BOA Business Capital Provides $55 Million to ClearRidge Client

BOA Business Capital Provides $55 Million to ClearRidge Client

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Bank of America Business Capital provided a $55 million senior secured credit facility to a ClearRidge client, a lumber and manufactured wood distributor. The asset-based loan is being used to refinance existing debt. ClearRidge acted as advisor for the transaction.

“Bank of America Business Capital structured an asset-based loan that will help us reduce operating expenses given the state of the residential construction industry,” said Cedar Creek’s D. Wayne Trousdale. “We now have financing with fewer, less restrictive covenants and greater financial flexibility.”

“Because of its knowledge of the industry, experienced ownership and strong management team, Cedar Creek has a long-standing record of profitability.” said Bank of America Business Capital West Division Executive John Mostofi. “We were able to structure an asset-based loan that reflected the client’s financial strength and refinance their credit facility with more favorable terms.”

Headquartered in Tulsa, OK, Cedar Creek, Inc., is the seventh largest lumber and manufactured wood distributor in the United States. Cedar Creek has provided premium wood products to building material dealers in 15 states for more than 30 years.

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Bank of America Business Capital

Bank of America Business Capital is one of the world’s largest asset-based lenders, with more than 20 offices serving the United States, Canada and Europe. It provides companies with senior secured loans, cash management, interest rate and foreign exchange risk management, and a broad array of capital markets products. Capital markets and investment banking services are provided by Banc of America Securities LLC, member NYSE/NASD/SIPC, a subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation and an affiliate of Bank of America Business Capital. Visit for more information.