CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) cit.com, a leading provider of financing to small businesses and middle market companies, today announced that CIT Healthcare served as Sole Lead Arranger in a $15.5 million senior secured credit facility to DeVilbiss Healthcare, a medical device company and a portfolio company of Vestar Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm specializing in middle market growth capital investments.
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