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How well do you know The Masters?
  • Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 12:05 pm

Some of us here at Mercantile are pretty avid golf fans (yours truly included…and let me emphasize that I’m a fan…I wouldn’t call myself an avid golfer). The Masters golf tournament is this weekend, and I can’t wait to see what happens this year at Augusta National. Tony and Sean, two of our Senior Loan Read More »

Foolin’ Around with the Un-Bankers…
  • Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 11:01 am

April Fools’ Day is usually a pretty interesting day around Mercantile Headquarters. Robin is our chief prankster, and she’s gotten some of us pretty good over the years. There was the time she told me Jorge Bouche called from 202-456-1111 and asked that I call him back. Turns out that’s the White House phone number, Read More »

Lessons from Capitol Hill: How NOT to Negotiate…
  • Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Even though 2013 is now three days old, let me officially wish you a Happy New Year! Like me, I’m sure you can look back at 2012 and see the varying highs and lows that have brought us to where we are now, but let’s not dwell too long on the past. Let’s learn what Read More »

Shattering records like The Avengers…sort of…

Just like The Avengers, which broke the all-time record this year for an opening weekend (making $207.4 million at the box office), this has been a record-smashing year for Mercantile Capital Corporation so far. In just the first six months of 2012, we’ve closed one more loan than we did in all of 2011 (which Read More »

A Record-Breaking Year for Mercantile and Small Business Lending
  • Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 12:20 pm
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At Mercantile Capital Corporation, we issue press releases fairly regularly to update our industry and the news media on what we’re up to — recent closed loans, monthly and yearly totals, etc. I know these are not nearly as personable as our usual blog posts and videos, but I think our readers (you) might be Read More »