CIT Group’s healthcare finance group, part of the company’s commercial finance division, provided a $20 million senior secured credit facility for Protech Home Medical, a home medical equipment industry focused on end-to-end respiratory care.

Based in Cincinnati, Protech Home Medical provides clients with a broad range of in-home monitoring and disease management services, including end-to-end respiratory solutions for patients in the United States healthcare market. The credit facility will be used for general corporate purposes, acquisitions and ongoing business development.

“This senior credit facility with CIT is truly a momentous moment for Protech and I could not be prouder of the entire team for their continued hard work that led us to this very significant moment. With this new credit facility in place, we have added another tool in our toolbox that will further enable us to take the company through its next stage of growth with our key objectives in mind,” Greg Crawford, chairman and CEO of Protech, said.

“Protech Home Medical is recognized as a leader in the home medical equipment industry, particularly with regard to respiratory care,” William Douglass, managing director and group head for CIT’s Healthcare Finance business, said. “We were pleased to arrange the financing to support their continued operations and ongoing business development objectives.”

In connection with the financing, CIT is also providing a package of treasury management and capital markets services.

CIT’s healthcare finance unit, part of its commercial finance division, provides comprehensive financing and banking solutions to middle market healthcare companies across the U.S. By using a client-focused and industry-centric model, the healthcare finance team can tailor its products and services to help clients meet their needs for growth capital.

Protech Home Medical provides in-home monitoring and disease management services including end-to-end respiratory solutions for patients in the United States healthcare market.