PORTLAND, Ore. (8/6/08)--CU Business Group signed on 19 new credit unions and reviewed more than 215 business loans during a record-breaking second quarter. In May, the credit union service organization (CUSO) added 13 new credit unions and reached more than $1 billion in loan packages. CU Business Group gained another 81 packages in June. “Much of this increase is due to an expanded presence in the southern U.S. with the addition of Southwest Corporate as one of our corporate owners,” said Larry Middleman, CU Business Group president/CEO. The CUSO serves 277 credit unions in 34 states.