CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OppFi Inc. (NYSE: OPFI) ("OppFi” or the “Company”), a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help the everyday consumer gain access to credit, today announced the Company has more than doubled one of its existing credit facilities with affiliates of Atalaya Capital Management LP (“Atalaya”) to $200 million.
“We have been experiencing record consumer demand and opportunistically expanded our funding capacity to support our focus on profitable growth,” said Todd Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of OppFi.
OppFi increased its capacity under this credit facility from $75 million to $200 million. The expanded commitment, together with an extended three-year maturity, will be utilized to further fund receivables growth, as well as to refinance existing debt under one of the Company’s other credit facilities.
“Inflationary pressures are challenging consumers and affecting their ability to manage financial emergencies,” said Vasili Gerogiannis, Chief Capital Officer of OppFi. “As a result, we’re very pleased to strengthen our relationship with Atalaya, as this upsized credit facility enables us to accommodate increased demand.”
OppFi (NYSE: OPFI) is a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help the everyday consumer gain access to credit. Through its unwavering commitment to customer service, the Company supports consumers, who are turned away by mainstream options, to build better financial health. In 2021, OppFi was recognized by the Deloitte North America Technology Fast 500 for the fourth consecutive year. OppFi maintains a 4.7/5.0 star rating on Trustpilot with more than 3,000 reviews and an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB), making the Company one of the top consumer-rated financial platforms online. For more information, please visit oppfi.com.
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