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Brunswick replaces accounts-receivable sales program

Brunswick Corp. and GE Commercial Distribution Finance Corp. have entered into an asset-based loan facility, secured by the domestic accounts receivable of Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick.

The asset-based loan facility replaces Brunswick's existing accounts receivable sales program, pursuant to which Brunswick had sold the domestic Mercury Marine receivables to Brunswick Acceptance Co.

Brunswick Acceptance Co. is a joint venture between Brunswick Financial Services Corp. and CDF Ventures, a subsidiary of GE Capital Corp.

The asset-based loan facility totals $100 million and includes provisions to increase the size to $120 million. On May 29, the amount outstanding on the asset-based loan facility was $81 million.

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