TCF Inventory Finance, Inc. and American Boatbuilders Association, Inc. Enter into Financing Agreement

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments


TCF Inventory Finance, Inc. (“TCFIF”), a subsidiary of TCF National Bank
and an indirect subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (“TCF”) (TCB), today announced that it has entered into a multi-year financing
agreement with American Boatbuilders Association, Inc. (“ABA”). Under
the agreement, TCFIF will have the opportunity to provide wholesale
floorplan financing solutions to the 13 boat manufacturers that are
members of ABA.

“Beginning this relationship with ABA is another great step forward for
us in the marine industry,” said Ross Perrelli, President and Chief
Executive Officer of TCFIF. “We look forward to providing ABA members
with an excellent source of floorplan financing and outstanding customer

TCFIF continues to expand its presence in the marine industry and this
agreement with ABA is a further demonstration of TCFIF’s commitment to
marine manufacturers, distributors and dealers.

“We are very excited to work together with TCFIF,” stated Jay Patton,
President of ABA. “I believe that TCFIF shares our deep dedication to
the marine industry and a desire to see it continue to grow and regain
its former health.”

In addition to providing inventory financing, TCFIF provides the
convenience of a “one stop shop” for wholesale financing needs by also
offering equipment financing and commercial banking products and
services through TCF affiliated companies. Additionally, TCFIF recently
announced the launch of The Customer First Alliance, which consists of a
network of providers designed to offer a suite of cost-effective,
tailored business and personal advisory services in Accounting,
Insurance, Legal and Wealth Management to TCFIF customers. All Alliance
services will be provided by third-party service providers who are not
affiliated with TCFIF.

For marine manufacturer, distributor and dealer inquiries in the U.S.
and Canada, please contact Bob Bejesky, National Relationship Manager,
at (231) 944-5415/

About TCF Inventory Finance, Inc.
TCFIF is a premier
inventory finance company offering a full range of inventory financing
solutions to manufacturers, distributors and their dealers throughout
the United States and Canada in the lawn and garden industry, the
powersports industry, the recreation vehicle industry, the marine
products industry and the consumer electronics and appliances industry.
For more information about TCFIF, please visit

About TCF Financial Corporation
TCFIF is an indirect
subsidiary of TCF, a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding
company with $17.9 billion in total assets at June 30, 2012. The company
has over 430 branches in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Colorado,
Wisconsin, Indiana, Arizona and South Dakota, providing retail and
commercial banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also
conducts commercial leasing and equipment finance business and leverage
lending in all 50 states, commercial inventory finance business in the
U.S. and Canada, and indirect auto finance business in over 30 states.
For more information about TCF, please visit

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