December 1, 2015
EFA Partners, a boutique financial advisory firm that provides investment banking and strategic consulting services for companies in the entertainment, media and technology industries, announced today that it arranged senior debt financing for Nila, Inc., a supplier of advanced LED lighting for film, video production and sports / entertainment stadiums.
Nila, Inc. is a Los Angeles-based designer and manufacturer of unique, high-output LED lighting systems for indoor and outdoor video intensive environments, providing the best in light quality, design and reliability to broadcasters, entertainment professionals, stadium / arena designers and researchers. With a rapidly expanding client roster for its LED lighting systems, Nila selected EFA to help secure financing so that it could support its growth initiatives.
Collectively, EFA Partners' principals have 30+ years of experience in providing financing solutions for companies as well as deep relationships with banks, lessors, specialty finance groups, mezzanine debt providers and private equity firms.
David Harrington, Managing Director of EFA Partners, commented, "At EFA, we understand the value of providing capital funding to small businesses. Given our extensive experience, EFA was to able to secure financing for Nila that will help them to expand their business."
Jim Sanfillipo, President & CEO of Nila, added, "The additional capital resources secured by EFA on behalf of Nila is indicative of the increasing confidence around this sector and on Nila's unique and promising growth prospects. With the most durable, sustainable, high-brightness, energy-saving lights on the market, Nila is well-positioned to capitalize on industry changes as lighting technologies switch from traditional to solid-state fixtures."
About EFA Partners
EFA Partners is a boutique financial advisory firm that provides investment banking services focused on arranging capital, M&A, and financial consulting services for entertainment, leisure, media, and technology companies. Its senior team has closed and managed over $14.5 billion of financings in its targeted sectors. EFA has a wealth of relationships from which to source capital including local and regional banks, national and international banks, specialty finance groups, equipment financiers, providers of mezzanine debt and private equity groups. Since its formation in 2009, EFA has been retained by over 100 clients, having arranged and placed over $900 million of capital as well as advising on over $1.2 billion of additional transactions. (www.efapartners.com)
About Nila, Inc.
Nila, Inc. is a Los Angeles, CA-based designer and manufacturer of unique, high-output LED lighting systems for indoor and outdoor video intensive environments. With a focus is on durable, environmentally sustainable, high-brightness, energy-saving light fixtures that produce beautiful light without compromise, the Company provides the best in light quality, design and reliability to broadcasters, entertainment professionals, stadium / arena designers and researchers. (www.nila.tv)