Mainspring Funding is a platform allowing qualified investors to have access to our affiliates loan originations and links potential borrowers to our partner companies lending products. Our objective is to make the purchase and origination of small business loans easier.
We specialize in small business lending through our affiliated companies with a primary focus in equipment finance, inventory financing and working capital loans. To-date, our lenders have funded and sold over $100 million loans in the small business lending space.
Mainspring is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Buttonwood Capital Management, a private equity backed holding company focused on making equity investments in and managing specialty finance companies and technology platforms linked to loan origination and distribution. In addition to Mainspring Funding, Buttonwood owns majority or minority interests in Carillon Capital, LLC and the small business lender, Blue Bridge Financial.
To date, all of the loans originated and distributed through the Mainspring platform are originated, underwritten and serviced by our portfolio lending companies with extensive expertise in their respective lending areas.
The management team of Mainspring has extensive experience in direct lending, asset trading, portfolio management and credit. The core operating team members are former specialty finance, asset management and banking executives from a variety of financial services firms such as E*Trade Financial, JP Morgan Chase, Barclays Capital, Fleet Bank Boston, Fannie Mae and Sovereign Bank.