For additional funding, take a stroll down main street

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If your business didn’t qualify for a PPP loan, you may want to check out the Federal Reserve’s new Main Street Lending Program.

The Main Street Lending Program helps companies that:

  • Existed before March 13, 2020
  • Are U.S. businesses with substantial U.S. operations
  • Have 15,000 or fewer employees OR 2019 revenues of $5 billion or less
  • Were in sound financial condition before the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Haven’t received support from certain CARES Act programs

Main Street Loans

  • Have 5-year terms
  • Delay principal payments for 2 years
  • Feature adjustable rates of LIBOR + 3%
  • Won’t be forgiven (unlike eligible PPP loans)
  • Generally can’t be used for stock buybacks or dividends

Loans are offered through 3 channels

  1. Main Street New Loan Facility
    • New loans range between $250,000 and $35 million, but restrictions apply based on 4x EBITDA
  2. Main Street Priority Loan Facility
    • New Loans range between $250,000 and $50 million, with restrictions based on 6x EBITDA
  3. Main Street Expanded Loan Facility
    • Existing loans or credit lines can be increased by loans of between $10 million and $300 million for eligible borrowers, with restrictions based on 6x EBITDA

Other rules apply. Click here for more information, and contact us about finding a Main Street lender or to discuss other potential financing options.


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