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FEC Loans

Financing Options for Your Next Rink Expansion or Upgrade

By: Sara Hodon Whether you’re upgrading your rink’s lighting or sound system, or planning a major expansion and adding a number of new offerings to attract new customers, business enhancements need capital. If you’ve never pursued a business loan before, … read more

FEC Loans

Live Oak Bank Offers FEC Loans Between $25K and $350K

Live Oak Bank now offers loans between $25,000 and $350,000 that can be used for renovations, remodels, acquisitions, games and attractions, merchandise and equipment purchases. This eLending program offers approvals within 48 hours of receiving documents, little to no equity … read more

Pharmacy Lending

Webinar: Pharmacy Lending 101 with Jimmy Neil

Join Jimmy Neil, General Manager of Pharmacy Lending for this Free Webinar hosted by PDS. Jimmy will cut through the confusion of the lending process and provide attendees with clarity and insight into buying a pharmacy. September 24, 2015 @ … read more

credit analysis

Credit Analysis: The 5 C’s of Credit

Credit Analysis: The 5 C’s of Credit Whether you are seeking to refinance existing debt, acquire a business, finance a succession, expand or gain working capital, a bank or lending institution will be interested in both your business and personal … read more

funeral trends webinar

Webinar: Trends Call for Change

Trends Call for Change: What You Can Do to Stay Ahead Presented by: Tim Bridgers and Walker Posey There has been much discussion over recent years about the changes in the funeral industry. From families’ preferences to transitions in ownership, … read more

Hotel Business Owners and Developers Executive Roundtable

Hotel Business Owners and Developers Executive Roundtable

At the 2015 Hotel Business Owners and Developers Executive Roundtable, Hotel Business asked industry experts—Elliott Estes of Woodmont Lodging, Brian Quinn of Red Lion Hotel Corporation, Mike Muir of Live Oak Bank and Norman Jenkins of Capstone Development—about lessons learned from the … read more

acquiring a practice

Become an Owner: Tips for Acquiring a Practice

If you are thinking about acquiring a veterinary practice, there are a few things you should consider from identifying the practice to securing financing. Identify the Practice Start Backwards Whether this is the first time you will own a practice … read more

financing customer spotlight

A Live Oak Bank Customer Success Story – Central Washington Pediatric Dentistry

Amy and Neal Smith of Central Washington Pediatric Dentistry Sometimes, life throws you curve balls. While you may have learned that it helps to adjust your swing accordingly, it’s easier to hit a home run when teammates have your back. Take … read more

HenHouse Brewery Expansion

HenHouse Brewing to expand, move into Santa Rosa

Petaluma’s HenHouse Brewing Co. announced on Monday that is moving to south Santa Rosa and opening a facility that can handle up to 75,000 barrels annually, signaling continuing growth in Sonoma County’s craft beer industry. The brewery, which has attracted … read more

lending with wineries

Lending With Wineries in Mind

Wines & Vines, September 2015: From start-up to acquisition, merger and succession planning, a winery’s bank should be an informed partner. Bankers with knowledge of issues specific to a winery’s needs—in addition to experience with wider financial issues, markets and patterns—are the … read more