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This Client was experiencing trouble with its existing Bank, which was asking the Company to exit and find an alternative funding source. The challenge here was that the Company had historically not retained earnings, and therefore was highly-leveraged from a balance-sheet perspective. However, all other fundamentals were present (extremely strong cash flow, solid current asset base, lendable equity in liquidation value of printing equipment, and a strong Guarantor).

Aperture Capital Corporation provided vital assistance to this Client by optimizing the Client's data, and representing the Client to multiple sources of capital, in order to deepen and widen the competitive field. Aperture Capital Corporation was successful in orchestrating and facilitating a CalCap structured transaction in the aggregate amount of $1.8 million. The end result was the Client's graceful exit from its incumbent Bank, into a Bank which more appropriately suited the Client's needs. The Client reports satisfaction with not only the lending relationship at its new Bank, but also with the treasury management and other ancillary products provided as a result of the transition.

Commercial Lithographer

Anaheim, CA

FEB 2008

$1.8MM Total - $800M asset-based line of credit + $1.0MM term loan

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The Principals of this Company developed a multi-patented (U.S. Patents), spherical, magnetic building block, originally intended for scientific and educational purposes (ideally for three-dimensional representations of molecular compounds). However, as further development of the product progressed, the Principals recognized that the product could also be the basis of an entire 'toyetic' application, similar to a Lego product.

Aperture Capital Corporation was instrumental in writing a full business plan, financing memorandum and synopsis for general distribution to interested angel, venture and institutional investors. Aperture Capital Corporation also facilitated the introduction of the Company and its Plan to multiple potential investors and assisted in the negotiation processes. The Company successfully closed its funding in MAY2008, and received $4.2 million in equity from multiple private sources.

Start-up Toy and Educational Company

Costa Rica

MAY 2008

$4.2MM Private Placement

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This Client was very happy with their existing banking relationship, until their Bank was acquired by a large Bank. The Principal of the Company had done business with this large Bank in the past, but felt it was time to take his banking business out to bid.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client's data, and brought the Client out to market in order to create a competitive field. This competitive field strategically included the large, incumbent Bank. Aperture Capital Corporation interviewed and received strong, viable proposals from eight separate Banks. As a result of the strong competition generated through Aperture Capital Corporation's keen strategy, the incumbent Bank increased its commitment amount to $1.5 million, aggressively increased advance rates on accounts receivable and inventory and dramatically lowered pricing in order to keep the Client.

Wholesale Electrical Supply Company

Santa Ana, CA

SEP 2008

$1.5MM asset-based line of credit

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This Client held a $1.0 million factoring line, which was priced all-in at approximately 34%. In other words, the Client was paying approximately $340,000 per year in interest charges and fees. For any company, this should be considered expensive.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client's financial data, and bought the Client to market with three alternative Factors. Aperture Capital Corporation successfully secured an increased line of $1.5 million, with a dramatic, 62% decrease in factoring interest and fees.

Avionics OEM

Irvine, CA

OCT 2008

$1.5MM factoring line of credit

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Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Distribution and Service Company located in Atlanta, GA. This Company had grown substantially over its eight-year life, to a mid-seven-figure concern. However, as many entrepreneurial enterprises are, this Client was financed largely between credit cards, a small revolving line of credit and advances on the Principal's home equity line of credit. The Client very clearly needed a proper, commercial line of credit in order to fund working capital needs.

Aperture Capital Corporation aggregated and optimized the Client's data, and took the transaction to the market of local community Banks. Aperture Capital Corporation successfully obtained a $1.25 million revolving line of credit for the Client, with a very attentive Atlanta-based community Bank.

Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Distributor

Atlanta, GA

DEC 2008

$1.0MM asset-based line of credit

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This Client had expressed certain dissatisfaction with its incumbent Bank. Specifically, there were irreconcilable personality concerns voiced by the Client. It should be noted, that as a function of its business model, this Client is inventory-rich, which can prove to be a challenge for many Banks to consider.

Aperture Capital Corporation aggregated and optimized the Client's data, illuminating the strength of the Company's clientele, the multiple redundancies put in-place by Management to avoid spoilage issues, and the strength of the Guarantor. Aperture Capital Corporation also strategically involved the incumbent Bank in the competitive field. As a result of the heavy competition for the Client's banking business, all of the proposals received were very strong. The incumbent Bank's offer was the strongest, with an increase of the Client's line commitment to $2.5 million, a sharp decrease in pricing, the addition of a very favorable LIBOR option, and increases in advance rates on accounts receivable and inventory. However, the feature most critical to the Principal was a partial guarantee, which none of the other proposals featured, and would not have otherwise been offered, had it not been for the other competing Banks brought in by Aperture Capital Corporation.

Wholesale Meat Distribution Company

Santa Ana, CA

FEB 2009

$2.5MM asset-based line of credit

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This small Minority//Woman Based Enterprise had been shopping for a professional, revolving line of credit for many years. The banking industry in general does not favor lending to contractors, mainly due to the fact that in many cases, progress billings are more difficult to ascertain accuracy than straight accounts receivables for goods or services sold. For this reason, the Principals had funded the Company with a small revolving line of credit, and advances on a home equity line of credit (and had done so for 27 years).

Had the Company been on a continuous tack with respect to revenue growth, this arrangement might have continued to serve them well. However, the Company had recently secured a very large contract, which would double their revenue size in 12 months. A commercial line of credit was now mission-critical for the Company.

Aperture Capital Corporation aggregated and optimized the Client's data, and brought the transaction to market. Six Banks were interviewed and vetted on the Client' behalf. Aperture Capital Corporation was successful in obtaining a total package of $1.0 million for the Client, comprised of a $750,000 revolving commercial (non-formula) line of credit, and a $250,000 equipment acquisition line.

Mining // Civil Construction Company

San Clemente, CA

MAR 2009

$1.0MM total - $750M revolving line of credit + $250M equipment acquisition guidance line

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This Client is a successful dentistry practice, specializing in orthodontics. One doctor wished to purchase the remaining 50% of the practice from his partner. The primary challenge in this transaction was the fact that most lending institutions are not willing to lend to medical service providers.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client’s financial data, including a practice valuation, and successfully obtained practice acquisition financing in order to close this transaction.

Dentistry Practice

Pasadena, CA

MAY 2009

$1.1MM Practice Acquisition Term Loan Facility

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This Client was experiencing classic “Lender Fatigue” with their incumbent Bank. This was largely due to the fact that the incumbent Bank had acquired a portfolio of seriously-impaired loans from a failing Bank, and this limited cadre of bad loans had tainted the credit culture of the incumbent, affecting the Client’s relationship adversely.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client’s data, and brought the Client to market in order to establish a competitive field. This competitive field was comprised of seven, regional community Banks. These Banks were specifically chosen because of their reputations for stability and competitive lending. Aperture interviewed and received multiple proposals for the Client’s banking business. As a result of the strong competitive pressure generated through the Agency Process, the incumbent Bank acquiesced in its posture toward the Client, and re-structured the Client’s facilities to be in-line with the competition.

Industrial Manufacturing Company

Santa Ana, CA

SEP 2009

$4.1MM Total - $3MM Asset-Based Revolving Line of Credit, $750M Term Loan, $350M Equipment Acquisition Facility

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This Client had an existing, $1.05MM practice acquisition loan, originally made at a high, fixed interest rate. The Client is a successful dentistry practice, specializing in TMJ. The primary challenge in this transaction was the fact that most lending institutions are not willing to lend to medical service providers.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client’s financial data, including a practice valuation, and successfully obtained a refinance of the practice acquisition loan, with a competitive rate and structure.

Dentistry Practice

Pleasanton, CA

SEP 2009

$1.05MM Practice Acquisition Refinance

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This Client is a successful dentistry practice, specializing in orthodontics and TMJ treatment. One doctor wished to purchase the remaining 33.3% of the practice from his partner. The primary challenge in this transaction was the fact that most lending institutions are not willing to lend to medical service providers.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client’s financial data, including a practice valuation, and successfully obtained practice acquisition financing in order to close this transaction.

Dentistry Practice

Los Angeles, CA

SEP 2009

$243M Practice Acquisition Loan

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This Client had an existing, $500M practice start-up loan, originally made at a high, fixed interest rate. The Client is a successful dentistry practice. The primary challenge in this transaction was the fact that most lending institutions are not willing to lend to medical service providers.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client’s financial data, including a practice valuation, and successfully obtained a refinance of the practice acquisition loan, with a competitive rate and structure.

Dentistry Practice

Thousand Oaks, CA

SEP 2009

$500M Term Loan – Refinance of Dentistry Practice Start-Up Facility

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This Client owns a property in the city of Costa Mesa, with a single, auto repair tenant. Despite the strong cash flow generated by the property, and low proposed loan-to-value, the Client was experiencing difficulty finding a lender to refinance the existing loan, and provide additional equity recapture.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client’s data, and was successful in securing financing with a local community Bank.

Private Real Estate Investor

Costa Mesa, CA

OCT 2009

$750M Total - $500M Real Estate Loan, $250M Real Estate-Secured Line of Credit

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This Client owns and operates several successful, private elementary schools in Southern California. The single-purpose and retail nature of the private school industry made it difficult for the Client to secure a lending relationship.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client’s data, and made a compelling case, resulting in a successful funding of $1.7MM. With the proceeds, the Client was able to refinance the existing lien, and perform a small equity recapture, which will be utilized to purchase a new school facility in Southern California.

Owners/Operators of Private Elementary Schools

Laguna Niguel, CA

OCT 2009

$1.7MM Total – Real Estate Loan

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This Client was facing a challenge securing a relationship with a Bank that would be amenable to lending to retail concerns. The three principal owners generated substantial cash flow from multiple convenience store operations and commercial real estate holdings. Nonetheless, the incumbent Banks were reticent to extend credit on a portfolio basis to the Borrowers.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized and simplified the Clients’ extensive financial data, and was successful in securing a $900M credit package with a Southern California community Bank.

Convenience Store Owners

Victorville, CA

NOV 2009

$900M Total – Two, $200M Unsecured Lines of Credit, $500M Term Loan for Tenant Improvements

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This Client is engaged in the business of poultry and meat product distribution, primarily to the Hispanic demographic. The owner held a line of credit with a large Southern California bank, which declined to increase the existing line of credit to provide not only working capital support, but to also accommodate a special scenario: a leveraged buy-out.

Aperture Capital Corporation optimized the Client’s data, and made a compelling case, resulting in a successful funding of a $1.5MM non-formula line of credit, allowing the Client to execute the leveraged buy-out.

Distributor of Meat and Poultry Products

Bell CA

NOV 2009

$1.5MM Total – Working Capital and Leveraged Buy-Out Line of Credit

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