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A small business owner is working in his office after receiving needed cash flow through a structured finance program
Structured Finance

We provide cash flow-based financing to middle-market companies backed by Private Equity Sponsors.

FINANCING SOLUTIONS TO MEET YOUR INITIAL BUYOUT, RECAPITALIZATIONS, AND REFINANCING NEEDS

First Midwest Bank’s Structured Finance Group provides cash-flow based financing1 to middle market companies backed by Private Equity Sponsors.

  1. Credit facilities are used to support initial buyouts and subsequent add-on acquisitions, refinancing, and recapitalizations.
  2. Our relationship-based approach provides consistency and continuity for our clients.
  3. Sponsors work with the same First Midwest team — from early deal stages — through closing and post-close portfolio management.
  4. Our dedicated experts focus on speed to market, reliability, and certainty of closing, as well as flexibility throughout the life of the transaction.
  5. Our team is led by industry veterans, experienced in middle-market structured transactions throughout the Greater Midwest, as we evaluate each opportunity.

Target Market:

  • EBITDA of $5 million and greater
  • Sponsors and/or portfolio companies located throughout the Greater Midwest
  • Experienced management team
  • Strong/defensible market position
  • Diversified revenue base
  • Predictable/sustainable cash flows

With more than 50 years of combined industry experience from bank and non-bank institutions, the Structured Finance Group delivers consistent, reliable cash flow loan structures tailored to your needs. Learn more about some of our recent deals, strategic advantages, and our loan portfolio in our quarterly update.2

Download First Midwest Structured Finance Overview

ASSET BASED LENDING

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EQUIPMENT FINANCE

We provide equipment finance and leasing solutions for vendors and end-clients.2

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INTEREST RATE DERIVATIVES

Our IRD desk implements risk management strategies to hedge against adverse movements in rates.

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1 Subject to credit approval. If the security interest is property, property insurance will be required.
2 Recent deals are examples of loans currently closed and are not offers to lend. In California, loans are made or arranged pursuant to a California Financing Law license.