Twain’s Spirit of St. Louis Fund Highlighted in St. Louis Business Journal

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The St. Louis Business Journal recently featured a story on The Spirit of St. Louis Fund, which is a joint venture between Twain Financial and local venture capital firm Cultivation Capital. The Spirit of St. Louis Fund makes seed stage investments in a broad spectrum of tech startups including financial technology (FinTech), healthcare, and agriculture technology (AgTech) that are active … Read More

David Taylor to Speak at IMN Distressed Hotels Virtual Forum

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David Taylor, Twain Financial’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, will be a featured speaker at the Information Management Network’s (IMN) Distressed Hotels Virtual Forum on September 15, 2020. Taylor will serve as a featured panelist in the Hotel Investment Roundtable: Are You Playing Offense or Defense? Taylor and other experts will discuss various topics pertaining to hotel rescue capital. Learn more … Read More

Latrobe Building, Baltimore

Twain Finances $8.7 million to Restore Historic Latrobe Building in Baltimore

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Twain Financial Partners announced the successful funding of $4.3 MM in Federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) Equity and $4.4 MM in Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Financing that will help restore the historic Latrobe Apartment House located at 2 East Read Street in Baltimore, MD. Twain’s funding will assist in transforming the 109-year-old building into a 116-room ASH Hotel … Read More

Twain Closes First-Ever PACE Deal in Pennsylvania

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Twain Financial Partners, The Philadelphia Energy Authority, and SHIFT Capital are proud to announce the closing of the first project in Pennsylvania to use Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing. Twain contributed $1.5 million in C-PACE financing to SHIFT Capital to pay for energy and water efficiency upgrades to a new mixed-use development in the Kensington-Harrowgate neighborhood of Philadelphia. SHIFT … Read More

Upcoming Webinar: Learn How Two Developers Recently Used the Maryland PACE Program to Finance Property Improvements

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Paul Thompson, Business Development Officer at Twain, will be speaking at an upcoming webinar about PACE financing. The webinar, Learn How Developers Recently Used C-PACE to Finance Property Improvements, will take place on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET. The event is hosted by MD-PACE and the Urban Land Institute. This webinar will also feature Jessa Coleman, Senior … Read More

Twain Closes on First Two Ground Lease Deals

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Twain closed on its first two ground lease capital transactions in June 2020. The projects, known as the Beaumont building and the Lindell building, are both located in St. Louis, MO. Ground leases offer property owners an opportunity to finance development projects or reposition existing assets by entering into sale and leaseback agreements. Property owners receive a lump sum payment … Read More

Twain Offers Retroactive PACE for Distressed Properties – A Lifeline During Times of Uncertainty

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It’s no secret that many property owners are feeling uncertain amid the current economic landscape. Twain Financial Partners offers a solution to property owners in need of short-term cash infusions: Retroactive PACE financing. As a trusted provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), Twain offers non-recourse funding retroactively to completed projects to conserve capital and free up operating funds. PACE … Read More

Twain Financial Announces Donations to Local Organizations; Welcomes Gerard Craft at Spring Quarterly Meeting

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Twain Financial Partners takes great pride in the St. Louis community and strives to support local businesses and organizations on an ongoing basis. In the spirit of support, Twain announced at its spring 2020 quarterly meeting that the company has made donations to three local community-based organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The monetary donations were made to Habitat for Humanity … Read More

David Taylor Featured in COVID Conversations Series

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David Taylor, Twain Financial’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, recently spoke with Dallas-based law firm Munsch, Hardt, Kopf & Harr as part of their “COVID Conversations” interviews. In this series, Phill Geheb interviews various business leaders to learn more about what they are focusing on during times of COVID-19. Geheb and Taylor discussed  how Twain will altering business approaches moving forward … Read More