At a time when borrowing facilities are extremely difficult to negotiate Platinum distinguished themselves with their speed of decision, flexibility and willingness to work to get the deal done.
New York, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2008
Platinum Funding Group, a leading factoring company, has signed an agreement to provide a $66 million accounts receivable factoring facility to a leading provider of wireless data services. The accounts receivable factoring facility was a key element of the funding package which enabled the New Jersey based network operator to complete the acquisition of a complimentary wireless technology business, providing nationwide wireless data and messaging services.
With its headquarters in New Jersey, this national wireless network operator focuses on the M2M market. The company offers wireless data machine-to-machine (M2M) products including automatic vehicle location (AVL), telematics, point-of-sale, security and energy solutions to enterprise and government customers. Its network operates in 50 states covering 93 percent of all U.S. businesses and 220 million people.
The accounts receivable factoring facility provided by Platinum Funding Group will also assist the combined entity to consolidate its position as one of the leading M2M providers in the U.S. providing comprehensive, reliable and secure communication solutions.
"Platinum's ability to think outside the box, and find creative solutions for complicated transactions is a necessity in the current financial environment," said Eyal Levy, founder and CEO of Platinum Funding Group. "Platinum's assistance in several acquisitions lately, when liquidity is limited, makes us an attractive instrument for investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms."
Russell Backhouse, the CFO who co-ordinated the transaction with Platinum added, "At a time when borrowing facilities are extremely difficult to negotiate Platinum distinguished themselves with their speed of decision, flexibility and willingness to work to get the deal done."
Mark Hull, CEO said, "This acquisition clearly benefits all of our customers as together we are an even stronger company with a long-term commitment to messaging, data and the M2M market."
About Platinum Funding Group:
Platinum Funding Group, a leading factoring company, provides clients with accounts receivable financing, purchase order financing, letters of credit, bridge funding, and accounts receivable management. Established in 1992, the factoring company has been consistently assisting companies with annual sales revenue between $1 million and $150 million. Platinum provides premier factoring services and possessions the financial resources to serve the needs of its invoice factoring clients across more than 30 industries, issuing same day advances on accounts receivable to early-stage companies, fast growing firms, and companies in Chapter 11. Platinum Funding Group is headquartered in New York City and has regional offices throughout the U.S.
Platinum Funding UK Limited commenced operations out of its United Kingdom office in the spring of 2008. Through its UK affiliate, Platinum Funding Group has expanded its services to include purchases of international receivables, with a focus on the European market.
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