GE Capital Provides Shop-Vac with $70 Million in Financing
Jan 29, 2014
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GE Capital, Corporate Finance is serving as agent and sole lender on a $70 million senior credit facility for Shop-Vac Corp., manufacturer of wet/dry vacuums. The credit facility will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes, and to support the company’s international growth.

Shop-Vac wet/dry vacuum cleaners are manufactured for consumer, industrial, and commercial applications. Shop-Vac also offers accessories, such as various wet and dry filters, replacement vacuum parts and caster wheels, sawdust collection systems, air cleaning systems, and air movers. The company was incorporated in 1969 and is based in Williamsport, PA.

“Increasingly, we find that mid-size companies are looking internationally for growth opportunities,” said Bob McCarrick, chief commercial officer—lending at GE Capital, Corporate Finance. “We specialize in providing capital to help manufacturers fuel their expansion plans.”

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