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    CIT Serves as Co-Lead Arranger for $138.5 Million Financing for Continuum Healthcare
    Continuum Healthcare, Through Its Affiliate Companies, Owns and Operates Skilled Nursing Facilities in NJ and PA
    Services Provided Include Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care as well as Customized Programs for Specific Patient Needs
    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 08:30 AM
    We worked closely with Continuum to better understand their wants and needs and developed a flexible and creative financing solution that supported their goals for this transaction. We are glad that we were able to provide financing to Continuum and look forward to working with them again.

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT), cit.com, a leading provider of commercial lending and leasing services, today announced that CIT Healthcare Finance served as Co-Lead Arranger for a $138.5 million senior secured credit facility to Continuum Healthcare, which, through its affiliate companies, owns and operates skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The financing will support the refinancing of existing debt and provide working capital, among other uses. Financing was provided by CIT Bank, N.A., the principal bank subsidiary of CIT. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

    Eugene Ehrenfeld, Principal, Continuum Healthcare, said, “This financing will support the ongoing delivery of skilled nursing to our residents and continued investment in our facilities. We sought out a finance partner that has a solid knowledge base and track record of success in the healthcare sector and could provide a timely execution of the financing. We appreciated CIT’s responsiveness as well as its industry depth, which was evident throughout the transaction. This was a complicated transaction, and CIT was able to execute for us.”

    William Douglass, Group Head and Managing Director, CIT Healthcare Finance, said, “Continuum is led by an experienced and sophisticated management team with a proven track record in the healthcare sector. They have shown the ability to advance an effective acquisition strategy and optimize the operations of their facilities. In addition, with the aging of the U.S. population, demand for skilled nursing is expected to continue to grow in the years ahead.”

    Michael Coiley, Managing Director, CIT Healthcare Finance, said, “We worked closely with Continuum to better understand their wants and needs and developed a flexible and creative financing solution that supported their goals for this transaction. We are glad that we were able to provide financing to Continuum and look forward to working with them again.”

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    About Continuum Healthcare

    Founded in 2012, Continuum Healthcare, LLC, through its affiliate companies, both owns and operates Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, representing more than 1,000 total beds. SNF services provided at Continuum’s facilities include short-term rehab and long-term care, as well as programs customized to specific patient needs, such as orthopedic, cardiac, neurological, pulmonary and other complex conditions.

    About CIT

    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $65 billion in assets. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has more than $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services principally to middle market companies across a wide variety of industries primarily in North America, and equipment financing and leasing solutions to the transportation sector. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. cit.com

     

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    Matt Klein, 973-597-2020
    Director, Media Relations
    Matt.Klein@cit.com 
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    CIT INVESTOR RELATIONS: 
    Barbara Callahan, 973-740-5058
    Senior Vice President
    Barbara.callahan@cit.com

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