January 10, 2022

Asset-Based Lender Strengthens Business Development Capabilities

New York, NY – Rise Line Business Credit, one of the most creative and reliable lenders to lower middle market companies, has named Morten Kucey as Senior Managing Director. Kucey will play a key role in expanding Rise Line’s relationships and product offerings across the industry to originate, structure, and underwrite new lending opportunities.

“Rise Line, along with its parent company Crossroads Impact, is committed to offering institutional-quality capital solutions to small and midsize businesses to help them realize and leverage the full value of their assets,” said Kucey. “Rise Line’s loan structure is greatly needed across many industries. I am eager to join a team that’s solving financing need through a combination of various senior debt products.”

Kucey brings over 20 years of experience in financial services to his new role with Rise Line. He has delivered creative financing and restructuring solutions in a range of situations through his career. Kucey’s previous roles include senior positions at VION, an investment firm; SFNET, a senior finance industry association; and SB360 Capital Partners, an equity, debt, and recovery solutions provider to retail and consumer products companies. Kucey has also held positions with a merchant banker and fundraising consulting firms. 

“Our goal is to deliver a competitive capital solution to help our customers grow their businesses and we could not have found a better person than Morten to help us accomplish this. His wealth of knowledge, with experience in asset-based lending, and asset valuations and dispositions are invaluable,” said Gaurang Vyas, Chief Executive Officer of Rise Line. “He will spend his time expanding our relationships with sponsors and various participants across the industry, while presenting our unique capabilities across senior debt solutions, impact financing and SBA loans.”

About Rise Line Business Credit

Rise Line Business Credit provides customized senior debt solutions to lower middle market companies across North America. We understand that each client has a unique set of circumstances guiding their capital needs. So we set out to develop tailored financing solutions with revolving lines of credit and variety of term loans that address our clients’ long term capital goals. Our senior secured loans are supported by Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Machinery & Equipment, Real Estate, and other assets. At Rise Line, we value our relationships above all else, and take pride in our ability to develop creative structures to solve complex challenges and growth opportunities. We serve across a range of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, retail and consumer products, automotive, energy, food & beverage, business services and tech-enabled services. 

Rise Line is a portfolio company of Crossroads Impact Corp. (OTCQX: CRSS), a holding company focused on investing in businesses that promote economic vitality and community development. 

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Rise Line Business Credit