Asset-Based Lending

Work with Asset-Based Lending (ABL) Experts

Fifth Third is one of the nation’s largest asset-based lenders, serving customers across the U.S., Canada and Europe. Our team of experienced ABL professionals provide comprehensive solutions to middle market companies and large corporations across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, retail and service.

An Efficient Way to Borrow

Because your assets are used as collateral, asset-based financing can be a cost-effective solution that enables you to maximize borrowing capacity and meet liquidity needs. Using a consultative approach, we’ll help you leverage the value of assets to position your company for future success.

Use asset-based lending solutions for:

  • Working capital
  • Merger and acquisition financing
  • Recapitalization
  • Refinancing/restructuring existing debt
  • Leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)
  • Turnaround financing


Asset Based Lending Parameters

  • Businesses with revenues $25 million+
  • Credit facilities from $5 million+
  • Revolving lines of credit
  • Term loans
  • Capital expenditure lines of credit
  • Dedicated syndication capabilities for larger transactions

Transaction Highlights

Beacon Manufacturing Group


Alexandria, MN

Acquisition Financing
Revolver & Term Loan



San Diego, CA

Revolving Line of Credit



Conshohocken, PA

Growth Finance
Revolver & Term Loan

SORG Carriers


Albany, GA

Revolving Line of Credit



Oxford, CT

Growth Financing
Revolving Line of Credit

Hillsdale Furniture


Louisville, KY

Revolving Line of Credit

Beacon Manufacturing Group


Atlanta, GA

Revolving Line of Credit



Columbus, OH

Revolving Line of Credit
Capex Line



Fairbury, NE

Revolving Line of Credit
Credit Card Line

We're Here to Help

Asset-Based Lending Team

Financing solutions from $15 million+ for middle market and large corporate companies throughout the United States and Canada.

Greg Eck
Fifth Third Bank
Managing Director, ABL Group Head

Fifth Third Business Capital Team

Financing solutions from $5 million+ for middle market companies throughout the United States and Canada.

William Stapel
Fifth Third Business Capital
Managing Director, ABL Group Head

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