Daily News: April 4, 2013

WFCF Canada Sole Lender to Facility for SAIL Outdoors


Wells Fargo Capital Finance announced it has acted as administrative agent and sole lender to a $60 million senior secured credit facility for SAIL Outdoors, which will use the financing for working capital and general corporate purposes.

“It is very exciting to work with a dynamic forefront leading retailer,” said Keith Vercauteren, senior managing director and division manager of the Retail Finance division at Wells Fargo Capital Finance. “The senior management team has been incredible to work with and we look forward to supporting SAIL on the growth strategy they are currently executing.”

“It is never easy to put a new credit facility in place, however, Wells Fargo did it with professionalism and a dedicated group of people, making the process so much more efficient and pleasant,” said Daniel Desmarais, CFO of SAIL Outdoors, Inc. “SAIL is very pleased to start a new relationship with Wells Fargo and its team.”

Laval, Quebec-based SAIL Outdoors is an outdoor sporting goods retailer offering the largest network of outdoor, camping, hunting and fishing stores in Eastern Canada.