Colonnade advises First Bank on its sale of Universal Premium Acceptance Corporation to Premium Financing Specialists

Colonnade advises First Bank on its sale of Universal Premium Acceptance Corporation to Premium Financing Specialists

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In December 2009, First Bank of Clayton, Missouri completed the sale of its insurance premium finance subsidiary, Universal Premium Acceptance Corporation (“UPAC”), to Premium Financing Specialists, Inc. (“PFS”) of Kansas City, Missouri. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1954, UPAC is one of the ten largest insurance premium finance companies in the United States. PFS is the largest independent premium finance provider in the nation.

Colonnade Securities LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to First Bank and UPAC.