Commercial Finance Association Hosts Houston Luncheon Panel on State of the Private Equity Markets

Release date: September 1, 2010

Houston ― September 1, 2010 ― The Houston chapter of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA) held its quarterly luncheon panel today on the state of the private equity markets.  The luncheon panel was held at Vic & Anthony’s restaurant in downtown Houston and drew over 150 attendees.

The panel featured industry experts Kent Wallace, Partner, The Sterling Group; Michael Young, Managing Partner, The CapStreet Group; and Todd Reppert, President & CFO, Main Street Capital Corporation; and was moderated by Alan Blackburn, Managing Director, GulfStar Group.

“Today’s event was top notch – another sellout for the CFA Houston’s luncheon panel series.  Anyone involved in private equity or commercial finance should be at this event,” said D. Michael Monk, chairman of CFA Houston’s Advisory Board and managing director, Amerisource Funding.  “All four of these panelists are industry veterans in their particular niches, and collectively, they provided great insight and perspective into the entire private equity strata.”

CFA Houston’s quarterly luncheon panels are focused on education, networking and idea-sharing among business and industry leaders in Houston.  For more information on the CFA’s Houston chapter and event calendar, please visit or call Marilyn Davis at 713.863.8300 x 243.

About CFA, Houston Chapter
The Commercial Finance Association’s Houston Chapter is the trade group for commercial finance companies, factors, banks and other financing agencies engaged in the asset-based financial services industry of Houston.  As a Regional Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association, the CFA serves the asset-based financial services industry on an international, national, regional, and local basis. The CFA’s Houston Chapter is comprised of professionals with great insight and experience. For more information please visit or call 713.863.8300 x 243.


About Amerisource Funding
Amerisource is one of the largest independent finance companies in the nation, having provided over $6 billion in capital to borrowers and clients through both its Asset Based Lending arm (Amerisource Business Capital) and its A/R financing arm (Amerisource Funding). Amerisource prides itself on outstanding client service and boasts an industry-best client retention rate in excess of 48 months. Amerisource Funding has offices located throughout the United States.

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Jaylene Cyr (713) 863 8300 Ext. 239