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A row of new motorized construction equipment that was purchased with financing from an asset-based lending program

Build a financially stronger tomorrow for your business.


At First Midwest Bank, our Asset Based Lending1 solutions are designed around your business to help provide the capital for a strong financial future. Our Asset Based Lending team of professionals — with collective experience greater than 200 years — is backed by a bank that has served your friends, neighbors, and business associates for more than 70 years. We continue to build partnerships with wholesalers, manufacturers, service organizations, and distributors while focusing on the needs of middle-market companies across the Midwest.

Our Asset Based Lending group is here to help when your business needs capital for:

  • Business Growth
  • Acquiring a New Facility
  • Product Innovation
  • Manufacturing Automation
  • Turnarounds
  • Asset Purchases

Some of the most common forms of collateral we use in our lending solutions include:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Inventory
  • Machinery and Equipment
  • Real Estate

Our solutions are available with the following advance rates:

  • Up to 85% of eligible accounts receivable
  • Up to 65% of eligible inventory
  • Up to 100% of orderly liquidation value of M/E
  • Up to 75% of fair market value of real estate

Get Connected with Our Team

For more information on our Asset Based Lending solutions, please contact our Customer Care Center at 800-322-3623 or the expert listed below:

Equipment Financing

Don’t let outdated equipment limit your ability to compete. We have options to keep you moving forward.2

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Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Our ESOP Finance options can give your employees the chance to have a real stake in your success.

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Structured Financing

First Midwest can help provide cash-flow based financing to middle market companies backed by Private Equity Sponsors.

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1 Asset Based Lending solutions are subject to credit approval. If the security interest is property, property insurance will be required.
2 In California, loans made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lenders Law license.