Biggest asset-based lenders in B.C. in 2015

Ranked by total staff in B.C. in 2015

Part of the Top 100 money sources in B.C. section, published in BIV on January 27, 2015. Sources: Interviews with lenders below and BIV research. Other firms may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '15FootnotesCompanyYear foundedTop local executive(s)Type of businessRange of financing availableSectorsNo. of B.C. staff '14No. of B.C. staff '15
1 Credicor Financial Corp

889 Harbourside Dr Suite 305, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3S1
Phone: 604-982-3000
Fax: 604-990-9675
1998 James Jang (president) Equipment financing, leasing, equipment loans $1,000 to $5 million; core area of expertise is $1,000 to $250,000 All sectors in Canada 61 67
2 GE Capital

400 Burrard St Suite 1050, Vancouver, BC V6C 3A6
Phone: 604-482-1050
Fax: 604-482-1051
1993 Jeff Roth (senior vice-president) Asset-based leases and loans to highly structured financial transactions Loans or leases from $10,000 to $100 million Manufacturing, transportation, construction, oil and gas, IT, retail and services, health care 60 60
3 Liquid Capital Pacific Corp

14247 86th Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 0S6
Phone: 604-591-5252
Fax: 877-228-9490
2004 Dan Effa (president) Accounts receivable financing, AR and credit management, credit guarantees, purchase order financing, inventory/materials purchase finance program, supply chain payment program, leasing $15,000 to $15 million Commercial services including distributors, manufacturers, oil and gas services, printing, trucking, security 6 8
4 Lanyard Financial Corp

2112 Broadway W Suite 210, Vancouver, BC V6K 2C8
Phone: 604-688-5388
Fax: 604-696-5388
1999 Brian Chelin (director); Ben Goldberg (director) Bridge commercial and residential real estate loans in amounts of $1 million to $15 million $750,000 to $15 million Real estate (commercial and residential) 7 7
5 Philmark Commercial Finance

Box 55539, Impact Plaza, Surrey, BC V3R 0J7
Phone: 604-597-7840
Fax: 604-597-7841
1996 Philip Webb (managing director) An alternative to conventional small-business financing; immediate cash for quality commercial AR; accounts receivable financing (factoring) $5,000 to $500,000 short term All B2B companies, services companies, manufacturers, construction trades; specializing in startups 5 5

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