OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --General Employment Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB) (the "Company") today announced that it has secured a revolving credit facility from Keltic Financial Partners II LP ("Keltic") in the amount of six million dollars ($6,000,000).
Michael Schroering, Chief Executive Officer of General Employment Enterprises, Inc. commented, "We are excited about 2014 and the opportunities for growth ahead of us. With this financing in place, it will allow us to continue focusing on the expansion of our Company."
Andrew J. Norstrud, Chief Financial Officer of General Employment Enterprises, Inc., commented, "This agreement will enable us to extinguish the debt currently outstanding with Wells Fargo, and give us the necessary capital for 2013 and beyond. Keltic has a proven track record of working with companies they invest in and we look forward to making this a great partnership."
General Employment Enterprises, Inc. will use the proceeds from the note to extinguish the outstanding debt with Wells Fargo, as well as for working capital and investments in the development of the sales and marketing department.
About General Employment
General Employment provides staffing services through a network of 22 branch offices located in eleven states. The Company operates in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and light industrial staffing services.
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