GE Capital Agents $15 Million Term Loan Facility for BG Medicine, Inc.

BETHESDA, Md.--()--GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services announced today that it agented a $15 million multi-draw senior secured term loan facility to BG Medicine, Inc. The financing will help support commercialization efforts and provide additional growth capital.

BG Medicine, Inc. is a life sciences company based in Waltham, Massachusetts, that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel, biomarker-based diagnostics to improve patient outcomes and contain healthcare costs. The company, which recently launched the BGM Galectin-3TM test for use in patients with heart failure, also has products in development to aid in the diagnosis and management of acute atherothrombosis and lipid disorders.

”Having worked with GE Capital in the past, we consider them a trusted source of financing and value the industry knowledge of their life sciences team. They were able to structure a loan facility that was well-suited to provide the capital necessary to further our product development and commercialization plans,” said Michael W. Rogers, executive vice president and chief financial officer of BG Medicine.

“We understand the challenges facing healthcare companies and our goal is to provide a reliable source of essential financing to help smart companies like BG Medicine find opportunities for growth,” said Anthony Storino, senior managing director, GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services, Life Sciences.

About GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services

With in-depth industry knowledge and expertise, GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services has provided more than $60 billion in financing over ten years to companies in over 40 healthcare sectors including senior housing, hospitals, medical offices, outpatient services, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Our team of professionals creates business and financial solutions tailored to meet the individual needs of our customers. For more information, visit gecapital.com/healthcare.

GE Capital offers consumers and businesses around the globe an array of financial products and services. For more information, visit www.gecapital.com or follow company news via Twitter (@GECapital). GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. For more information, visit www.ge.com.

Contacts

GE Capital, Americas
Ned Reynolds, 203-229-5717
ned.reynolds@ge.com
or
GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services
Samia Magbie, 301-664-9859
samia.magbie@ge.com

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Contacts

GE Capital, Americas
Ned Reynolds, 203-229-5717
ned.reynolds@ge.com
or
GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services
Samia Magbie, 301-664-9859
samia.magbie@ge.com