SOURCE: Axis Capital, Inc.

Axis Capital, Inc.

October 20, 2015 10:17 ET

Mike Coon Elected as New Officer of the Executive Committee of the National Equipment Finance Association

Axis Capital, Inc. Continues Expansion: Mike Coon to Lead Syndication Efforts

GRAND ISLAND, NE--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2015) - Axis Capital, Inc. (Axis) today announced that Mike Coon was elected as a new officer of the Executive Committee of the National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) for 2015-2016. Coon joined Axis Capital in 2015 as Vice President - Syndications Manager and is responsible for Axis' buy and sell activities. He will focus on selling Axis-originated contracts to other financial institutions as well as purchasing transactions from banks and other leasing companies. Coon was most recently a Vice President at Lease Corporation of America, where he was responsible for developing and managing relationships with lessors and banks as well as for the wholesale funding division.

Gordon Glade, founder and CEO of Axis, said, "Mike Coon is going to lead the company's syndication efforts as we continue to serve as reliable capital partners to over 5,000 current customers. He will continue to build on our efforts to provide a broad base of flexible financing solutions for a wide range of business owners and equipment vendors across North America and form long-lasting relationships with our clients."

"With nearly 20 years in business as an independent finance company, we understand the value of long-term business building and we work closely with customers to provide them with efficient access to financing options," added Axis's President Cecilia Park. "Mike's syndication experience and relationships will complement our deep knowledge of assets, broad industry coverage and underwriting expertise as we continue growing our company." 

About Axis Capital
Axis Capital, Inc. (Axis), a subsidiary of Amur Finance Company, is a commercial equipment leasing company that provides businesses with customized equipment financing options. Headquartered in Grand Island, NE, Axis was founded in 1996 and has served as a reliable capital partner to over 15,000 business owners and over 2,000 equipment vendors across North America. Axis offers financing solutions ranging from $10,000 to $2 million across a broad spectrum of industries and its dedicated industry coverage teams work directly with equipment vendors and businesses to quickly and efficiently provide customized financings.

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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. The Amur 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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