First West Capital brings its expertise to Northern Alberta; introduces new Regional Director Apr 15, 2014

George Coon joins the growing First West Capital team to head up major expansion plans in Alberta

Langley, B.C. – First West Capital has set its sights on the Northern Alberta market and is proud to announce the appointment of its first regional director, George Coon who will be leading the charge in Edmonton. With 25 years of experience in commercial lending, wealth management and accounting, Coon will provide Northern Albertans the customized, responsive and partner-focused service that First West Capital is known for.

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Helijet takes off with multi-million dollar partnership with First West Capital Oct 23, 2013

Funding to help Canada’s first scheduled helicopter service company to increase its asset base and prepare for its continued growth

Langley, B.C. — For the past 27 years, British Columbian residents and tourists alike have likely heard of, or used Helijet, a locally based and operated aviation company that offers regularly scheduled flights between Vancouver and Victoria. Since its establishment, Helijet has steadily grown its business and recently they sought out the expertise and funding from First West Capital as they prepare to expand their business.

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First West Capital aids in shareholder buy-out for Winnipeg-based business Sep 30, 2013

Langley, B.C. — In its continued growth across Western Canada, First West Capital today announced it has provided funding to Big Freight Systems Inc. to support a shareholder buyout process. Founded in 1948, Big Freight is a family business based in Steinbach, Manitoba. The company was initially a local carrier operating between Steinbach and Winnipeg and through a number of acquisitions, expanded across Canada and into the US.  During the past two decades, the company has grown and diversified its operations to include freight management, supply chain solutions and more recently, warehousing.

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First West Capital funds multi-million dollar deal for Rokstad Power Corporation May 08, 2013

Funding for Western Canada-based power line construction company to meet increasing consumer demands for electrical power

Langley, B.C. — Enforced rolling blackouts and power outages are becoming more common in North American cities as consumer demand on power grids steadily increases. This rising consumption combined with the need to rebuild an aging infrastructure are two reasons why Rokstad Power Corporation, a Western Canada-based leader in power line construction and maintenance services, is growing at an unprecedented pace. To help fund its expansion and meet these demands, Rokstad entered into a multi-million dollar funding partnership with First West Capital.

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