What to Consider When Exploring C&I Lending

May 6th, 2013

Last year, commercial and industrial (C&I) lending increased by 12 percent according to the FDIC. With community bankers planning for growth in the area, industry experts are predicting C&I lending will continue to rise.  Jason M. Fish, co-founder and credit committee chairman of Alliance Partners, shares, with Lori Bettinger, president, BancAlliance, his experience on what makes a good C&I loan and what the future holds for corporate lending in 2013.


Lori Bettinger is the president of BancAlliance and an executive vice president of Alliance Partners. Prior to joining Alliance Partners, she served as the director of the TARP Capital Purchase Program at the Department of the Treasury. She can be reached at lbettinger@alliancepartners.com


Jason Fish is currently a private investor and a co-founder and member of the management committee of Alliance Partners, an asset management firm.  Prior to founding CapitalSource, Mr. Fish was a managing member of Farallon Capital Management, a San Francisco based private investment firm.  He can be reached at jfish@alliancepartners.com.