Stamford, CT-based Finacity Corporation (“Finacity”), a provider of factoring services and working capital solutions, was sold by Greensill Capital, Inc. to White Oak Global Advisors (“White Oak”) through a Chapter 11 363 asset sale process. Finacity originates, structures and places over $100 billion in trade finance receivables yearly with over 50 leading financial institutions in asset-backed security structures. Finacity has facilitated transactions for receivables denominated in 58 currencies with obligors in more than 175 countries making it the largest non-bank trade finance platform globally.
Finacity will operate as a standalone business but will work closely with White Oak in a number of areas where there are synergies – including White Oak deploying institutional capital on Finacity’s platform. The deal will see Adrian Katz remain as Finacity CEO and substantive equity holder, working closely with the leadership of White Oak Global Advisors. With this acquisition White Oak and its affiliates will have over 215 professionals focused on asset-based lending offering trade receivables securitization and a variety of ABL products including invoice discounting, factoring, trade finance, supply chain finance, lender finance and import-export finance.
About Finacity Corporation
Finacity specializes in the structuring and provision of efficient capital markets receivables funding programs, supplier and payables finance, back-up servicing, and program administration. Finacity currently facilitates the financing and administration of an annual receivables volume of approximately US $100 billion. With resources in the USA, Europe, Latin America and Asia, Finacity conducts business throughout the world with obligors in more than 175 countries. Learn more at www.finacity.com.
About White Oak
White Oak Global Advisors, LLC is a leading global alternative asset manager specializing in originating and providing financing solutions to facilitate the growth, refinancing and recapitalization of small and medium enterprises. Since its inception in 2007, White Oak Global Advisors’ disciplined investment process focuses on delivering risk-adjusted investment returns and establishing long term partnerships with our borrowers. For more information, visit www.whiteoaksf.com.
GLC Advisors & CO.
GLC Advisors delivers objective, senior-level expertise to clients through a variety of advisory assignments including: restructurings & recapitalizations, mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt capital advisories, fairness opinions and valuations. Offices are located in New York, San Francisco, and Denver. For more information, visit www.glca.com.
GLC Advisors is affiliated with GLC Investment Advisors, an investment firm which provides debt and equity capital for leveraged buyouts, strategic acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth financings for middle market companies.