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GE Capital Agents $50MM Financing for Bird Electric Enterprises

October 21, 2014, 07:49 AM
Filed Under: Energy Services

GE Capital is providing a $50 million credit facility to Bird Electric Enterprises, LLC (Bird Electric), a leading electrical services provider. The facility will be used for general working capital and to support a majority investment by, a private investment and acquisition firm.

Bird Electric is headquartered in Eastland, TX with additional facilities in Midland, Pecos and Snyder, Texas, as well as Hobbs and Carlsbad, New Mexico. The company specializes in providing low, medium and high voltage electrical services to major oil, gas and power companies operating across the Permian Basin in western Texas and southeastern New Mexico. Services include the design, construction, maintenance and restoration of power transmission and distribution infrastructure.

“GE Capital provided us with a flexible capital structure to fund our growth,” said Brian Bird, founder & CEO of Bird Electric. “GE understood our business goals and constructed a custom solution to help us achieve them, which ultimately benefits our customers.”

“GE Capital’s scale, domain expertise, and extensive energy industry resources will help us to grow,” said Dale LeFebvre, chairman of, a majority owner of Bird Electric. “They matched capital with ideas that will enhance Bird Electric’s continuing transformation and ever-better customer delivery. We look forward to working together in the years to come.”

“We focus on tailored capital solutions for mid-size companies like Bird Electric,” said Paul Feehan, senior managing director for GE Capital, Corporate Finance. “By combining industry and structuring expertise, we provided capital that fully supports their immediate and longer-term growth.”

GE Capital, Corporate Finance provides asset-based, cash flow and structured loans and leases to mid-size and large U.S. businesses expanding in North America, Asia and Europe.

Also see: Monroe Credit Advisors Places $65MM in Credit Facilities for Bird Electric, Oct. 16, 2014.

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