SOURCE: Bridge Capital Holdings

Bridge Capital Holdings

October 07, 2010 19:30 ET

Bridge Bank Provides $2.3 Million Financing to Hunter Technology Corporation

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2010) -  Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today it has modified its loan agreement with Hunter Technology Corporation, increasing its existing credit facility and providing a new credit facility for a total of $2.3 million in new financing to support the company's continued growth and recapitalization.

The restructure of these credit facilities allows the Company to accomplish its recapitalization with minimal assistance from outside investors. "The Bridge team listened to our needs and responded with a credit facility that is creative and provides increased financial flexibility with the liquidity that allows us to support continued future growth," says Joseph O'Neil, CEO and President of Hunter Technology. "Bridge Bank is a dynamic partner for Hunter Technology, and we look forward to further expanding our long-term partnership."

Hunter Technology is located in Santa Clara, California, and provides Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) to the Test and Measurement, Defense, Aerospace and Medical Industries. Hunter's internal Printed Circuit Board Fabrication facility is one of the few mil-spec, vertically integrated suppliers in the world with Class III HDI capabilities. Over 90% of the products they currently have in production are prototyped at Hunter.

"Hunter is a premier company in its space with a long history of success," said Sarah Norris, Vice President, Corporate Banking Group at Bridge Bank. "We appreciate the opportunity to continue to support Hunter's financing needs and we look forward to maintaining a long relationship with the Company."

About Hunter Technology
Hunter Technology provides a full range of Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) including: Printed Circuit Board Design & Layout, PCB HDI Fabrication, PCB Assembly, Contract Manufacturing, Test & Systems Integration. For over 40 years Hunter has been a Trustworthy and Reliable Provider of Advanced Electronic Manufacturing Services to the Test and Measurement, Defense, Aerospace and Medical Industries. Hunter's high reliability new product introduction (NPI) center is located in the heart of the Silicon Valley. Hunter offers a fully integrated solution insuring you a competitive edge. Hunter's breadth of operations provides you with the ability to source everything from quick-turn prototypes to volume production directly from a single manufacturer.

About Bridge Capital Holdings
Bridge Capital Holdings is the holding company for Bridge Bank, National Association. Bridge Capital Holdings was formed on October 1, 2004 and holds a Global Select listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the trading symbol BBNK. For additional information, visit the Bridge Capital Holdings website at

About Bridge Bank, N.A.
Bridge Bank, N.A. is Silicon Valley's full-service professional business bank. The Bank is dedicated to meeting the financial needs of small, middle-market, and emerging technology businesses. Bridge Bank provides its clients with a comprehensive package of business banking solutions delivered through experienced, professional bankers. Visit Bridge Bank on the web at

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