Newtek Business Lending, LLC Closes $100 Million Credit Facility with Deutsche Bank AG

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Newtek Business Lending, LLC Closes $100 Million Credit Facility with Deutsche Bank AG

Mar 22, 2021

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Newtek Business Services Corp., (Nasdaq: NEWT), an internally managed business development company (“BDC”), today announced that Newtek Business Lending, LLC (“NBL”), Newtek’s portfolio company that originates and funds SBA 504 loans, closed a $100 million credit facility with Deutsche Bank AG. The facility will be used to fund SBA 504 loans and has an initial two-year term.

Barry Sloane, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said, “We greatly appreciate the opportunity for NBL to close this financing facility with Deutsche Bank. Combining this facility with NBL’s existing $75 million credit facility with Capital One Bank will leave NBL well positioned to grow its SBA 504 business. NBL’s SBA 504 lending opportunities are attractive in that NBL is able to sell the 504 loan and book gain-on-sale income. Specifically, NBL is able to sell the conventional first senior-secured lien, as well have the second lien taken out and financed by government debentures, with a goal of generating a gain-on-sale income and leaving nothing on the balance sheet. The financing facilities provide for seasoning of the loans and the warehouse to sell the loans. We anticipate that NBL can be a material contributor to the BDC’s dividend on a regular basis.”

Newtek Business Services Corp., Your Business Solutions Company®, is an internally managed BDC, which along with its controlled portfolio companies, provides a wide range of business and financial solutions under the Newtek® brand to the small- and medium-sized business (“SMB”) market. Since 1999, Newtek has provided state-of-the-art, cost-efficient products and services and efficient business strategies to SMB relationships across all 50 states to help them grow their sales, control their expenses and reduce their risk.

Newtek’s and its portfolio companies’ products and services include: Business Lending, SBA Lending Solutions, Electronic Payment ProcessingTechnology Solutions (Cloud Computing, Data Backup, Storage and Retrieval, IT Consulting), eCommerce, Accounts Receivable Financing & Inventory FinancingInsurance Solutions, Web Services, and Payroll and Benefits Solutions.

Newtek® and Your Business Solutions Company®, are registered trademarks of Newtek Business Services Corp.

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