreboard Company In Mississippi

Capturion Network scores funding through Mississippi New Markets Development Program Laurel, Miss., December 2, 2009 – Advantage Capital Partners and its small business lending division BizCapital provided Mississippi New Markets Development program financing to Capturion Network, LLC, an innovative company which sells, installs and services digital scoreboards for sports and entertainment venues nationwide. The funding will be used to support the company’s continued growth, including the retention of 24 employees, with…

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