Recent News

Encina Lender Finance Fuels Continued Growth with Four New Hires

ATLANTA, GA – Encina Lender Finance, LLC (ELF) announced today the addition of Dan Avnir to its Commercial team, as Managing Director; Jessica Ernst and Jeff Karlsson to its Risk team as Portfolio Manager and Senior Associate, respectively; and Denise Richardson, to its Operations department, as Collateral Analyst.

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Encina Lender Finance Provides Inaugural Senior Credit Facility to Urban US Capital

Atlanta, GA – Encina Lender Finance, LLC (“ELF”) announced today that it has provided an inaugural senior credit facility to Urban Us Capital, LLC (“Urban Us Capital”), a leading venture capital platform providing both structured equity and debt investments engaged in origination and servicing of asset-backed capital to early-stage companies and startups focused on upgrading cities for climate change (climate tech and urbantech).

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Encina Lender Finance Provides $35mm Senior Credit Facility to Uown Leasing, a Portfolio Company Of 777 Partners

Encina Lender Finance, LLC (“ELF”) announced today that it has provided a $35 million senior credit facility to Uown Leasing, which is a technology-enabled, consumer leasing platform focused on partnering with retailers of durable consumer goods (primarily furniture, bedding, wheel & tire, and appliances) to offer a lease-to-own financing product at the point-of-sale.

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Iborrow Expands with a Senior Credit Facility of up to $150mm Provided by Encina Lender Finance and Sterling National Bank and Investment By Oaktree

Los Angeles, CA – iBorrow LP, a national private commercial real estate lender, today announced plans to expand its lending efforts through a senior credit facility provided by Encina Lender Finance and Sterling National Bank, and a direct investment provided by certain investment funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”) through certain subsidiaries.

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Encina Lender Finance Fact Sheet

Encina Lender Finance, LLC is a non-bank lending platform offering first lien secured loans with commitment sizes ranging from $10–$150 million to specialty finance companies that provide financing to businesses and consumers in the U.S. and Canada.

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