"We are confident that we have found the right banking partner with the MB Business Capital team. Throughout the entire process of transitioning to MB Financial Bank, we found everyone there to be very professional, friendly, and extremely knowledgeable of the financial industry. With the support of MB Business Capital, we are in a solid position to achieve our corporate goals," Jeremy Wootten, CEO and founder of HomTex, Inc., said.
Smart Chemical – Amarillo, Texas
Challenge: SCS needed a new lending partner to step in at the eleventh hour.
"We could not be more pleased with the MB team. The terms we closed with were exactly what they proposed. We had a short timeline and MB met our timeline and invested the resources to execute and introduced us to senior management so we could get to know them. Could not have been a better process!" C. Lloyd Brown, CEO and president of Smart Chemical Services, LP, said.
Double B Foods – Arlington, Texas
Challenge: Double B Foods, a portfolio company of ASCM, needed to find a new lender in a short time frame to pay off their existing lender. They were also trying to enhance production capabilities to meet increasing production demands for the growing casual dining and private label segments.
"The whole process with MB Business Capital has been an absolute pleasure and such a positive experience for us. They were very sensitive to the company's needs and our tight time frame," Peter Shabecoff, partner with Atlantic Street Capital Management, said.
"MB's focus on the lower middle-market was a great fit for Metpar. We were all pleased with the manner in which the MB team met expectations at every step along the way to closing the deal." said Jack Lowden, Chairman of Metpar and president of New Castle Partners.
“As one of the fastest growing food brands in the world today, we wanted a financial institution that is flexible and can partner with us as we revolutionize the way the world eats. MB has been great to work with,” John Roulac, founder and CEO of Nutiva, said.
MB Business Capital Announces $5.75 Million Funding for Via, Inc.
Excelsior Capital Partners is the majority shareholder of Via Seating.
“Via Seating is in an exciting growth mode and we sought out a lender that understood our vision and wanted to help execute our business strategy. We are happy MB Business Capital proved to be that partner and we look forward to a long term relationship,” says Chas Hepler, President & CEO of Via, Inc.
Lamination Specialties Corp.
Chris Hutter and Paul Douglass, co-founders of Union Partners, added, "As a Chicago-based business, we could not be happier to partner with the MB Business Capital team. The depth of their team and understanding of our industry fundamentals was a perfect fit for our acquisition. Collectively, we were able to invest funds into a growing Chicago business with a bright future ahead."
Great Lakes Metal Stamping, Inc
"It has been a pleasure working with MB Financial. We are in a growth mode and MB Financial will be a great partner in providing for our current and future needs," Keith Hettig, CEO of Great Lakes Metal Stamping, Inc., said.
“We have completed several transactions with the MB Business Capital team and they never disappoint. Their proactive thinking, quick turn around and detailed follow through are why we continue to partner with them," Andrew Leonard, managing director of Spell Capital Mezzanine Partners, said. “The circumstances of this particular deal required a lender that was able to respond quickly to changes and navigate various structuring complexities, and MB Business Capital was the perfect fit. They were able to close quickly and with a competitive structure.”
“We are pleased to be working with the talented people of MB Business Capital who are assisting us in the Western Graphics acquisition. They have shown themselves to be strong business partners for Bolger, not only in this endeavor, but in other strategic business initiatives,” dik Bolger, CEO of Bolger LLC, said.
“In the last three years, Klean’s business has nearly tripled. And, we’ve been able to do this without an infusion of outside capital. Our goal was to continue to fuel our significant growth organically so we needed a financial partner who believed in our mission, shared our commitment to responsible business and had the capability to provide large credit facilities that could meet our unique business needs. MB provided exactly the portfolio of financial solutions and support we need for the next three years and beyond,” Jim Osgood, CEO and president of Klean Kanteen, said.
Richmond Wholesale Meat Co.
“We needed a lender that understood our multi-faceted business, our industry and was willing to structure a custom deal for us. The team at MB Business Capital was able to craft an innovative and aggressive facility tailored to our requirements. They really listened to us and delivered that custom structure that we believe will stand the test of time for our mutual company’s needs,” Rich Doellstedt, president of Richmond Wholesale Meat, said.