Central City Brewers craft their expansion with the help of First West Capital Jun 04, 2014

Local brewery growing to keep up with the demand for craft beer

Langley, B.C. – Craft beer connoisseurs can anticipate more award-winning beer from Central City Brewers and Distillers. The Surrey-based brewery behind the popular Red Racer brand recently partnered with Langley-based First West Capital to help facilitate their expansion plans, which includes funding their brand new brewery to meet the overwhelming demand for high-quality craft beer.

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Sealweld Corporation named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2013 Apr 29, 2014

Family-owned oil and gas product company celebrates receiving this influential award

Langley, B.C. – Calgary based Sealweld Corporation has secured its spot as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2013. The prestigious award tops off a very exciting year for the growing family-owned business, which recently took home the 2013 Alberta Export Award and saw third-generation employee, Andrea Arient, take over as President from CEO, Dean Chisholm. Sealweld, which has operations in Houston and the United Arab Emirates, has been a leader of synthetic valve sealant compounds for the oil and gas pipeline industry in Canada, USA, and the Middle-East since 1969.

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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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