You will find Equities First Holdings is a unique lending institution Are you having problems securing a conventional loan for your business or personal use through a traditional lending institution? Equities First lends by taking stock owned as collateral instead of verifying your credit score and then proceeding to attach liens on everything you own. Stock loans are not new to the business lending world, but their approach is different. You can trust Equities First will not sell your stock without notice which has been the practice of other stock secured lending companies. Your interest rates will be fixed at a favorable rate for the term of the loan and loan to value ratio is typically 50 to 75 percent of the stock used as collateral. This holding company based in Indianapolis, Indiana has been competing in the international market since opening its first offices abroad in London back in 2013.