Commercial Credit Group Inc. Closes $326,962,000 Term ABS (2020-1)

August 17, 2020

Source: Commercial Credit Group Inc.

Charlotte-based equipment finance company closes twelfth asset-backed security transaction, bringing total offerings to nearly $3 billion.

Commercial Credit Group Inc. (CCG), an independent commercial equipment finance company, today announced the closing of a 144a privately-placed term asset-backed security (ABS) transaction (the 2020-1 transaction). The $326,962,000 financing was placed with a broad group of fixed income investors, representing 28 unique institutions. BMO Capital Markets served as Structuring Agent and Lead Bookrunner for the placement. The financing contracts supporting the security consist of a diverse pool of CCG’s customer contract originations in the construction, fleet transportation, manufacturing and waste equipment industries. The multi-tranche placement carried the following ratings:

Notes                  S&P                      Fitch                    DBRS                   Dollar Amount

Class A-1             A-1+ (sf)              F1+ (sf)               R-1 (high) (sf)              $72,400,000

Class A-2             AAA (sf)              AAA (sf)              AAA (sf) $213,083,000

Class B               AA (sf)                 AA (sf)                 AA (sf)                 $17,297,000

Class C               A (sf)                    A (sf)                    A (sf)                   $15,786,000

Class D               BBB+ (sf)             BBB+ (sf)             BBB (sf) $8,396,000

“The company is pleased to have completed its twelfth term ABS transaction since 2011. The strong level of investor support is a reflection of our attention to credit quality, the diversity of the underlying assets, and the strength of our risk management. We are thrilled to continue expanding our relationships with the institutional market,” stated Paul Bottiglio, Vice President and Treasurer. “We are appreciative of the continued support from the ABS investor community and are pleased to welcome several new investors to this transaction.”

About Commercial Credit Group Inc.:

Commercial Credit Group Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Commercial Credit, Inc. is an independent commercial finance company that provides equipment loans and leases to small and mid-sized businesses in the construction, fleet transportation, machine tool and manufacturing and waste industries. The company’s sales force is located throughout North America. Since its inception in 2004, CCG has originated over $5 billion of equipment loans and leases. CCG is headquartered in Charlotte, NC and operates full-service offices in Buffalo, NY and Naperville, IL. CCG Equipment Finance Limited services the Canadian Provinces of Ontario, west to British Columbia, from its Canadian headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit

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