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TCF Inventory Finance Eyes Growth in RV Sector

Posted By RVBusiness On January 20, 2012 @ 11:53 am In Breaking News | 1 Comment

Wayzata, Minn.-based TCF Inventory Finance Inc. (TCFIF), a subsidiary of TCF National Bank and an indirect subsidiary of TCF Financial Corp., today (Jan. 20) announced plans to further expand its floorplan finance offerings into the recreational vehicle industry within the U.S. and Canada.

According to a press release, since its 2008 founding TCFIF has gained significant market share in the electronics and appliances industry as well as the lawn and garden industry. In the powersports industry, TCFIF is the exclusive floorplan finance provider for Arctic Cat in Canada and, beginning Feb. 1, for Bombardier Recreational Products in both the U.S. and Canada. Although TCFIF is relatively new in the market, TCFIF said its executive leadership team averages over 20 years of inventory finance experience in all of these industries.

Last year, TCFIF entered the RV industry in the U. S. and Canada by becoming the preferred lender for Jayco Inc.’s three RV divisions (Jayco, Starcraft and Entegra Coach). With a strong presence at the recent National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., TCFIF took the opportunity to meet with several RV manufacturers and dealers. TCFIF will continue to initiate discussions with potential customers and secure repurchase agreements from major RV manufacturers.

“We are excited to begin developing more relationships within the RV industry,” said Ross Perrelli, president and CEO of TCFIF. “We are confident that we are the best choice for floorplan financing for RV manufacturers and dealers.”

For more information about TCFIF, visit www.tcfif.com.

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#1 Comment By Jim On January 20, 2012 @ 2:28 pm

This is a cautiously worded press release, in reality this company may or not be what dealers are expecting, when it comes to sign up with them. Dealers may not want to be ready to eject from GE until they are satisfied that this company is living up to what they state in releases like the above. They are ‘cherry picking’ right now.

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