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225 W. Washington St., Ste. 2200
Chicago, IL 60606

P: (312) 543-4878
W: www.crystalfinco.com
Crystal Financial


  • Colin P. Cross: Senior Managing Director
  • Ward Mooney: Chief Executive Officer
  • Michael Pizette: Chief Credit Officer


Crystal Financial LLC is a national commercial finance company that primarily originates and underwrites senior and junior, asset-based and other secured funding facilities. CF clients are mid-sized companies operating across many different industries. Recent fundings are valued at $7.5 million to $80 million. Specific products include: 

  • First- and second-lien term loans.
  • First in, last out (FILO).
  • Bridge loans.
  • DIP/emergence loans.
  • Uni-tranche loans.
  • Funding based on non-traditional assets such as brand names and intellectual property.

In January 2013, Crystal Financial was acquired as a portfolio company by Solar Capital Limited, a publicly-held business development company focused on lending to middle-market companies. Crystal continues to operate as an independent commercial finance company. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with satellite offices in Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. 

Size of Loans

  • $5,000,000 - $15,000,000
  • $15,000,000 plus

Available Financing

  • 2nd Lien/Jr. Lien Loans
  • ABL
  • Accounts Receivable Financing
  • Bridge Loans
  • Inventory Financing


  • Automotive
  • Construction/Contracting
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Government Contracts
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Steel
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Other

Recent Transactions

BorrowerIndustryAmount (M)QuarterYear
Quantum FoodsProvider/Protein Products80.012013
MegaPathProvider/Bundled Managed Services165.032012
Coach America HoldingsProvider/Transportation Logistics Solutions33.032012
Bakers Footwear GroupRetailer/Fashion Footwear30.022012
American ApparelManufacturer/Fashion Apparel80.012012
Great Lakes AviationOperator/Regional Airline34.042011
CRS ReprocessingReprocessor/Industrial Fluids30.032011
Bell and HowellProvider/Messaging Solutions20.032011
The SCOOTER StoreProvider/Power Mobility Solutions25.022011
Ritz and Wolf Camera & ImageProvider/Cameras, Imaging25.012011
ShopNBCMulti-Media Retailer25.042010