LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- McGrath RentCorp (NASDAQ:MGRC) (the "Company"), a diversified business to business rental company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement for the issuance of $60 million of 3.84% unsecured senior notes. The debt has a seven-year life with a maturity in November 2022. Proceeds from the offering will be used to reduce the outstanding balance on the Company's revolving credit line. The senior notes have been issued pursuant to the Company's amended $200 million note purchase and private shelf agreement with Prudential Investment Management, Inc.

Dennis Kakures, President and CEO stated, "We are very pleased to have secured this financing. While we will initially experience an increase in the average interest rate on our outstanding debt, we will also have greater interest rate certainty for 2016 and future years."

About McGrath RentCorp

Founded in 1979, McGrath RentCorp is a diversified business-to-business rental company. The Company's Mobile Modular division rents and sells modular buildings to fulfill customers' temporary and permanent classroom and office space needs in California, Texas, Florida, and the Mid-Atlantic from Washington D.C. to Georgia. The Company's TRS-RenTelco division rents and sells electronic test equipment and is one of the leading rental providers of general purpose and communications test equipment in the Americas. The Company's Adler Tank Rentals subsidiary rents and sells containment solutions for hazardous and nonhazardous liquids and solids with operations today serving key markets throughout the United States. In 2008, the Company entered the portable storage container rental business under the trade name Mobile Modular Portable Storage. Today, the business is located in the key markets of California, Texas, Florida, Northern Illinois, New Jersey and most recently entered the North Carolina region. For more information on McGrath RentCorp and its operating units, please visit our websites:

Corporate – Tanks and Boxes –  Modular Buildings –  Portable Storage –  Electronic Test Equipment –  School Facilities Manufacturing –

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