News & Deals

Navigating a Banking Crisis: Protecting Your Deposits

Posted by Chad Mestler on Mar 19, 2023 2:46:37 PM


Recent and Looming Bank Failures Require Diligent Monitoring

In light of recent bank failures and concerns including SVP, SilverGate Bank, Signature Bank, Western Alliance, First Republic Bank, and Credit Suisse , investors are now more aware of their banking relationships and the need to underwrite their bank's solvency, asset allocations and uninsured deposit ratios.  Many Lessons of the Great Depression have been ignored. 
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Topics: Banking, Insights

Growth of Participation Loans Fueled by the Emergence of Fintech Apps and Blockchain

Posted by Chad Mestler on Jan 29, 2023 9:47:45 AM

The emergence of Fintech apps and the use of blockchain has inspired the growth of participation loans even for smaller deals among private lenders.   Software to manage participations in loans by banks and financial institutions has added to the enthusiasm and has addressed many potential pitfalls that often discouraged collaboration .


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Topics: Banking, Participation Loans, Fintech, Blockchain

Lender Participation Loans Are Gaining in Popularity

Posted by Chad Mestler on Jan 28, 2023 4:57:05 PM

Participation loans have been gaining popularity in recent years as a way for banks and financial institutions to increase their lending capacity, diversify their loan portfolio, and improve the creditworthiness of their borrowers. In this blog post, we will discuss the top 5 benefits of participation loans for banks and how they can help to increase profitability and reduce administrative costs.

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Topics: Bridge lending, Banking, Participation Loans, Insights