FGI Finance Executive Director, Sami Altaher, Participated at the Commercial Finance Association’s 65th Annual Convention

NEW YORK, November 12, 2009 – Sami Altaher, Executive Director at FGI Finance (www.fgifinance.com), served on an expert panel at the Commercial Finance Association’s 65th Annual Convention that took place November 6th, 2009 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV.

Altaher participated in a panel discussion called “Opportunities for Small Entrepreneurial Lenders – How to Survive and Thrive in Today’s Market.” Mark Hafner, President & CEO of Celtic Capital and Harvey L. Kaminski, President & CEO of Prestige Capital Corp. joined Altaher for this panel discussion and Allen Frederic, President & CEO of Gulf Coast Business Credit moderated.

During this panel discussion, all three experts provided insight into how entrepreneurial finance businesses can find opportunities in the current credit environment, explored new successful initiatives others have undertaken and discussed how the current credit crisis will have a positive impact on companies in the long run. For more information, click here.


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 6 continents.


The Commercial Finance Association (CFA), is the international trade association dedicated to the asset-based lending and factoring industries.