Meridian Equipment Finance LLC (MEF), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Meridian Bank, is a general equipment financing company. We provide leasing and financing to commercial entities for a wide variety of essential use business equipment and software. MEF provides commercial equipment financing and proactive solutions to vendors (manufacturers, distributors and equipment resellers), brokers, Meridian Bank customers, portfolio partners and a wide variety of direct end user customers. MEF’s typical transaction size is between $5,000 and $250,000.
We get the job done right.
Established in 2020, MEF’s founding managers have in excess of 60 successful years of leasing experience. Established in 2004, Meridian Bank is a billion dollar publicly traded institution which is well capitalized, commercial-oriented and built and led by entrepreneurs. This partnership lays a strong foundation for providing the capital our customers require for their future growth.
MEF’s best differentiator is our people. We attentively listen and respond to our customers’ needs with knowledgeable solutions that exceed expectations and earn the trust of our customers.
The MEF Difference
MEF is a direct lender. Our transactions are funded and serviced internally, which provides a stable and consistent level of service to our customers.
We’ve got the backing of Meridian Bank, a well-capitalized full-service commercial bank, established in 2004 and publicly traded (Nasdaq: MRBK).
Being part of Meridian allows us to fund our transactions internally, giving us the flexibility to provide more competitive rates with fewer restrictions.
We take pride in knowing our industry, and yours. We provide creative and flexible solutions, normally associated with larger lessors, all with a focus on providing personal service and access to decision makers.
We take pride in exceeding your expectations and employ the latest technology combined with the right process, a knowledgeable team to deliver a quick solution to your financing needs, all with a personal touch.
Reasons to Lease:
- Conserve your capital or credit lines for future use or future cash emergencies
- Avoid Technological Obsolescence: leasing affords you the opportunity to work with the latest technology and upgrade during the term of the lease
- Tax Savings: you may be able to receive Section 179 and/or other tax benefits; we encourage you to consult your tax advisor