Get The
Straight
Goods.

What We Do

Equipment Financing Professionals, Waiting To Serve You.

  • Save money.

    You'll get the best deal available.

  • Save time.

    Stay focused on your business, let us handle the details.

  • Get diversified.

    Multiple funders working for you.

  • Choose service.

    We meet in person, answer calls, and return messages – crazy, but true.

  • Free advice.

    Expertise at your convenience. Let us be part of your inner circle.

Equipment Financing

Our core business is navigating through large and complex transactions.

  • Deal structure.

    Carefully thought out to meet your needs.

  • Down payment.

    Minimized down payment to preserve your cash flow.

  • Competitive rates.

    Benefit from the pricing you deserve.

  • Sale / lease-back.

    Get reimbursed for purchases made from cash flow.

  • Refinancing.

    Use equity to your advantage.

Small Ticket Financing

Small and specialized assets under $50,000 are also in our wheelhouse.

  • Practical.

    Get the equipment you need without any hassle.

  • Fast.

    It can happen in 48 hours or less.

  • Simple.

    Typically, a one page application is all that is required.

  • Flexible.

    Terms and structures to meet your needs.

  • Any asset.

    Unique and specialized assets are no problem.

Advisory Services

You can rent our financial experience and expertise.

  • CFO-for-hire.

    Professional support at a reasonable cost.

  • Save money.

    Tailor our service to meet your needs and budget.

  • Get organized.

    You should never have to wonder where you're at.

  • Get clarity.

    Make sense of the numbers.

  • Be objective.

    Get an outside perspective.

Lease / Loan Insurance

Your payments get covered when the unexpected happens.

  • Affordable.

    Coverage at a reasonable cost.

  • Quick.

    Get a quote in a matter of minutes.

  • Painless.

    Up to $200,000 in coverage with no health questions.

Bridge Financing

Short-term solutions for your immediate needs.

  • Generate capital.

    Leverage real-estate assets to capitalize on business opportunities.

  • Stay flexible.

    Prepay at pre-determined intervals with no penalty.

  • Rapid decisions.

    If you've built equity, it can happen fast.

Factoring

Turn your receivables into cash.

  • Generate cash.

    Use high-quality receivables to create instant cash flow.

  • Timing matters.

    You've done the work, get your cash.

  • Working capital.

    No operating loan, no problem.

Get The
Straight
Goods.

What We Do

Equipment financing professionals, waiting to serve you.

  • Our core business is finding your best deal on financing, but we also provide business advisory services (CFO-for-hire, bookkeeping support), bridge or temporary financing solutions, lease & loan insurance, and factoring services. In all cases, we are focused on helping you to save money, save time, get the right advice, and achieve proper diversification across lending institutions.

Actions
Speak Louder
Than Words.

What We've Done

Been there, done that, and ready for a challenge.

    Our largest single transaction was for oilfield equipment worth $56,000,000. We've got the people and experience to handle whatever challenge you're facing. See the other pages to get a sense for some of the transactions we have completed.

Construction

Real examples, real results.

  • Amount Advanced:

    $11,000,000.

  • Transaction Type:

    Pre-approved equipment line.

  • Collateral Security:

    Graders, backhoes, excavators, rock trucks, dump trucks, and trailers.

  • Customer Benefit:

    Funded equipment acquisition to execute major municipal contracts.


  • Amount Advanced:

    $3,000,000.

  • Transaction Type:

    Refinanced and consolidated equipment debt & commercial mortgage.

  • Collateral Security:

    Highway tractors, dozers, dump trailers, wheel loaders.

  • Customer Benefit:

    Brought client onside with financial covenants of lead bank and provided immediate cash flow.

Forestry

Real examples, real results.

  • Amount Advanced:

    $500,000.

  • Transaction Type:

    Financed plan capital expenditures.

  • Collateral Security:

    Feller buncher, processor.

  • Customer Benefit:

    Expansion of the business and harvesting volumes.


  • Amount Advanced:

    $3,000,000.

  • Transaction Type:

    Consolidation term loan.

  • Collateral Security:

    Bunchers, processors, skidders, log truck & trailers.

  • Customer Benefit:

    Extension of term; achieved lower payments while cut volumes were reduced.

Oil & Gas

Real examples, real results.

  • Amount Advanced:

    $2,000,000.

  • Transaction Type:

    Rental conversion of fluid hauling trailers.

  • Collateral Security:

    Super B tank trailers.

  • Customer Benefit:

    Crystallize equity and lower monthly payments.


  • Amount Advanced:

    $3,000,000.

  • Transaction Type:

    Operating leases for replacement capital expenditures.

  • Collateral Security:

    Road maintenance and civil earth works equipment.

  • Customer Benefit:

    Access to equipment at a low monthly cost with a built-in ability to return equipment upon end of contract.

Transportation

Real examples, real results.

  • Amount Advanced:

    $2,000,000.

  • Transaction Type:

    Refinanced and consolidated existing equipment debt.

  • Collateral Security:

    Highway tractors, heavy haul trailers, fleet vehicles.

  • Customer Benefit:

    Injected working capital and reduced monthly payments by 33%.


  • Amount Advanced:

    $3,000,000.

  • Transaction Type:

    Transition full banking relationship (operating loan, term debt, mortgage).

  • Collateral Security:

    Heavy haul trailers, power units, and real estate.

  • Customer Benefit:

    Achieved better rate, term, and structure.

Actions
Speak Louder
Than Words.

What We've Done

Been there, done that, and ready for a challenge.

  • Our largest single transaction was for oilfield equipment worth $56,000,000. We've got the people and experience to handle whatever challenge you're facing. See our full website for a list of recent transactions.

Never
Settle For
Average.

Why We're Different

We're here to help you succeed.

  • Extra mile.

    We get it. You’re busy. We’ll meet you anywhere, anytime.

  • Straight up.

    Financing should be simple and transparent.

  • Know-how.

    Decades of experience working for you.

  • Relentless.

    We have your back, and you’ll know it, every step of the way.

  • Work ethic.

    No shortcuts. No non-sense. Whatever it takes to deliver.

Never
Settle For
Average.

Why We're Different

We're here to help you succeed.

  • Our customers choose us because we're hard-working service-minded people. We’re willing to meet you anywhere, anytime. We’ll do whatever it takes to get your best deal – no shortcuts, no nonsense. Simply put, we have your back and you’ll know it, every step of the way.

You Might
Even
Like Us.

Who We Are

We pound pavement, not computer keys.

    We’re equipment financing professionals, but that's only part of the story. Our customers choose us because we're hard-working, dedicated, and genuine people. They often ask us to join them for coffee or lunch - sometimes to chat about a deal or just to catch up. Our goal is to become a key part of your team and an asset to your business - over the long term.

Mike Coghlan

Founding Partner

  • 40+ years of financial experience
  • $1+ billion in funded deals (yes, billion)
  • Pioneer of equipment finance brokerage model
  • Senior roles with ACCL Financial, Canada West Finance, First City Capital, and Pacific National

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.307  |  Cell: 780.905.4949  |  mcoghlan@provenfg.com  |  LinkedIn

Warren Cross

Managing Partner

  • 20+ years of financial experience
  • Senior roles with ACCL Financial, GE Capital, and RBC Royal Bank
  • BBA, University of Regina

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.310  |  Cell: 780.850.0277  |  wcross@provenfg.com  |  LinkedIn

Dean Darwent

Partner

  • 10+ years in senior roles with ACCL Financial, EEDC, PATTISON Outdoor
  • MBA, University of Alberta
  • BBA, Simon Fraser University

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.309  |  Cell: 780.862.0763  |  ddarwent@provenfg.com  |  LinkedIn

Dustin Bosch

Partner - Kelowna Office

  • 10+ years of financial experience
  • $500+ million in funded deals
  • Senior roles with GE Capital

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.301  |  Cell: 780.819.4555  |  dbosch@provenfg.com  |  LinkedIn

Daniel Hobbs

Partner

  • 20+ years of financial experience
  • Senior roles with GE Capital and RBC Royal Bank
  • BBA, University of Regina

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.302  |  Cell: 780.271.3112  |  dhobbs@provenfg.com  |  LinkedIn

Richard Wirth

Regional Manager

  • 7+ years of financial experience
  • Seniors roles with GE Capital and Pinnacle Wealth Brokers
  • 10+ years as a business owner

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.311  |  Cell: 780.940.3700  |  rwirth@provenfg.com  |  LinkedIn

Brian Udey

Regional Manager - Grande Prairie Office

  • 9+ years in senior roles with GE Capital, Acklands Grainger, and Finning
  • MBA (FS) Dalhousie University (in progress)

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.312  |  Cell: 780.832.6025  |  budey@provenfg.com  |  LinkedIn

Sherry Austin

Manager of Documentation & Funding

  • 20+ years of commercial lease finance experience
  • Senior roles with ACCL Financial, Bodkin Leasing, Aureus Financial, and Pacific National

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.306  |  saustin@provenfg.com

Brian King

Credit Manager

  • 30+ years of commercial credit experience
  • Seniors roles with HSBC and PRA Group
  • CPA and CMA designations

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.313  |  bking@provenfg.com  |  LinkedIn

You Might
Even
Like Us.

Who We Are

We pound pavement, not computer keys.

  • We’re equipment financing professionals, but that's only part of the story. Our customers choose us because we're hard-working, dedicated, and genuine people. They often ask us to join them for coffee or lunch - sometimes to chat about a deal or just to catch up. Our goal is to become a key part of your team and an asset to your business - over the long term.

Mike Coghlan

Founding Partner

  • 40+ years of financial experience
  • $1+ billion in funded deals (yes, billion)
  • Pioneer of equipment finance brokerage model
  • Senior roles with ACCL Financial, Canada West Finance, First City Capital, and Pacific National

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.307
mcoghlan@provenfg.com

Warren Cross

Managing Partner

  • 20+ years of financial experience
  • Senior roles with ACCL Financial, GE Capital, and RBC Royal Bank
  • BBA, University of Regina

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.310
wcross@provenfg.com

Dean Darwent

Partner

  • 10+ years in senior roles with ACCL Financial, EEDC, PATTISON Outdoor
  • MBA, University of Alberta
  • BBA, Simon Fraser University

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.309
ddarwent@provenfg.com

Dustin Bosch

Partner - Kelowna Office

  • 10+ years of financial experience
  • $500+ million in funded deals
  • Senior roles with GE Capital

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.301
dbosch@provenfg.com

Daniel Hobbs

Partner

  • 20+ years of financial experience
  • Senior roles with GE Capital and RBC Royal Bank
  • BBA, University of Regina

Office: 780.271.3112 Ext.302
dhobbs@provenfg.com

Richard Wirth

Regional Manager

  • 7+ years of financial experience
  • Seniors roles with GE Capital and Pinnacle Wealth Brokers
  • 10+ years as a business owner

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.311
rwirth@provenfg.com

Brian Udey

Regional Manager - Grande Prairie Office

  • 9+ years in senior roles with GE Capital, Acklands Grainger, and Finning
  • MBA (FS) Dalhousie University (in progress)

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.312
budey@provenfg.com

Sherry Austin

Manager of Documentation & Funding

  • 20+ years of commercial lease finance experience
  • Senior roles with ACCL Financial, Bodkin Leasing, Aureus Financial, and Pacific National

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.306
saustin@provenfg.com

Brian King

Credit Manager

  • 30+ years of commercial credit experience
  • Seniors roles with HSBC and PRA Group
  • CPA and CMA designations

Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.313
bking@provenfg.com

Don't
Be Shy,
Impress Us.

Work With Us

Have you got what it takes?

    We're a tight-knit bunch, we’re focused on growth, and we love what we do. In fact, we've made a pact that we won’t tolerate mediocrity, partial commitment, or entitlement. That’s a tall order, but if you have what it takes, we're open to meeting you.


    Dean Darwent - Partner

    Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.213  |  Cell: 780.862.0763  |  ddarwent@provenfg.com

Don't
Be Shy,
Impress Us.

Work With Us

Have you got what it takes?

  • We're a tight-knit bunch, we’re focused on growth, and we love what we do. In fact, we've made a pact that we won’t tolerate mediocrity, partial commitment, or entitlement. That’s a tall order, but if you have what it takes, we're open to meeting you.


    Dean Darwent - Partner

    Office: 780.482.5824 Ext.213  |  Cell: 780.862.0763  |  ddarwent@provenfg.com

We'll Buy
Lunch,
Let's Chat.

How To Connect

We're available to meet at your convenience.

  • Our head office is located in Edmonton, Alberta, with branch offices located in Grande Prairie, Alberta, and Kelowna, British Columbia.


  • Edmonton Head Office

    Kelowna Office

    Grande Prairie Office

    15626 - 116 Avenue

    209 - 1664 Richter Street

    Phone: 780.832.6025

    Edmonton, AB T5M 3S5

    Kelowna, BC V1Y 8N3

    Phone: 780.482.5824

    Phone: 780.819.4555

    Fax: 1.866.830.0311

Branch Offices

We're well positioned to serve clients across Alberta.

Directions

Don't be afraid to stop by at any time.


    You can find our head office at 15626 - 116 Avenue in Edmonton.

We'll Buy
Lunch
Let's Chat.

How To Connect

We're available to meet at your convenience.

  • Our head office is in Edmonton, but we serve clients throughout Alberta, including Grande Prairie, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Drayton Valley, Red Deer, Lloydminister, Bonnyville, Hinton, Edson, Wainright, Camrose, Slave Lake, Lac la Biche, Ft. McMurray, Whitecourt, and St. Albert. You'll also find us working hard for clients in British Columbia (Kelowna) and Saskatchewan.


  • Proven Financial Group
    Edmonton Head Office
    15626 - 116 Avenue
    Edmonton, AB, T5M 3S5