NewStar Financial, Inc.
| Nasdaq: NEWS
NewStar Financial, Inc. operates as a specialized commercial finance company focused on meeting the complex financing needs of companies and private investors in the middle market. It is focused exclusively on providing sophisticated financing options to mid-sized companies through four national lending groups which includes Leveraged Finance, Business Credit, Equipment Finance and Real Estate Financing. The Leveraged Finance group provides senior, secured cash flow loans and, to a lesser extent, second lien, and subordinated debt, and equity or other equity-linked products. The Real Estate group provides first mortgage debt and, to a lesser extent, subordinated debt, primarily to finance acquisitions of commercial real estate properties. The Business Credit group provides senior, secured asset-based loans primarily to fund working capital needs of mid-sized companies. The Equipment Finance group provides leases, loans and lease lines to finance equipment purchases and other capital expenditures typically for companies. It provides secured debt financing options to mid-sized companies to fund working capital, growth strategies, acquisition and recapitalization, as well as, equipment purchases. The company was founded by Timothy J. Conway in June 2004 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.