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Our highly experienced structured finance group leverages the assets of non-bank financial institutions, manufacturers, service companies, and renewable energy projects to maximize their growth and profit potential and to customize solutions to their financial and regulatory challenges.

Asset Classes

  • Merchant cash advance
  • Structured settlements
  • Pre-settlement litigation
  • Hedge funds
  • Specialized asset-based lenders
  • Royalty monetization
  • Hospitality finance
  • Specialized industrial
  • Equipment finance
  • Transportation finance
  • Trade receivables
  • Inventory
  • Art finance
  • Student loans
  • Municipal receivables
  • Tax liens

Products & Services

  • Term loans
  • Revolving credit lines
  • Uncommitted guidance
  • Lines of credit
  • Standby letters of credit
  • Risk management and derivative products

Solution-Based Financing

  • Asset acquisitions
  • Company acquisitions
  • Debt refinancing
  • Growth capital
  • Working capital lines

Energy Sub-Sectors

  • Renewable power: solar, wind, biomass, fuels, geothermal, and hydro power generation
  • Conventional power: fossil-fueled power generation facilities
  • Midstream oil and gas infrastructure: gathering facilities, storage, and distribution
  • Waste-to-energy: wood, biogas, and others
  • District energy
  • Fuel cells
  • Energy storage
  • Other asset classes

Fields Of Expertise

  • Project financing for greenfield and brownfield assets
  • Non-recourse project acquisition financing
  • Refinancing and recapitalization of existing projects
  • Unique structuring

Products & Services

  • Construction and term loans
  • Working capital lines of credit (CAPEX)
  • Letters of credit
  • Interest rate, commodity, and foreign exchange risk management
  • Interest rate swaps
  • Foreign currency hedging
  • Senior opco financing
  • Holdco financing
  • Revolving credit facilities
  • Deposit services
  • Agency services

Our Clients

  • Independent power producers, energy project developers, and strategic investors
  • Energy-focused private equity firms and funds
  • Family offices
  • Specialty finance firms
  • Other sponsors

Investment Criteria

  • Cash flow based
  • EBITDA > $5 million
  • Strong cash flow conversion
  • Stable historical performance
  • U.S. based business


  • Senior Secured
  • First Lien
  • Revolving Line of Credit
  • Delayed Draw
  • Acquisition Lines


  • Acquisitions
  • LBO / MBO
  • Recapitalizations
  • Refinancing
  • Dividends
  • Growth opportunities
  • Bridge financing
  • Capital projects

East West Bank provides the extensive resources and products of a large global institution with the high-level of personal attention of a local bank. Our network in China also provides our clients with exceptional bilateral investment opportunities.

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All rates, terms and products are subject to change or discontinue without prior notice. Other terms and restrictions may apply. All loan applications are subject to credit review and evaluation.