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Supplier News22 April 2020

Access Point Financial Launches “Navigating Hospitality Finance 2020” Information Resource for Hoteliers Facing Changing Market Conditions

Recognized hospitality lender addresses the rapidly evolving financial landscape with new blog series to provide best practices for hotel industry stakeholders

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ATLANTA -- Access Point Financial, LLC (APF), a leading direct lender and specialty finance company focused exclusively on the hospitality industry, today announced the debut of a new online resource entitled, "Navigating Hospitality Finance 2020," which will appear within the Access ViewPoint blog beginning today. The informative four-part series is intended to help hotel owners and investors with an interest in hospitality to plan their best financial strategies during changing market conditions brought on by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic and its direct impacts on the hotel industry.

"Hoteliers and investors have a lot to consider in developing effective short- and long-term financial strategies during these unprecedented economic conditions, and navigating the constant deluge of sometimes conflicting information can be a daily challenge," said Dilip Petigara, CEO of Access Point Financial. "To help our clients better assess their respective situations and navigate the recovery, our goal is to be a responsible partner and provide impactful resources and tools to ensure their ongoing success."

The first edition of the four-part "Navigating Hospitality Finance 2020" series explores the changes to terms and conditions that lenders have implemented during the crisis. Entitled "How the hotel lending landscape has changed in the advent of COVID-19," the blog can be accessed here. Subsequent editions will follow on a weekly basis and will include "5 strategies for working with your lender during the crisis;" "The silver lining: How to turn financial chaos into opportunity;" and "Why working with a specialty lender is now more important than ever before."

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About Access Point Financial

Founded in 2011, Atlanta-based Access Point Financial, LLC (APF) is a direct hospitality lender that provides bridge, capex, construction, mezzanine, preferred equity and permanent financing to qualified hoteliers throughout the United States & Canada. APF's loan programs are flexible and are typically used for refinance, construction take-out, renovations or brand-mandated PIPs, and value-add transactions, such as asset repositioning, hotel conversions and ground up construction. APF's programs are designed specifically for the hospitality industry and offer an alternative to traditional bank financing. APF understands the complexities of the industry and are uniquely positioned to customize its loan programs to meet the needs of its clients even during periods of volatility.

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