Sponsor Finance | Byline Bank | Private Equity Capital Funding

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Experience Matters

With more than 50 years of combined experience, Byline Bank’s Sponsor Finance group provides senior secured cash flow loans to private equity backed lower middle market companies throughout the U.S. We have closed over $500 million in commitments in the lower middle market. Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Bethesda, Maryland, we focus our efforts on companies that generate EBITDA between $2 million and $10 million. We support the acquisition, recapitalization and growth investment efforts of private equity firms.

Products and Services

We provide senior secured cash flow-based financing solutions to private equity sponsors across the United States. Byline Sponsor Finance underwrites senior cash flow credit facilities, seeks to hold positions for its own balance sheet, and will bring in financing partners where appropriate. We also partner with third-party mezzanine investors.

Investment Criteria

With our extensive industry knowledge, we provide private equity sponsors with thoughtful financial solutions to meet each unique situation. Our team has completed transactions across a broad spectrum of industries including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Financial Services
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Technology Services

Credit characteristics we look for in our investments include:

  • Stable historical earnings with at least $2.0 million of EBITDA
  • Superior management teams
  • Diversified revenue base
  • Defensible industry positioning

Deal Wins

See why so many private equity sponsors choose to work with Byline Sponsor Finance.
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Meet the Team

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Jim Kuncl

Managing Director, Co-Head Byline Sponsor Finance

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Dan Delgadillo

Managing Director, Co-Head Byline Sponsor Finance