NEW YORK, July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced that CIT Northbridge Credit, as advised by CIT Asset Management LLC, served as sole lead arranger on a $40 million senior secured credit facility for Europa Sports Products LLC.
Europa Sports Products is an industry-leading distributor of nutritional and sports supplements, sports drinks and accessories to mass market retailers, gyms, health food stores, specialty supplement retailers, sporting goods stores and many other outlets. Proceeds from the credit facility will be used for general corporate purposes and business development.
"With consumers increasingly focused on maintaining and improving their health, we anticipate growing demand for products that support their goals," said Jeff Compton, co-founder and CEO of Europa Sports Products. "We greatly appreciated the expertise and agility of the CIT Northbridge team in arranging this financing to meet our business objectives."
"Europa Sports Products is unmatched as a distributor of nutritional and sports supplements and a wide range of other products to outlets across the U.S. and abroad," said Neal Legan, who leads CIT Northbridge. "We are pleased to work with the company to arrange this asset-based financing that meets their needs and supports their business strategy."
CIT Northbridge Credit is a trusted financial partner supporting middle-market companies with a broad range of flexible asset-based debt solutions. A joint venture advised by CIT Asset Management, it provides revolving and term loan commitments from $15 million to $150 million to companies across various industries and business cycles, and serves primarily as sole lender, agent, club participant or co-lender.
CIT is a leading national bank focused on empowering businesses and personal savers with the financial agility to navigate their goals. CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with over a century of experience and operates a principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A. (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender). The company's commercial banking segment includes commercial financing, community association banking, middle market banking, equipment and vendor financing, factoring, railcar financing, treasury and payments services, and capital markets and asset management. CIT's consumer banking segment includes a national direct bank and regional branch network. Discover more at cit.com/about.
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