• BDC Capital Participates in an RMA Panel on ABL

    December 11, 2020

    December, 2020 The RMA (Risk Management Association) New England Chapter hosted a Zoom Webinar on Asset-Based Lending (ABL) on December 3rd, 2020 which was viewed by commercial lenders.  The Chapters’ Women’s Affinity Group planned the event.  Caitlin Martell and Carol Brennan participated in the presentation. Panelists included: Caitlin Martell, Assistant VP, Asset Based Lending, BDC Capital Jessica Melching, Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Credit Officer, Rockland Trust Company Yvonne Kizner, Senior Vice President, Asset Based Lending, Cambridge Savings Kat

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  • Greg Buscone, Eastern Bank Executive Vice President, Joins BDC Capital Board of Directors

    November 19, 2020

    Greg Buscone, Eastern Bank Executive Vice President, Senior Commercial Banking Officer, Joins BDC Capital Board of Directors BOSTON, MA, November 19, 2020 – Eastern Bank is pleased to announce that Greg Buscone, Executive Vice President, Senior Commercial Banking Officer, has joined the Board of Directors of BDC Capital, an economic development company that provides financing and investment capital for growing companies in New England. BDC Capital works in tandem with over 30 Member Banks, including Eastern, and investors to put together financing packages beyond the scope of conventi

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  • BDC Capital Announces a Mezzanine Investment in Katsiroubas Bros.

    November 18, 2020

    November, 2020 Headquartered in Boston, Katsiroubas Bros. is one of New England’s premier food wholesalers carrying a wide selection of high-quality produce, dry goods, pastries, beverages, cheese and dairy, including local & specialty products. Family-owned and operated for over 100 years, Katsiroubas continually adjusts its products and level of service to meet the needs of its customers. The company provides premium quality food delivered fresh and delicious while maintaining best in class food safety and exceeding food safety standards. BDC Capital’s financing was concurren

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  • BDC Capital Announces a Mezzanine Investment in NOBULL

    November 3, 2020

    BDC Capital and MCRC are pleased to announce a mezzanine investment in NOBULL. Headquartered in Boston, NOBULL is a direct-to-consumer athletic footwear and apparel company focused on the training space. As a leading brand in the category, NOBULL sponsors high-profile Crossfit athletes including Tia-Clair Toomey, Brooke Wells, Katrin Davidsdottir, NFL athlete Will Grier and Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel. NOBULL is a brand built for people who work hard and don’t believe in excuses. BDC/MCRC’s investment will allow NOBULL to accelerate its strategic growth plan. For more inform

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  • SBA 504 Success Story – Kaitlyn Szczupak

    September 25, 2020

    BayCoast Bank worked with Nancy Gibeau, our RI market business development officer, on this amazing loan to a woman-owned small business. Nancy mentioned "From the moment I met her and throughout the entire process, she impressed me---organized, professional, customer service oriented and focused---is how I would describe this remarkable young lady.” Our team is happy to have been a part of this amazing story and wish her continued success! One of CDC New England’s borrowers, Kaitlyn Szczupak, defied all odds and was named the Rhode Island Entrepreneur of the Year by the Small Busine

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  • RI CAP: Added Collateral to Enhance Your Small Business Loans

    June 26, 2020

    As You Help Your Customers Re-Open: . The Rhode Island Capital Access Program (RI CAP) is an easy-to-use Main Street and small business loan program from $1,000 to $750,000 for Rhode Island businesses. . RI CAP provides additional cash collateral to lenders seeking to help their clients re-open. . Very little paperwork + Simple to use + Cash reserves = Makes borrowers and lenders Very happy! Use your own bank application, approval procedures, and forms. Negotiate your own interest rates, points, and fees. RI CAP helps to mitigate risk on small business loans

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  • BDC Capital Announces Promotions

    December 31, 2019

    Paul F. Flynn, Jr., President & CEO of BDC Capital Corporation, the oldest business development corporation in the United States, is pleased to announce the following promotions for BDC Capital and its affiliate, CDC New England: Susan Forrester was promoted to SVP Loan Administration.  Her expertise and command of the SBA 504 loan closing process has resulted in well over 600 closed loans for CDC New England.  She has done an excellent job in training business partners, and her extensive knowledge of the SBA 504 program is a tremendous asset for the company. Thuy Dang was promoted

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  • CDC New England Is the #1 SBA 504 CDC In CT For the Second Year In a Row!

    November 21, 2019

      Congratulations to Dave Raccio, Mike Topalian, and our entire team! Pictured from left to right:  Wendell Davis, SBA, Mike Topalian, Dave Raccio, Mark Hayward, SBA.

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  • SBA Backed Loans in Fiscal Year 2019 Support over $314 million to Connecticut Small Businesses!

    October 15, 2019

    CONNECTICUT – U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) lending in Connecticut increased 8% in dollars in the most recent federal government’s  fiscal year that ended September 30th - 776 loans were approved consisting of 661 guaranteed loans, 64 - 504 loans and 51 microloans.   The increased lending indicates positive activity within the financial industry. Banks continue to take on more loans and small businesses are finding it easier to approach lenders.  SBA-backed loans mean reduced risk for Lenders. Additionally, SBA’s resource partners offer counseling and edu

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  • BDC Capital Provides $400,000 Loan for RI Distributor

    September 26, 2019

    Case Summary:  BDC Capital provides $400,000 term loan for a Rhode Island distributor through the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative program. Overview: A family-owned refrigerated transportation and warehousing business based in Rhode Island needed to restructure several loans. The company takes in products primarily from food manufacturers and transports the products to points throughout the Northeast. Challenge: The existing bank did not want to lose the entire relationship but was unwilling to accommodate the request for a debt restructure. Solution: BDC Cap

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