FGI Finance Selected as a Finalist for the M&A Advisors 5th Annual Middle Market Financing Awards

NEW YORK, May 18, 2010 – FGI Finance (http://www.fgifinance.com) has been selected as one of the finalists for four awards at The M&A Advisor’s 5th Annual Middle Market Financing Awards. FGI has been nominated for, Debt Financing Deal of the Year, Consumer and Retail Products Deal of the Year, Information Technology Deal of the Year and Debt Financing Agent of the Year. The M&A Advisor’s 5th Annual Middle-Market Financing Awards Gala is the premier event honoring the outstanding achievements in the middle market financing industry. It carries on the tradition of recognizing the top financing deals, firms and dealmakers in the industry.

When asked about being chosen as a finalist, David DiPiero, president and CEO of FGI Finance said, “We are very excited to be considered for the The M&A Advisor’s 5th Annual Middle Market Financing Awards. Our nomination for the debt financing deal of the year is a great example of how two commercial lenders can work together to better meet client’s needs. We are very proud to be a part of this great event.”

The award will be selected by a panel of judges who represent a cross-section of the middle market financing industry. The awards ceremony will take place on June 21st at The Drake Hotel, in Chicago, Illinois.

Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been the preeminent organization facilitating connections and recognizing achievement in the top performers of the M&A, turnaround and financing industries through its leading events and awards galas, and online community. For more information on M&A Advisors, you can visit their site at www.maadvisor.com.

FGI Finance (www.fgifinance.com) is a global commercial finance firm with clients in over 60 countries around the world. FGI helps middle market companies by providing them with business loans and other various financial products and services to meet their business needs. FGI Finance provides financing in over 15 foreign currencies and has a presence in 5 continents.