Red Deer, Alberta / ACCESSWIRE / June 12, 2014: Rifco Inc. (TSX.V: RFC) is pleased to announce that the Company has been ranked 261st on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years.
Rifco made the 2014 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 216%.
Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 500 profiles the country's most successful growth companies. "The members of the PROFIT 500 are the elite of the country's entrepreneurial community," says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Business and PROFIT. "Their stories are lessons in business strategy, innovation, management excellence and sheer tenacity."
"Rifco National Auto Finance has succeeded because we add value to Canadian automobile dealerships. Increasingly, our speed and service at processing auto loan applications is being recognized." said Bill Graham, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to continuing our growth in the years ahead."
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About Rifco Inc.
Rifco Inc. operates through its wholly owned subsidiary Rifco National Auto Finance Corporation to provide automobile loans through its dealership network across Canada.
Rifco National Auto Finance provides consumers with financing options on new and used vehicles. Rifco specializes in building long-term partnerships with dealers by investing time in personalized services through dedicated account representatives. Rifco's quick credit decisions, common sense lending, and expedited funding processes give its dealers better financing options and more closed deals. Rifco's most successful partnerships result in "Fast Forward 500 Club" status for its loyal dealerships.
Rifco is committed to continuing growth. Key strategies for achieving this growth include the expansion of its automobile dealer base, excellence in credit and collections processes.
The common shares of Rifco Inc. are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "RFC". There are 21.03 million shares outstanding and 22.21 million (fully diluted) shares.
Lance A. Kadatz
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Telephone: 1-403-314-1288 EXT 7007
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