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Amur Equipment Finance’s Kimberly Adair and Angie Jensen Receive Certified Lease & Finance Professional Designations

For Immediate Release:

Grand Island, NE – April 25, 2017 – Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF) one of the nation’s leading commercial equipment finance companies, announced that Kimberly Adair, Vice President of Finance and Accounting, and Angie Jensen, Collections Manager, have received the Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) designation from the Certified Lease & Finance Professional Foundation (www.clfpfoundation.org). Both employees successfully sat for and passed the rigorous 8-hour exam.

“We are extremely proud of Kim and Angie’s recent success in obtaining the prestigious CLFP designation,” said Malia K. DuMont, AmurEF Co-President and Chief Operating Officer. She added, “the CLFP designation is the preeminent credential for equipment leasing and finance professionals throughout the world. Having two of them on our staff shows that AmurEF continues to be a leader in the industry.”

Kimbery Adair stated, “the decision to pursue the CLFP designation was not only a personal challenge, but one that I felt was important in order to gain greater industry knowledge while applying best practices to my current position at AmurEF.”

Kim joined AmurEF in 2010 and is responsible for all of the company’s accounting operations including receivables, and payables. She has over 20 years of experience in the broader financial industry.

“We work in a dynamic and rapidly changing industry,” said Angie Jensen. “The in-depth knowledge and continuing education I receive through the CLFP Foundation allows me to stay on top of the most recent regulatory changes and other pertinent aspects of the business such as marketing, sales, finance and accounting.”

Angie Jensen joined AmurEF six years ago and is responsible for collections and works to negotiate settlements, forbearance and the restructuring of agreements on delinquent accounts. Prior to joining AmurEF, Angie worked in the commercial and agriculture loan department at Lincoln-based TierOne Bank.

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional who has demonstrated competency through testing of knowledge, continuing education, and a commitment to exemplary ethics and best business practices in the industry. Currently there are 415 active Certified Lease & Finance Professionals.

About Amur Finance Company

Amur Finance Company, Inc. (Amur) is a privately held, diversified commercial finance company focusing on four main sectors: General Equipment; Aviation; Energy, Shipping & Logistics; and Other Industrial and Commercial Assets. Amur’s management team and senior leaders have extensive industry expertise and have been involved in over $100 billion of transportation, industrial and related commercial finance, trading and investment transactions around the world. Amur takes a partnership approach to its investments, providing long-term value through direct investments and strategic arrangements with world-class entrepreneurs and businesses.

For more information, go to amurfinance.com.

Media Contact:

Jacklynn Manning

Marketing Director

+1 (800) 994-0016 x266

JManning@amuref.com

Amur Finance Company Appoints Elliott M. Klass to the Position of General Counsel

For Immediate Release:

White Plains, NY – January 30, 2017 – Amur Finance Company, Inc. (Amur) today announced that Elliott M. Klass has been appointed as General Counsel of Amur. In this role, Mr. Klass will oversee all corporate and transactional legal matters and strategy for Amur and its subsidiaries. Mr. Klass has served as Senior Vice President at Amur for over two years dealing with the company’s diverse and extensive aviation portfolio, as well as other assets. Prior to joining Amur, Mr. Klass worked within the global transport finance group at Vedder Price, P.C., where he worked on all manners of aviation-finance transactions, including securitizations, portfolio financings, and PDP financings. Prior to Vedder Price, Mr. Klass was a member of the leveraged finance group at the law firm of Latham & Watkins.

“I am delighted to appoint Elliott to the role of General Counsel,” said Amur Chairman and CEO Mostafiz ShahMohammed. “Elliott’s proven dedication and substantive knowledge, transactional savvy and strategic creativity continue to make him an invaluable asset to the growing family of Amur companies.”

“Amur is a dynamic and exciting company to work for so it is truly an honor to be appointed as General Counsel,” said Mr. Klass. “I am grateful for this new opportunity and look forward to working with the talented team at Amur to build a great company.”

Mr. Klass holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and History from Cornell University.

About Amur Finance Company

Amur Finance Company, Inc. (Amur) is a privately held, diversified commercial finance company focusing on four main sectors: General Equipment; Aviation; Energy, Shipping & Logistics; and Other Industrial and Commercial Assets. Amur’s management team and senior leaders have extensive industry expertise and have been involved in over $100 billion of transportation, industrial and related commercial finance, trading and investment transactions around the world. Amur takes a partnership approach to its investments, providing long-term value through direct investments and strategic arrangements with world-class entrepreneurs and businesses.

For more information, go to amurfinance.com.

Media Contact:

Jacklynn Manning

Marketing Director

+1 (800) 994-0016 x266

JManning@amuref.com

Amur Equipment Finance’s Malia K. Du Mont Elected to ELFA Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee

For Immediate Release:

Grand Island, NE – December 6, 2016 – Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF), one of the nation’s leading commercial equipment finance companies, announced that Co-President and Chief Operating Officer Malia K. Du Mont has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee.

“I am thrilled to be elected to serve on the ELFA Business Council Steering Committee,” said Malia K. Du Mont. “It is essential for companies such as Amur Equipment Finance to be an integral part of the overall industry conversation and I look forward to assisting ELFA with future initiatives.”

The Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee is one of five primary constituent bodies at ELFA. The committees are an integral part of ELFA’s operations, providing critical input on the direction of the association and serving as a bridge between the membership and the Board of Directors and staff. The committee members are elected by the Business Council membership for a term of two years on a staggered basis.

The Independent Middle Market Business Council Steering Committee represents non-bank-related organizations primarily involved in transactions between $250,000 and $5 million, either individually or through lines. The committee analyzes the needs of companies in its segment and recommends to the Board how to meet those needs.

About Axis Capital

Founded in 1996, Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF) is a nationally ranked Top Ten independent equipment finance provider and Top Twenty vendor channel origination company, dedicated to ensuring that its customers and employees around the nation are equipped to grow and succeed. AmurEF offers customized capital financing programs that draw on its uniquely expansive expertise in the world’s most essential industries – from transportation and technology to manufacturing and medicine – to support its network of over 15,000 vendors and other partners. AmurEF is a subsidiary of New York-based Amur Finance Company, a global diversified holding company with over $800M in assets.

For more information, visit amuref.com.

About Amur Finance Company

Amur Finance Company, Inc. (Amur) is a privately held, diversified commercial finance company focusing on four main sectors: General Equipment; Aviation; Energy, Shipping & Logistics; and Other Industrial and Commercial Assets.  Amur’s management team and senior leaders have extensive industry expertise and have been involved in over $100bn of transportation, industrial and related commercial finance, trading and investment transactions around the world. Amur takes a partnership approach to its investments, providing long-term value through direct investments and strategic arrangements with world-class entrepreneurs and businesses.

For more information, go to amurfinance.com.

Media Contact:

Jacklynn Manning

Marketing Director

Axis Capital, Inc.

+1 (800) 994-0016 x266

JManning@axiscapitalfinance.com

Axis Capital Inc. Unveils Rebrand as “Amur Equipment Finance”

For Immediate Release:

Grand Island, NE – December 1, 2016 – Axis Capital, Inc. (Axis), one of North America’s leading commercial equipment finance companies, has unveiled a new company name, logo and website – rebranding as Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF). As part of the company’s 20th anniversary celebration, the corporate rebranding initiative reflects Amur Equipment Finance’s vision for the future and affirms the core values which customers have grown to appreciate and trust.

“Reflecting the characteristics of the distinctive Amur leopard in our new logo, the Amur Equipment Finance brand now showcases our best qualities as a business,” said AmurEF’s Marketing Director, Jacklynn Manning. “Our new brand represents the curiosity to learn about our customer’s specific needs, the agility to grow and change as their requirements change, and most importantly, the tenacity to do what it takes to serve our customers.” Mrs. Manning continued, “The rebrand to Amur Equipment Finance coincides with a period of strong growth in our business…it epitomizes all that we stand for, all that we can achieve together while reinforcing our overarching mission.”

The rebrand to Amur Equipment Finance includes a newly designed, robust website that provides a customer-centric experience. Full product offerings are now available to site visitors, including vendor and origination program information along with customer video testimonials and success stories. Specialized tools, such as a Section 179 Calculator, are available to assist customers with understanding and accessing the full range of AmurEF’s equipment finance products.

Malia K. Du Mont, AmurEF’s Co-President and COO stated, “Our new name appropriately reveals our long-standing membership in the global Amur family of companies.” She added, “It’s an affiliation that provides us and ultimately our customers with world-class financial expertise and products.”

AmurEF employs over 90 professionals across the United States, with key management, credit processing, underwriting, servicing, and finance functions located in its headquarters in Grand Island, Nebraska. AmurEF also has sales offices in Massachusetts, California, Texas, and Pennsylvania, with additional satellite offices located across the country.

AmurEF directly serves business owners and channel vendor partners that service an array of equipment-intensive industries including: transportation, construction, commercial and industrial equipment, food service, packaging, and printing. The company offers customized finance programs, including some with instant credit decisions and same-day funding for its business customers and vendor partners. With a dedicated support team on staff, AmurEF handles equipment financing needs ranging from as little as $10,000 to over $2 million.

About Axis Capital

Founded in 1996, Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF) is a nationally ranked Top Ten independent equipment finance provider and Top Twenty vendor channel origination company, dedicated to ensuring that its customers and employees around the nation are equipped to grow and succeed. AmurEF offers customized capital financing programs that draw on its uniquely expansive expertise in the world’s most essential industries – from transportation and technology to manufacturing and medicine – to support its network of over 15,000 vendors and other partners. AmurEF is a subsidiary of New York-based Amur Finance Company, a global diversified holding company with over $800M in assets.

For more information, visit amuref.com.

About Amur Finance Company

Amur Finance Company, Inc. (Amur) is a privately held, diversified commercial finance company focusing on four main sectors: General Equipment; Aviation; Energy, Shipping & Logistics; and Other Industrial and Commercial Assets.  Amur’s management team and senior leaders have extensive industry expertise and have been involved in over $100bn of transportation, industrial and related commercial finance, trading and investment transactions around the world. Amur takes a partnership approach to its investments, providing long-term value through direct investments and strategic arrangements with world-class entrepreneurs and businesses.

For more information, go to amurfinance.com.

Media Contact:

Jacklynn Manning

Marketing Director

Axis Capital, Inc.

+1 (800) 994-0016 x266

JManning@axiscapitalfinance.com

Axis Capital’s Malia K. Du Mont Wins Bronze Stevie® Award

malia-k-dumont-stevieFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Axis Capital’s Malia K. Du Mont Wins Bronze Stevie® Award for Female Executive of the Year

Women Around the World Recognized at Event in New York City

GRAND ISLAND, NE – November 21th, 2016 – Axis Capital, Inc. (Axis), one of North America’s leading commercial equipment finance companies, is delighted to announce that the company’s Co-President and Chief Operating Officer, Malia K. Du Mont, has been named the winner of the Bronze Stevie® Award  for Female Executive of the Year in the Business Services category for companies with 11-2,500 employees in the 13th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.

“I am honored to be named the Bronze winner for Female Executive of the Year and wish to congratulate all of the other winners and nominees of this year’s Stevie Awards,” said Malia K. Du Mont. “I would also like to extend this award to all of my colleagues at Axis, as this certainly would not have happened without their continued enthusiasm and dedication to the success of our company. I’m very proud that we have successful women at every level of the company.”

The Stevie® Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run.  All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2016 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners on November 19th during a dinner event attended by more than 500 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  The event was broadcast on Livestream.

“Each year we think the quality of achievements portrayed in Stevie-winning nominations couldn’t possibly get any better, and each year the amazing women who are recognized in this program prove us wrong,” said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president.  “We are thrilled and humbled to be able to recognize so many outstanding women in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and to share the stories of their achievement with the world.”

More than 1,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories. Stevie® Award winners were selected by more than 160 professionals worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

To view a video of Malia’s interview at the Stevie® Awards, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p07VSdo8fwI

About Axis Capital

Axis Capital, Inc. (Axis) is a nationally ranked Top Ten independent equipment finance provider and a Top Twenty vendor channel origination company that customizes capital financing programs for a wide variety of suppliers and businesses nationwide.  Founded in 1996 in Grand Island, NE, Axis delivers solutions that help businesses across the country grow, succeed, and create value.  Axis serves as a reliable capital partner to many active vendor programs and has funded transactions with over 15,000 vendors across diversified markets in the United States.  Axis Capital is a subsidiary of New York based, Amur Finance Company, a global diversified holding company with over $800MM in assets.

For more information, go to axiscapitalfinance.com.

About Amur Finance Company

Amur Finance Company, Inc. (Amur) is a privately held, diversified commercial finance company focusing on four main sectors: General Equipment; Aviation; Energy, Shipping & Logistics; and Other Industrial and Commercial Assets.  Amur’s management team and senior leaders have extensive industry expertise and have been involved in over $100bn of transportation, industrial and related commercial finance, trading and investment transactions around the world.  Amur takes a partnership approach to its investments, providing long-term value through direct investments and strategic arrangements with world-class entrepreneurs and businesses.

For more information, go to amurfinance.com.

About The Stevie® Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com

 

Media Contact:

Jacklynn Manning

Marketing Director

Axis Capital, Inc.

+1 (800) 994-0016 x266

JManning@axiscapitalfinance.com

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