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Cole Taylor Equipment Finance goes live with LeaseWave® from Odessa Technologies


Philadelphia, PA September 30, 2013 - Cole Taylor Equipment Finance announced the implementation of the LeaseWave technology platform from Odessa Technologies, Inc. The software is designed to create efficiencies for leading companies by automating the operations of lease and loan originations and the underlying assets.

“LeaseWave provides Cole Taylor Equipment Finance with a highly scalable platform capable of supporting not only their current needs, but has the potential to support future growth plans.” says Kate Majewski, Senior Vice President, Program Management at Odessa. “We are very excited to provide Cole Taylor Equipment Finance with this highly-competitive technology.”

About Cole Taylor Equipment Finance

Cole Taylor Equipment Finance is a subsidiary of Cole Taylor Bank. Cole Taylor Equipment Finance seeks direct equipment lending opportunities and syndicated deals in the $2 million to $20 million range.

Cole Taylor Bank is a commercial bank headquartered in Chicago with assets of $5.9 billion as of June 30, 2013 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAYC). For more than 80 years, Cole Taylor Bank has been successfully meeting the banking needs of closely-held companies and the people who own and manage them by focusing on a relationship-based approach to business. Through its national businesses, Cole Taylor provides a full range of financial services, including asset based lending, commercial equipment financing, and residential mortgage lending. Learn more about Cole Taylor Bank and its services by visiting

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About Odessa Technologies, Inc.

Odessa Technologies, Inc. is a software company exclusively focused on the leasing industry. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and employs a staff of 400. The LeaseWave® suite is a fully Internet-based family of products, providing an end-to-end lease, fleet and loan origination and portfolio management solution for equipment leasing and finance, vehicle leasing and finance and fleet management companies. The LeaseWave® suite is engineered to be configurable and customizable to accommodate complex business models and it is also designed to be available as a SaaS product. Learn more about Odessa Technologies, Inc. and its services by visiting