SOURCE: Axis Capital, Inc.

Axis Capital, Inc.

October 20, 2016 08:51 ET

Axis Capital's Mike Coon to Serve as Vice President for the NEFA Board of Directors

GRAND ISLAND, NE--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2016) - Axis Capital, Inc. (Axis), one of the nation's leading independent commercial equipment finance companies, is pleased to announce the company's Vice President of Syndications, Mike Coon, has been reelected to serve on the National Equipment Finance Association's (NEFA) Board of Directors for 2017. Mike will serve as Vice President on the Executive Committee. NEFA is a highly regarded national association addressing the needs of small to mid-size independent equipment finance companies, lessors and brokers.

"Mike is a respected industry veteran with a long-standing working relationship in the equipment finance industry," said NEFA Executive Director and CEO, Gerry Egan. "Mike's vast industry knowledge coupled with his can-do attitude makes him a great asset to NEFA and we are delighted that he has accepted this position on our Board of Directors."

Mike Coon said, "I am honored to again be elected to the NEFA Executive Committee and look forward to continuing to help the association's members succeed by encouraging best practices, and high standards of professional conduct while building solid and lasting relationships."

Axis is a nationally ranked Top Ten independent equipment finance provider and a Top Twenty vendor channel origination company. The company's leadership team is also extremely active and engaged on a continuing basis within the equipment finance industry.

About Axis Capital
Axis Capital, Inc. (Axis) is a nationally ranked Top Ten independent equipment finance provider and a Top Twenty vendor channel origination company that customizes capital financing programs for a wide variety of suppliers and businesses nationwide. Founded in 1996 in Grand Island, NE, Axis delivers solutions that help businesses across the country grow, succeed, and create value. Axis serves as a reliable capital partner to many active vendor programs and has funded transactions with over 15,000 vendors across diversified markets in the United States. Axis Capital is a subsidiary of New York based, Amur Finance Company, a global diversified holding company with over $800M in assets.

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About Amur Finance Company
Amur Finance Company, Inc. (Amur) is a privately held, diversified commercial finance company focusing on four main sectors: General Equipment; Aviation; Energy, Shipping & Logistics; and Other Industrial and Commercial Assets. Amur's management team and senior leaders have extensive industry expertise and have been involved in over $100 billion of transportation, industrial and related commercial finance, trading and investment transactions around the world. Amur takes a partnership approach to its investments, providing long-term value through direct investments and strategic arrangements with world-class entrepreneurs and businesses.

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    Jacklynn Manning
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    Axis Capital, Inc.
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