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

Amico logo


Birmingham, AL

Growth Financing
Revolver & Term Loan

PDP logo


San Diego, CA

Acquisition Financing
Senior Credit Facility

Percheron logo


Katy, TX

Revolving Line of Credit

Consulting Solution logo


Jacksonville, FL

Refinance and Acquisition
Revolving Line of Credit

Clarion logo


Holland, MI

Revolver & Term Loan

Laurel Grocery Company logo


London, KY

Refinance & Growth Financing
Revolver & Term Loan

Honey Can Do logo


Berkeley, IL

Growth Financing
Revolver & Term Loan

BMI Merchandise logo


Lakewood, NJ

Revolving Line of Credit

Color Communications logo


Chicago, IL

Revolver & Term Loan

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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