CIT Group announced that the Corporate Banking unit of its Commercial Finance business arranged for $180m in financing for HCT Group, a firm engaged in designing, engineering and manufacturing packaging solutions for global beauty brands.
CIT led the transaction, which will provide HCT with capital for growth and expansion. Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Los Angeles, HCT is a leading player in the global beauty and cosmetics packaging industry, with operations in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
"CIT was instrumental in pulling together the financing we need to accelerate our growth and expansion," said HCT Chief Executive Officer Tim Thorpe. "We were pleased with CIT's nimble and responsive leadership in finding creative solutions for our financing needs."
"Our ability to understand HCT's business and growth strategy enabled us to structure a solution that fully delivered on the company's requirements," said Hillary Savoie, managing director and group head, Corporate Banking. "CIT is proud to have arranged the financing for a successful and dynamic company like HCT Group, an innovator and leader in health and beauty packaging industry."