ST. ALBERT, ALBERTA--(Marketwire -08/28/12)- Leonard D. Jaroszuk, President and CEO reports that Enterprise Group, Inc. (E.TO) ("Enterprise" or "Corporation") has entered into a banking agreement with PNC Bank Canada Branch ("PNC"), for a senior secured finance facility of up to $12,500,000 at a conventional interest rate.
The partnership with PNC will help the Corporation strengthen its balance sheet and provide additional flexibility for growth and future acquisitions without further dilution to existing shareholders.
Enterprise will use the facility to pay off its existing bank and other long-term debt totaling approximately $4 million and will have up to $8.5 million available for new acquisitions and working capital. The facility will have a three year term and is subject to conditions including completion of security documents and due diligence. The facility is expected to be in place within 15 days.
Enterprise Group, Inc. is a construction services company operating in the energy, utility and transportation infrastructure industry. The Company's focus is primarily underground construction and maintenance and above ground plants and facilities and specialized equipment rental. The Company's strategy is to acquire complementary service companies in Western Canada, consolidating capital, management and human resources to support continued growth.
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