Headwaters advised Solutions 2 GO Inc, a Mississauga, ON-based distributor of entertainment products on the placement of a $175 Million Senior Credit Facility. Bank of America was the lead arranger and Royal Bank of Canada, BMO Financial Group, PNC and Comerica completed the syndicate.
Gabrielle Chevalier, Co-Founder & CEO of Solutions 2 GO, commented, “The Headwaters team delivered an outstanding effort in putting this deal together. They were instrumental in the development of our new lending relationships. Their capital markets savvy helped us position our company for the credit process and achieve our capital structure objectives.”
Grant Garbers, Managing Director at Headwaters MB, added, “The Solutions 2 GO team has built a tremendous business. Their deep industry knowledge and superior execution capabilities have made them an essential partner to the world’s most important video game entertainment companies and retailers.”
“Headwaters has a very active debt advisory practice, covering all debt products including large syndications, club deals, single lender transactions, structured financings and mezzanine debt placement,” said Phil Seefried, Founder & CEO of Headwaters MB. He continued, “The completion of the Solutions 2 GO transaction brings Headwaters’ total debt advisory volume to roughly $600 million over the past year and we have continued momentum in this service area.”
About Solutions 2 GO
Solutions 2 GO Inc., (S2G) based in Mississauga, Ontario, is the leading distributor of video game console hardware, software and accessories in Canada. The Company has established itself as the definitive leader in the Canadian video game distribution market through operational efficiency, strong relationships with manufacturers (Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft), publishers (Activision Blizzard, Disney, and EA) and retailers (Wal-Mart, Costco, Best Buy, and GameStop), and an aggressive pursuit of incremental revenue opportunities. S2G was founded by entrepreneurs Oliver Bock and Gabrielle Chevalier. For more information, please visit http://www.solutions2go.ca/.