GE Capital, the financial services unit of General Electric, offers commercial lending and leasing and a range of financial services for health care, media, communications, entertainment, real estate and aviation industry clients, the company states. The company also provides credit services to consumers in the Americas, Asia and Europe.
GE Capital's commercial products include equipment leasing and lending, fleet services, franchise financing, inventory finance and corporate financing, according to the GE Newsroom. The company's commercial activities also include mergers, acquisition and buyout financing; corporate finance restructuring; capital financing for health care clients; investment in energy markets; and financing for the commercial aviation and real estate sectors. Its consumer products include private-label credit cards and bank cards, installment loans and savings deposit accounts. GE Capital notes that most of its commercial loans are to mid-sized companies.
In 2014, GE Capital spun off its North American consumer finance division to a new company called Synchrony Financial, according to Wikipedia. Synchrony's products and services for businesses, health care providers and consumers include credit card and loyalty programs, Synchrony's website states. Synchrony's CareCredit allows health care providers to offer patient financing options.
GE Capital is a global company operating in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region.