Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  — Finance Express, the leading provider of web-based financial services and technology for independent auto dealerships, announced today that they have entered into a partnership with Friendly Finance Corporation, a leading indirect sub-prime automotive finance company. 

“Every dealer should have a good base of lending to be able to accommodate every customer that walks through their door, and we feel that Friendly Finance is a nice complement to our lender portal because they provide a niche in the sub-prime space that we feel will be very attractive to our dealers,” says David Huber, President of Finance Express. 

“The relationship with Finance Express aligns with Friendly Finance Corp’s vision statement for excellence in technology and will further enhance Friendly Finance Corp’s ability to service the independent dealerships within our existing network while expanding our services to new dealerships going forward,” says Steven Pittler, President of Friendly Finance Corp. 

About Finance Express

Finance Express is the leading provider of online services and web-based technology for the independent dealer market including a comprehensive DMS with functions such as dealer inventory management, credit application processing, electronic contracting, links to lending sources, dealer management tools, loan servicing and accounting systems and licensed escrow services. The comprehensive program provides dealers online access to a single, seamless solution and insures a safe and secure environment for participating lenders.  For more information about Finance Express, visit their website at: www.financeexpress.com

About Friendly Finance Corporation

Friendly Finance Corporation (FFC), located in Baltimore, MD, has been purchasing retail installment contracts from both franchised and independent automobile dealerships across the United States since 1949. For over 62 years, FFC has been a leader in the subprime auto finance arena by establishing long standing relationships with many national automotive groups. By applying a common sense approach to each application, FFC has the unique ability to price and purchase contracts other companies might otherwise overlook. FFC currently has relationships with over 2000 dealerships in 12 states with plans to expand their dealer network in 2012. For additional information please visit our website: www.friendlyfinancecorp.com


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