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Norwalk, CT, United States, 2010/12/21 - GE Capital, Restructuring Finance announced it is administrative agent for a $200 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) credit facility and a $175 million plan of reorganization (POR) credit facility for Vertis Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GE). NYSE: GE
GE Capital, Restructuring Finance today announced it is administrative agent for a $200 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) credit facility and a $175 million plan of reorganization (POR) credit facility for Vertis Holdings, Inc., a leading marketing communications company. The financing supports the company’s recapitalization under a voluntary pre-packaged Chapter 11 filing and its emergence. GE Capital Markets served as joint lead arranger for the DIP and lead arranger for the POR.
Headquartered in Baltimore, MD, Vertis provides inventive advertising, direct marketing and interactive solutions to prominent brands across North America. The company’s services include data management, digital program management systems, creative services, print and mail production, interactive services, logistics, out-of-home and business process outsourcing.
“GE’s keen sense of our business, as well as the broader dynamics of our industry, allowed us to quickly secure the financing we needed to seamlessly execute our recapitalization, while upholding all of our commitments to our clients, employees and suppliers,” said Gerald Sokol Jr., interim CEO and president for Vertis. “We look forward to working with GE, and appreciate their continued support of our long-term strategic growth plan.”
Jim Hogan, senior managing director, GE Capital, Restructuring Finance, said, “We’re specialists in financing corporate renewal. Success requires having strong relationships with client management and their financial advisors, and providing in-depth industry expertise earned through many business cycles.”
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