Daily News: December 27, 2013

YTD Global Leverage Food, Beverage & Ag Loan Volume up 47%

In its December report on the food, beverage and agribusiness sectors, GE Capital notes in its Industry Research Update that its Americas business invested $13.2 billion across the value chain encompassing $7.0 billion in retail and restaurants, $2.9 billion in food and beverage manufacturers, $1.9 billion in agribusiness and $1.4 billion to wholesalers and distributors.

GE Capital also noted that global leveraged food, beverage and agribusiness loan volume in year-to-date through Q3/13 totaled $96.7 billion, a 47% increase year-over-year.

To read the GE Capital Industry Research Update click here.