GE Capital Direct is part of GE Capital UK. Operating at the very heart of UK business, GE Capital UK enables customers to efficiently and successfully run and manage their operations every day, providing finance to over 50,000 UK businesses in 2011.
As our customers seek new ways to finance their operations and grow in the current environment, they turn to GE Capital. In every major industry, GE Capital provides loans, operating leases, financing programmes, equipment leasing, and other services to support businesses here in the UK and around the world.
GE continually invests in its business and in innovative technology that can meet the needs of customers and society, particularly in the energy, transportation, healthcare, media and financial services sectors. GE Capital Direct customer deposits provide another source of funding for our commercial lending business in the UK.
Of course, GE Capital is only part of the story of General Electric Company, which traces its beginnings to Thomas A. Edison, the inventor of the electric light bulb. Now a diversified company serving customers in more than 100 countries, General Electric is "imagination at work", in everything from jet engines to power generation, financial services to water processing, and medical imaging to media content. GE is dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into leading products and services that help solve some of the world´s toughest problems. GE has had operations in the UK since the 1930s and GE Healthcare’s global headquarters are located in Amersham.