Food, Beverage & Agriculture

Work with dedicated industry experts that deliver the extensive solutions and resources of a top 10 commercial bank1.

Food, Beverage & Agriculture

Work with dedicated industry experts that deliver the extensive solutions and resources of a top 10 commercial bank1.

Grow your business with custom lending options—and the support of bankers who know your industry

Access a team that leverages decades of experience across the food, beverage and agriculture industries to provide ideal financing solutions for your business. Whether you need support for acquisitions, equity buyouts, recapitalizations and refinancing or expansions, our bankers are here to help you achieve your business goals.


Experienced industry professionals

Position your business for lasting success with the dedicated support of a specialized Investment Research Group (IRG), relationship managers, credit officers and underwriters.

$6 billion portfolio exposure2

Bank on the deep resources of a top 10 commercial bank1 with a portfolio that includes food and beverage manufacturers, distributors, retail and restaurants.

Centralized underwriting & approval

All food, beverage and agriculture deals are reviewed by one team of underwriters and senior credit officers, so you get the financial services your business needs with speed, agility and confidence.

Full-spectrum solutions

Get client-centered solutions for capital markets, treasury management, commercial card and strategic investments—all designed from your point of view.


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Paul Baisley

Managing Director & Group Head

Food, Beverage & Agriculture

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Richard Collins

Managing Director

Food, Beverage & Agriculture

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Colin Guheen, CFA

Managing Director, IRG

Food, Beverage & Agriculture

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Curt Hart

Managing Director

Food, Beverage & Agriculture

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Paul L Westra, CFA

Managing Director, Restaurant IRG

Food, Beverage & Agriculture


Innovative food & beverage loans customized to your needs

Choose a commercial bank that offers a range of financing options to support your short- and long-term goals. Backed by deep experience, our food and beverage group provides lending options designed to help you tackle business challenges and opportunities. Turn to us for:

  • Revolving credit
  • Standard and delayed draw term loans
  • Equity tags
  • Second lien
  • Unitranche
  • Cash flow loans
  • Asset-based loans
  • Stretch senior loans


Optimized restaurant financing that works for your business

Work with a restaurant financing group that’s exclusively focused on your industry sector. With a deep understanding of winning operating models, our professionals work with you to meet the capital needs of your business.


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Credit Facilities | Joint Lead Arranger & Joint Bookrunner | February 2023

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Credit Facilities | Joint Lead Arranger | January 2023

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Credit Facilities | Administrative Agent | October 2022



  • Grain and oilseed
  • Fruit and vegetable
  • Ranching and feeding
  • Wild seafood and aquaculture
  • Ingredient production
  • Seed and fertilizer


  • Grain milling
  • Beef and pork
  • Poultry
  • Seafood
  • Eggs
  • Dairy


  • Packaged food
  • Fresh and frozen food
  • Food bakeries
  • Confectionery
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • Dairy


  • Grocery distribution and logistics
  • Food services distribution and logistics
  • Bottling
  • Beverage distribution wholesalers
  • E-commerce fulfillment


  • Grocery
  • Club and mass merchant
  • Convenience store
  • Food service
  • Full-service restaurant
  • Quick-service restaurant (QSR)

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