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500 W. Monroe St., Ste. 1700
Chicago, IL 60661

P: (312) 697-3929
F: (312)441-6158
W: www.gecapital.com/en/


  • Chester R. Zara: Sr. Managing Director
  • John G. Martin : President
  • David M. Brackett : Senior Managing Director
  • Daniel B. Glickman : Senior Managing Director


Formerly known as Antares Capital Corporation, GE Antares Capital is a private equity investment arm of GE Capital. GECA specializes in leveraged buyouts, recapitalization, and restructuring finance capital to equity sponsors and companies in the middle market and provides access to proprietary transactions and emerging markets. The firm seeks to invest in all industries. It typically provides senior debt (cash-flow- and asset-based), junior capital (second-lien and mezzanine), structured equity, interest rate management, cross-border lending, and leasing. GECA provides:

  • Cash flow-based, senior secured funding and mezzanine funding that ranges from $20 million to $200 million.
  • Lending products such as revolving and term loans, CAPEX, acquisitions and DDTLs. 
  • Cross-border financing capabilities, which emphasize transactions in Western Europe.
  • Lending solutions in Europe. GEAC is developing other capabilities in Asia and Latin America.

GEAC is based in Chicago, Illinois and operates additional offices in United States and the United Kingdom.

Size of Loans

  • $15,000,000 plus

Available Financing

  • Import/Export Factoring
  • Mezzanine Financing

Recent Transactions

BorrowerIndustryAmount (M)QuarterYear
Tensar CorpProvider/Proprietary Products, Engineering Services175.022012
GCA Services GroupProvider/Janitorial, Facilities Management Services125.032010
EatemManufacturer/Food Flavor Systems37.012010
FCX Performance IncDistributor/Specialty Flow Control45.142008
Maaco Franchising IncFranchiser/Auto Body Repair, Painting79.542008
Pittsburgh Glass Works LLCSupplier/Auto Parts, Accessories200.042008
Growth Partners Industries LLCPrivate Equity Firm48.042007
Tharco Containers, IncManufacturer/Corrugated, foam, plastic packaging solutions145.032007
Chicago Growth Partner LPPrivate equity investment firm71.032007
Performance Bicycle, Inc.Operator/Mail order, retail bicycle company60.032007
Marshfield DoorSystems, Inc.Manufacturer/Commercial architectural wood door, door core51.022007
NEPTCO Inc.Manufacturer/Engineered materials101.022007
KNIA HoldingsAffiliate of Funds of Kolhberg & Co.80.0 £1542006
Totes Isotoner CorporationProvider/Weather-Related Accessories145.042006
Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd.Private Equity Sponsor38.032006
Century Park CapitalPrivate Equity Firm37.532006
Duni CorporationManufacturer/Food Service Supplies39.032006
Transportation Resource Partners, LPPrivate Equity Sponsor56.532006
Castle Harlan, Inc. & CHAMP Private EquityPrivate Equity Sponsors140.032006
The Hygenic Corp.Developer/Physical Therapy Products72.022006
Electrograph Systems, Inc.Distributor/Display Technology87.022006
Audax GroupPrivate Equity Group80.022006
Delta Educational SystemsProvider/Educational Services75.022006
Farley's & Sathers Candy Co.Manufacturer/Candy202.022006
Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc.Retailer/Golf Equipment65.022006
CR Brands, Inc.Distributor/Cleaning Products63.522006
Augusta Sportswear Group, Inc.Manufacturer/Athletic Apparel143.022006
Universal Tax SystemsDeveloper/Software Systems61.012006
Audax Group, Inc.Private Equity Investor50.012006