Debt in Disguise

Why does WESCO International Inc. use accounts-receivables securitization, a form of financing so closely linked to the subprime-mortgage meltdown? “Because we can,” says senior vice president and CFO Stephen Van Oss. Van Oss is speaking only partly tongue-in-cheek. His company, a $5.3 billion distributor of electrical products, has a high-quality customer base and a robust IT platform for tracking the performance of receivables, capabilities demanded by banks and credit rating agencies.

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Dec 2020

Finacity Facilitates a USD 40 Million Receivables Securitization Program for Hyperion Materials & Technologies Inc.

Finacity has successfully launched a USD 40 million receivables securitization program for Hyperion Materials & Technologies, headquartered in Worthington, Ohio. The program includes substantially all of Hyperion’s US sales and a portion of Hyperion’s European sales. Finacity provided origination, analytic and structuring support, and serves as the ongoing Administrator.

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Dec 2020

Finacity Facilitates up to EUR 75 Million Receivables Securitization Program for Metinvest Trametal and Ferriera Valsider in Italy

Finacity Corporation (“Finacity”) has successfully launched a EUR 75 million receivables securitization program for Metinvest Trametal and Ferriera Valsider, two re-rolling steel mills headquartered in Genoa, part of Metinvest. Finacity provided origination, analytic and structuring support, and serves as the ongoing Administrator.

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Sep 2020

Finacity Arranges a EUR 60 million Receivables Securitization Facility for Kongsberg Automotive ASA

Finacity Corporation (“Finacity”) announces the closing of a trade receivables securitization program for Kongsberg Automotive ASA [OB: KOA] (“Kongsberg Automotive”), the Norwegian supplier to the global automotive industry. The securitization program finances trade receivables originated by the company’s businesses in the US, Canada, France, Poland and Slovakia.

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