Increase in Credit Limit to $225 Million Enhances ePlus Technology’s Working Capital
HERNDON, VA – August 5, 2014 – ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS – news) today announced its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., amended its credit facility with GE Capital Commercial Distribution Finance (GECDF), which was originally entered into on July 23, 2012. The GECDF credit facility is comprised of a floor plan component and an accounts receivable component and is used to finance inventory and accounts receivable related to the sales of products and services in its technology segment.
The amendment provides ePlus Technology with a total credit limit of $225 million, an increase of $50 million over the prior agreement, with a sub-limit of $30 million for the accounts receivable component. ePlus inc. will continue to guarantee this facility up to a limit of $10.5 million. The amounts available under the agreements may be limited by the asset value of the inventory purchased and accounts receivable, and may be further limited by certain covenants and terms and conditions of the facility. Either party may terminate with proper notice.
"This amendment further increases our capacity to efficiently and effectively support our customer base in order to provide advanced solutions," said Elaine D. Marion, chief financial officer. "We are grateful to GECDF for their continued support over the past 10 plus years and greatly value our long-term relationship."
About GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance
GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance provided $34 billion in financing for more than 30,000 dealers and more than 3,000 distributors and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada in 2013. Programs include inventory and accounts receivable financing, asset-based lending, private label financing, collateral management and related financial products. For more information, visit http://www.gecdf.com/ or follow company news via Twitter ().
About ePlus inc.
ePlus is a leading integrator of technology solutions. ePlus enables organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and supply chain processes by delivering complex information technology solutions, which may include managed and professional services and products from top manufacturers, flexible financing, and proprietary software. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 900 associates serving commercial, state, municipal, and education customers nationally. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Connect with ePlus on Facebook at and on Twitter at .
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