TORONTO, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Dealnet Capital Corp. ("Dealnet" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: DLS) announced today that organic originations of financial contracts for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 were $12.5 million (Q1 2018 - $9.3 million; Q4 2018 - $14.0 million). This represents an increase of 35% over the first quarter of 2018. The seasonal decline from the fourth quarter of 2018 was not as significant as experienced in the prior year. The first quarter 2019 originations are of a higher credit quality and will generate a higher weighted average yield than the prior year and continue the strong origination quality exhibited in the fourth quarter of 2018.
About Dealnet Capital Corp.
Dealnet is a specialty finance company serving the $20 billion Canadian home improvement finance market. The Company develops and supports consumer sales financing programs for approved dealers and distributors under agreements with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that supply a wide range of home improvement products to the retail market. The Company runs its Consumer Finance segment through the operating business, EcoHome Financial Inc. Through a dealer network, the Company underwrites, originates, funds and services the prime quality loans and leases that homeowners need to finance the acquisition and installation of capital assets that improve the quality, comfort and safety of their homes.
In addition, the Company operates its Engagement segment in the business communications industry in Canada and the U.S. under the One Contact banner, offering customer support services on a contract basis to third party institutions.
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For further information: Brent Houlden, Chief Executive Officer, (905) 695-8557 ext.1145, [email protected]; John Sadler, Senior Director - Corporate Communications, (905) 695-8557 ext. 1348, [email protected]