Amerisource Closes Senior Credit Facility with Compass Bank

Release date: September 15, 1998

Houston, TX – Amerisource announced today that it recently closed a senior credit facility with Compass Bank.  The facility will supplement the Company’s existing investor program and will be used to support growth and ongoing working capital. Terms of the facility are favorable and will drastically reduce Amerisource’s cost of capital, improving both margins and earnings.

Jason Floyd, Managing Director, commented “We are really excited about our new relationship with Compass Bank. This new facility will not only have a direct impact on our bottom line, but it will smooth out day-to-day working capital fluctuations and allow us to aggressively pursue our growth plans.”


About Amerisource Funding
Amerisource is one of the largest independent finance companies in the nation, having provided over $6 billion in capital to borrowers and clients through both its Asset Based Lending arm (Amerisource Business Capital) and its A/R financing arm (Amerisource Funding). Amerisource prides itself on outstanding client service and boasts an industry-best client retention rate in excess of 48 months. Amerisource Funding has offices located throughout the United States.

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