Our history

Synchrony Timeline

Our name is new, but we trace our roots to 1932.

1932 through 1979

General Electric Capital Corporation established as a broad-based financial services provider.

Formed GE Capital Appliance Finance to finance sales for independent appliance and consumer electronics merchants.

Issued first plastic GE credit card.

Launched Lowe’s Credit Card.

1980 through 1999

2000 through 2009

Acquired CareCredit.

Launched Sport Finance program.

Dual Card patent issued July 5.

eService launches.

Launched Luxury Finance Program for Jewelry and Art.

Acquired Chevron® and Texaco® branded consumer credit card program.

2010 through 2015

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