Cooperative Association of
Tractor Dealers, Inc.
("CATD") is a captive funding company
owned by independent Caterpillar equipment dealers. CATD
manages the commercial paper program of Dealers
Capital Access Trust, Inc. ("DCAT"). CATD
has been in operation since 1981 and
is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
makes short-term working capital loans to the members of CATD and other entities who sell (or whose
wholly owned subsidiaries sell) equipment supplied by Caterpillar.
DCAT issues investment grade
commercial paper ("CP") and uses the
proceeds solely to fund its loan program. DCAT operates a "maturity
matched" program; all loans have the same maturity dates as the CP
issued to fund them.
All loans to CATD members and
other eligible borrowers are funded by DCAT. CATD has suspended
issuance of its own commercial paper.
more about CATD, DCAT and the DCAT commercial paper or loan
program, please browse this
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