Equities First Holdings (EFH), a global lender and provider of alternative financing solutions, that has been in business since 2002. They use publicly traded stock to enable clients to get the funds they need for business expansion and other needs. EFH provides capital against shares of stock owned by the borrower. They have done over 700 transactions since their beginnings, lending over $1.4 billion, with high loan-to-value ratios at low fixed rates.
EFH has offices in nine different countries including London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, the United States and more. In November, 2016 the company relocated the Melbourne Office. It is now in the heart of the city, making it more accessible to clients and associates.The Australian clientele is growing and moving to a larger location will make more room to future business expansion. The new Melbourne office is 287 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000. In Australia, the three locations with offices are Sydney, Perth and Melbourne. EFH makes stock-based loans to help business owners with expansion efforts, strategic investments, and other purposes.
EFH has office in the United Kingdom, Thailand, Switzerland, Singapore, Hong Kong and their company headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. In 2014, the company acquired Meridian Equity First Partners Pty. It now does business on four different continents.Founder and President of EFH, Al Cristy, says he is excited about deliver their trusted services to a broader base of clientele. Their six offices in North America, Asia, Europe and now Australia, they are able to offer financing solutions to investors, businesses, and business executives around the world, using publicly traded stock.
Over the past three years, the company has experienced yearly growth of more than 30 percent. It is continuing its record setting growth pace. The company’s global workforce has increased by more than 50 percent since 2012.