GE Antares Capital Finances Calera Capital’s Acquisition of United Site Services

  GE Antares Capital Finances Calera Capital’s Acquisition of United Site

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CHICAGO -- August 13, 2014

GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, announced today it served as administrative
agent on a $265 million senior secured credit facility to support the
acquisition of United Site Services (USS) by Calera Capital. GE Capital
Markets served as sole lead arranger and bookrunner on this facility.

Headquartered in Westborough, MA, USS is a leader in portable restrooms and
fence rentals with more than 60 locations throughout the United States.

“GE Antares is a highly valued relationship for Calera,” said Ethan Thurow,
principal at Calera. “Their expertise, reliability and responsiveness makes
them an ideal financing partner.”

“We're pleased to provide debt and equity financing to Calera in support of
the acquisition of USS,” said James Kenefick, senior managing director of GE
Antares. "We look forward to continuing to support Calera and management as
they pursue exciting growth opportunities.”

About United Site Services

Through its acquired entities, United Site Services (“USS”) has been providing
site solutions for over 50 years to the Construction, Event, Industrial and
Government market sectors. Today, through its nationwide branch system, USS is
the leading provider of quality portable restrooms, VIP restroom and shower
trailers, temporary fence, temporary power, and more. For more information
about the company’s full range of products and the services we provide to meet
our customer’s every need, please visit

About Calera Capital

Founded in 1991, Calera Capital, formerly known as Fremont Partners, is a
private investment firm which has approximately $2.8 billion of capital under
management. With offices in San Francisco and Boston, Calera invests across a
diverse range of industries including business services, consumer and retail,
financial services, healthcare, building products, and industrial
manufacturing. Calera Capital makes substantial equity investments in
operating companies, typically with enterprise values up to $1 billion, and
seeks to build long-term sustainable value by working with management teams to
implement strategic and operating initiatives. For more information, visit

About GE Antares Capital

GE Antares is a unit of GE Capital. With offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los
Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, GE Antares is a leading middle market
lender, offering a “one-stop” source for GE’s lending and other services
offered to middle market private equity sponsors. GE Antares was recognized by
Private Debt Investor and Private Equity International as 2013 Lender of the
Year, North America and Mid-Cap Lender of the Year, North America,
respectively. For more information, visit

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GE Antares Capital
Alexandra Abrams, 312-441-7356
GE Capital, Americas
Tara Lambropoulos, 312-441-7854
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