Equities First Holdings (EFH) has recently publicized that it has acquired Meridian Equity Partners, a London-based financial lending institution. Meridian Equity Partners will now operate as a subsidiary of EFH.
Equities First Holdings is a world-class provider of alternative financing with agencies in London, Indianapolis, Perth, Singapore, Sydney, and Hong Kong. EFH’s CEO, Al Christy noted that the acquisition of Meridian Equity Partners elevates the company’s brand and services to a new, international level. With operations in Asia, the UK, Australia, and the US, EFH will now offer attractive liquidity against openly traded shares.
Since its establishment in 2002, EFH’s closed loans transactions experiences a growth of 30% annually for the past three years, and the trend will continue in 2014. Furthermore, EFH’s overall labor force has increased by more than half since 2012. Interestingly, Equities First Holding’s loan transactions are non-recourse; therefore, borrows retain all the initial loan proceeds. Al Christy added that EFH continues to consolidate and expand to provide excellent liquidation, coupled with favorable credit terms. EFH continuous to invest in advanced technology and expertise as it experiences ongoing growth. EFH’s workforce comprises of highly qualified personnel that adheres to the company’s principles of providing custom-tailored services to the clients. Equities First Holdings maintains a longtime strategic partnership with the world’s leading asset banks, custodian banks, and top law firms.
Background of Equities First Holdings
Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, EFH is the world’s leader specializing in securities-based financing to corporations and high-net-worth individuals requiring prompt funding. Through EFH’s direct lending options, borrowers have access to excellent liquidity at lower rates using bonds and stocks as their collateral. Since its launch in 2002, Equities First Holdings has had over 650 transactions totaling to $1.4 billion.
Within 14 years in operation, Equities First Holdings is fortunate to have an incredible workforce comprising of financial industry veterans. EFH’s personnel leverages their ability to observe oncoming market trends to evaluate the expected performance and risk associated with publicly traded stocks. Equity First Holdings serves as an alternative source of capital for borrowers not qualified for conventional bank loans and those wishing to raise quick capital.