Amerisource #1 in Houston for Revenue Growth

Release date: September 6, 2002

Houston, TX – Amerisource announces that it has been recognized by the University of Houston Small Business Development Center as the #1 private company in Houston for revenue growth for fiscal years 1999-2001.

The recognition was part of the annual The Houston 100 awards, announced today at the annual celebratory luncheon at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston.  Over 1,000 people in the Houston area business community attended the luncheon, which was sponsored by Comerica Bank, Southwestern Bell, the Houston Business Journal and the Greater Houston Partnership.

Amerisource was honored for several other awards at the luncheon as well, including making The Houston 100 list, as well as receiving the Southwestern Bell Award for revenue growth and jobs creation.  Amerisource posted revenues in excess of $102 million in fiscal year 2001 and revenue growth of 88 percent (88%) over the three-year period.


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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