Biggest mezzanine lenders in B.C. in 2017

Ranked by total staff in B.C. in 2017

Part of the Top 100 money sources in B.C. section, published in BIV on January 24, 2017. See also asset-based lenders , banks , credit unions , investment banking firms and investment fund management firms . Sources: Interviews with firms below and BIV research. Other firms may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '17FootnotesCompanyTop local executive(s)SectorsInvestment criteriaRange of financing availableYear foundedB.C. staff '16B.C. staff '17
1 Credicor Financial Corp
889 Harbourside Dr Suite 305
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3S1
Phone: 604-982-3000
James Jang (president) All sectors in Canada All transactions priced to risk $1,000 to $5 million; core area of expertise is $1,000 to $250,000 1998 73 71
2 Women's Enterprise Centre
1726 Dolphin Ave Suite 201
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R9
Phone: 250-868-3454
Laurel Douglas (CEO); Cecilia Mkondiwa (director of program delivery) Provides financing to female business owners throughout B.C. in all industries Loans up to $150,000 1995 15 15
3 Company name: Wholly owned subsidiary of Scotiabank Roynat
650 Georgia St W Suite 2320
Vancouver, BC V6B 4N8
Phone: 604-717-6760
Derek Strong (regional director) All sectors Minimum two years of profitability $500,000 to $50 million 1962 12 13
4 B.C. staff headcount 2017: 2015 figure; BC staff headcount 2016: 2015 figure Fulcrum Capital Partners Inc
885 Georgia St W Suite 1020
Vancouver, BC V6C 3E8
Phone: 604-631-8088
Neil Johansen (managing partner) Traditional businesses in services, manufacturing and distribution; however, will consider companies in other industries Security, revenue, customers, profitability Target loans from $5 million to $30 million, with the ability to syndicate larger transactions 2011 11 11
5 Accord Small Business Finance
889 Harbourside Dr Suite 305
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3S1
Phone: 604-982-3010
James Jang (president) All industries, Canada-wide All transactions priced to risk $1,000 to $5 million 2004 8 8

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