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Norwalk, CT, United States, 2010/11/18 - GE Capital, Corporate Finance announced it is agent for a $120 million asset-based credit facility to Huttig Building Products, Inc., a leading domestic distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products (NYSE: GE). NYSE: GE
The loan refinances an existing credit facility and will be used to support working capital needs. GE Capital Markets served as co-lead arranger. GE also provides the company with equipment lease financing.
Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, Huttig is in its 125th year of business. The company’s products are principally used in new residential construction and in home improvement, remodeling and repair work. Huttig distributes its products through 27 distribution centers serving 41 states.
“As a longstanding GE borrower, we value a lender who understands our business and works with us to meet our evolving credit needs,” said Philip Keipp, CFO for Huttig. “GE’s knowledge of the building products sector and expertise in loan structuring helped provide us with financial flexibility and liquidity.”
“Whether the market is expanding or contracting, we specialize in working with companies to fuel their business plans,” said Tom Quindlen, president and CEO of GE Capital, Corporate Finance. “Combining our deep awareness of customer needs with industry specialization means more options for our borrowers.”
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