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Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $56 million senior credit facility to support the recapitalization of Nova Wildcat Amerock LLC (Amerock) by a private equity sponsor. Founded in... Read Story
November 13, 2018, 07:08 AM


Abacus Finance Group, LLC (Abacus), a New York-based direct lending company that provides cash-flow senior financing for private equity-sponsored, lower-middle market companies, announced that it served as Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for... Read Story
November 07, 2018, 08:00 AM


Global consulting firm AlixPartners announced that growth and transformation expert David Podolsky has joined the firm’s Private Equity & Investors practice as a Managing Director. He will be based out of AlixPartners’ Dallas office. Podolsky brings... Read Story
November 06, 2018, 07:02 AM


Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, announced that it has provided a $45 million credit facility to existing client New State Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in middle-market investments. Proceeds from the facility... Read Story
October 31, 2018, 07:30 AM


CEPRES released their latest analysis of the North American Buyout market revealing the changing dynamics in pricing multiples and value creation post-GFC (Global Financial Crisis). By analyzing the 4,485 North America Buyout deals since 2009... Read Story
October 29, 2018, 07:07 AM


As part of its Future of Alternatives initiative, Preqin predicts that the alternative assets industry – comprising private capital and hedge funds – will reach $14tn in assets under management by 2023. The industry currently holds $8.8tn in assets... Read Story
October 24, 2018, 08:00 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition and future growth of Vereco Inc. by a private equity sponsor. Founded in 2011 and headquartered... Read Story
October 17, 2018, 07:00 AM


Abacus Finance Group, LLC (Abacus), a New York-based direct lending company that provides cash-flow senior financing for private equity-sponsored, lower-middle market companies, announced that it served as Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for... Read Story
October 15, 2018, 07:00 AM


Following two quarters of lower private equity fundraising, Q3 activity has picked up, with 214 funds raising a total of $121 billion, Preqin reports. Analysts expect these  figures to rise by up to 10% as more information becomes available, but the... Read Story
October 05, 2018, 07:11 AM


Hyde Park Ventures, a private investment management company, announced the acquisition of 16 Five Guys franchises across New England making it the third largest Five Guys franchisee in the United States. In total, Hyde Park now owns 32 Five Guys... Read Story
September 19, 2018, 08:39 AM


Mason Wells announced that it has closed the acquisition of EastPoint Sports Ltd., LLC. EastPoint, a supplier of indoor and outdoor recreational sporting goods, was founded in 2009 by Mike Nally, a long-time industry veteran. The Company will be... Read Story
September 17, 2018, 07:05 AM


White Oak Global Advisors, LLC  announced the close of the White Oak Yield Spectrum Fund to outside investors. The Fund and other associated vehicles raised concurrently approximately $2.1 billion of total commitments, exceeding the $1.75 billion... Read Story
September 13, 2018, 08:01 AM


People's United Bank, N.A. a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., has bolstered its commercial banking capabilities with the formation of Franchise Finance, Technology/Private Equity Finance and Not-For-Profit Finance teams. Three senior... Read Story
August 30, 2018, 08:01 AM


A flood of private equity investment into the institutional middle market has pushed the share of highly leveraged deals in the sector to record highs, with more lenders negotiating "borrower-friendly" deals that include lower spreads, looser... Read Story
June 25, 2018, 08:00 AM


Golden Gate Capital, a private equity investment firm, announced that it has established a new operating company, PSEB Group. PSEB will be composed of two Golden Gate portfolio companies: Eddie Bauer, LLC, an authentic outdoor brand offering... Read Story
June 11, 2018, 07:15 AM


CIT Group Inc. announced that it added a senior leader to its Sponsor Finance team in its Commercial Finance division responsible for pursuing new growth opportunities for financing middle-market private equity sponsor owned businesses. Thomas M.... Read Story
June 06, 2018, 07:30 AM


GrowGeneration Corp., one of the largest specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening stores, announced that it has received $10 million from strategic investors, including a $7.5 million investment from Gotham Green Partners (GGP). GGP is a New... Read Story
May 10, 2018, 07:18 AM


BlackRock Inc. and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (TCP) announced a definitive agreement under which BlackRock will acquire TCP, a manager focused on middle market performing credit and special situation credit opportunities. The acquisition... Read Story
April 20, 2018, 07:13 AM


Private equity investment firm Veritas Capital and General Electric Co. announced an affiliate of Veritas has entered into a definitive agreement with GE to acquire the Enterprise Financial Management (Revenue-Cycle, Centricity Business), Ambulatory... Read Story
April 03, 2018, 08:01 AM


Record dry powder, a historically long economic expansion, tax reform and muted interest rates continue to drive record or near-record private equity (PE) buyout and exit activity, according to data analyzed by top 100 U.S. law firm Akerman LLP. The... Read Story
March 30, 2018, 07:24 AM


Private equity buyout funds are increasingly becoming involved in the information technology sector, particularly as some technology companies become larger and more mature, Preqin reported. Sixteen information technology-focused buyout funds closed... Read Story
March 15, 2018, 08:00 AM


Four attorneys known for their extensive transactional experience have joined Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, the law firm announced today. Roddy Bailey, Pat Murphy, Jimar Sanders and Nathan Hertzog focus on middle market transactions involving... Read Story
March 02, 2018, 07:15 AM


Stonegate Capital announced that it has hired Garett Figueroa as a Vice President in its Chicago office.   “At Stonegate we pride ourselves on bringing debt structuring sophistication to the lower middle market,” said Andrea Hedrick, Stonegate’s... Read Story
February 14, 2018, 07:10 AM


Capital One announced that Stephanie Perry has joined its Financial Sponsors Group for developing and maintaining relationships with private equity firms and originating and evaluating new lending opportunities, including first lien, second lien and... Read Story
February 06, 2018, 07:20 AM


Thomson Reuters announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with Blackstone. As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters will sell a 55% majority stake in its F&R business to private equity funds managed... Read Story
January 31, 2018, 07:45 AM


Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising lower middle market companies, announced the simultaneous first and final closings of Sentinel Capital Partners VI, L.P. at $2.15 billion and Sentinel Junior Capital I, L.P.... Read Story
January 26, 2018, 07:10 AM


Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced that Matthew Savino has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of U.S. Capital Markets within the Global Capital Markets team. Savino comes to Carlyle from BlackRock, Inc. where he... Read Story
December 20, 2017, 08:01 AM


Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced that Inoki Suarez has joined the firm as Managing Director for the firm’s Private Credit business within the Global Credit platform. Suarez joined last month and is based in New York.  In... Read Story
December 18, 2017, 08:00 AM


DLA Piper announced that Adam Ghander has joined the firm's Corporate practice as a partner in Boston. Ghander focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and early stage investment, securities, and corporate governance matters.... Read Story
December 12, 2017, 07:27 AM


Lending to U.S. private equity-owned companies hit a record high in November, with the bulk of the surge in new capital attributed to increased refinancing and repricing activity, according to Thomson Reuters LPC data. Refi and repricing deals... Read Story
December 05, 2017, 08:00 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Reapit Ltd. by private equity sponsor Accel-KKR LLC. Reapit is the largest CRM and Client... Read Story
November 16, 2017, 07:23 AM


Cortland Capital Market Services LLC, a global investment servicing company, announced that it has entered into an agreement under which it will be acquired by Alter Domus Group, a provider of fund administration and corporate services dedicated to... Read Story
November 16, 2017, 07:03 AM


After setting records in 2016, lower-middle-market (LMM) investors have taken a backseat in 2017, while upper middle market investors chase larger deals, according to PitchBook's 3Q US PE Middle Market Report.U.S. middle-market private equity... Read Story
November 15, 2017, 07:35 AM


Driven by robust Venture Capital (VC) funding, an increase in deal value, and strong performance by the Private Equity sector, investments in U.S. fintech companies nearly doubled during Q3 ’17 to $5 billion, up from $2.6 billion in Q2 ’17, according... Read Story
November 08, 2017, 07:27 AM


The Carlyle Group, the venerable private equity and alternative investment giant founded in 1987 in Washington D.C., announced that founders David Rubenstein and Bill Conway are stepping down as co-chief executive officers, effective January 1, 2018... Read Story
October 31, 2017, 07:35 AM


Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of a portfolio of iconic and world-renowned brands, including Juicy Couture, Jones New York and Aéropostale, announced that General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the... Read Story
October 31, 2017, 07:28 AM


LBC Credit Partners (LBC), a provider of financing solutions to middle market companies, provided a secured global term loan facility to support the acquisition of Hufcor, Inc. by OpenGate Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.LBC served... Read Story
October 17, 2017, 07:00 AM


iCapital Network, the financial technology platform democratizing alternative investments for high-net-worth (HNW) individuals and their advisors, announced it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the US Private Equity Access... Read Story
September 25, 2017, 07:11 AM


Waud Capital Partners, a Chicago, IL-based growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, has entered into a partnership with Vincent Bradley, a healthcare industry executive, to pursue investments in the multi-site healthcare industry.Waud... Read Story
September 22, 2017, 07:07 AM


PineBridge Investments announced that it will launch a new direct lending business, focusing primarily on U.S.-based middle market companies seeking capital for growth, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations. The company has hired... Read Story
August 29, 2017, 08:00 AM


Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it held a first and final closing of Gryphon Mezzanine Partners, L.P. at its cap of $100 million of aggregate commitments, excluding the GP commitment. The Fund was... Read Story
August 24, 2017, 07:13 AM


Abacus Finance Group, LLC (Abacus), a New York-based direct lending company that provides cash-flow senior financing for private equity-sponsored, lower-middle market companies, announced that it served as Administrative Agent and Sole Lead Arranger... Read Story
August 01, 2017, 07:05 AM


Data from the first six months of the 2017 show a strong deal appetite despite a highly complex and challenging M&A market and increasing intervention in deals by governments and regulators, according to a new report from EY. Analysts attribute the... Read Story
July 28, 2017, 07:50 AM


EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced today that private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill) has agreed to acquire all of The Carlyle Group's... Read Story
July 28, 2017, 07:00 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $31.5 million senior secured credit facility to support River Associates Investments’ and Premier Parking’s management team’s acquisition of Premier Parking.   NXT Capital acted as the Sole Lead Arranger... Read Story
July 27, 2017, 07:00 AM


WebMD Health Corp. and Internet Brands, a KKR portfolio company, announced that Internet Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WebMD in a transaction valued at approximately $2.8 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, a... Read Story
July 26, 2017, 02:30 PM


Optimism over the Trump Administration's ability to positively impact private equity's ability to raise new capital has fizzled since the President's inauguration, a new poll finds. According to ACG New York's Mid-Year Middle-Market Survey, 52... Read Story
July 26, 2017, 08:00 AM


The private equity-backed buyout deals market saw some signs of recovery in the second quarter of 2017, as 1,001 deals were announced worth an aggregate $83 billion, according to Preqin.  The research firm expects these figures to rise by around 5%... Read Story
July 11, 2017, 07:38 AM


Stellex Capital Management, a middle market private equity firm with offices in New York and London, announced the successful closing of its debut fund, Stellex Capital Partners LP, with aggregate commitments of $870 million, exceeding the Fund’s... Read Story
July 07, 2017, 07:00 AM


Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. announced a definitive agreement to merge enterprise software providers Syncsort Incorporated and Vision Solutions, Inc. as well as the simultaneous sale of a significant ownership position in the combined company to... Read Story
July 06, 2017, 07:51 AM


HC Technologies, LLC, a Chicago-based principal trading firm with offices in New York City and London, announced the launch of its private equity arm, HC Private Investments (“HCPI”).  HCPI will make investments in lower-middle market manufacturing... Read Story
June 22, 2017, 07:10 AM


Alpine Investors, a San Francisco based private equity firm specializing in high growth, founder-owned, lower middle market companies in software and business services, announced the final closing of its sixth fund, Alpine Investors VI, LP, at its... Read Story
June 19, 2017, 07:06 AM


Analysts with Generational Equity, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm for privately held businesses, are reporting an increasing demand for lower middle-market acquisitions by private equity firms.According to a survey by PitchBook, close to... Read Story
June 08, 2017, 07:12 AM


Kidd & Company, LLC, a family office investment firm focused on the middle market, together with McLarty Capital Partners, announced the recapitalization and merger of Advanced Distribution Solutions, Inc. (ADSI), Agile Network (Agile) and Pantechnik... Read Story
May 31, 2017, 07:01 AM


Citizens Bank announced that Citizens Commercial Banking has closed a new $450 million asset-based revolver to support a recapitalization of PRO Unlimited by Harvest Partners, a leading middle-market private equity firm, and Investcorp, a global... Read Story
May 10, 2017, 07:23 AM


Consensus Capital Holdings, a newly-formed Grand Rapids, Mich.-based private investment and management firm, has officially launched. Leveraging the investment experience of its managing partners, Michael Brom and Jason Byrd, the firm provides... Read Story
May 03, 2017, 07:16 AM


U.S. venture capital (VC) investment in fintech companies rose to $1.2 billion in Q1’17, driven by late-stage deals, which reached the highest activity since Q1’16, according to KPMG International’s Q1 2017 The Pulse of Fintech report. Non-VC fintech... Read Story
April 28, 2017, 07:45 AM


A Capital One survey of investors, capital providers and advisors found that 96 percent of respondents believe economic conditions are “better” or “the same” as last year, signaling widespread optimism and opportunities among professionals.Capital... Read Story
April 26, 2017, 07:43 AM


Private equity firm Energy Impact Partners (EIP) announced that it has established a credit group to support U.S.-based small and middle-market businesses, with a specific focus on energy impact-related investments. The group will primarily offer... Read Story
April 05, 2017, 07:12 AM


Growth Catalyst Partners, LLC announced its formation as a new middle market private equity firm. GCP’s founders are Jim TenBroek, former Managing Director at Wind Point Partners and Scott Peters, former Co-President of The Jordan, Edmiston Group... Read Story
April 04, 2017, 07:27 AM


Genstar Capital, a middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, software, industrial technology, and healthcare industries, announced the final closing of Genstar Capital Partners VIII with... Read Story
March 27, 2017, 07:01 AM


Oak Hill Capital Partners announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. from Sentinel Capital Partners. Operating under the Checkers and Rally's banners, the Company is one of the nation's... Read Story
March 24, 2017, 07:10 AM


Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, announced the first and final closings of Marlin Equity V, L.P. (Fund V), with $2.5 billion of capital commitments, and Marlin Heritage II, L.P. (Heritage II), with $750 million of capital commitments... Read Story
March 22, 2017, 07:50 AM


Private equity fund managers targeting the middle market are experiencing increased competition for deal opportunities, a new report from Prequin finds.According to Preqin’s Private Equity Fund Manager Outlook for the first half of 2017, robust... Read Story
February 27, 2017, 07:17 AM


Private equity fund managers targeting the middle market are experiencing increased competition for deal opportunities, a new report from Prequin finds.According to Preqin’s Private Equity Fund Manager Outlook for the first half of 2017, robust... Read Story
February 14, 2017, 07:00 AM


BC Partners, a leading international private equity firm, announced the creation of BC Partners Credit, a new credit platform. Ted Goldthorpe, former President of Apollo Investment Corporation and head of its U.S. Opportunistic platform, has been... Read Story
February 10, 2017, 08:14 AM


Monomoy Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on value investing and business improvement in the middle market, announced that Ashley Johansen has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations and Fundraising. Ms.... Read Story
February 10, 2017, 07:00 AM


Gamut Capital Management, L.P., a New York-based middle market private equity firm, announced it successfully closed Gamut Investment Fund I, L.P. at $1 billion, exceeding the Fund’s $750 million target.Gamut’s flexible investment strategy... Read Story
January 05, 2017, 07:40 AM


MB Business Capital recently provided a new senior credit facility to Beloit, Wisconsin-based PlayMonster, LLC, formerly known as Patch Products. PlayMonster is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of family entertainment products... Read Story
December 07, 2016, 07:43 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $21.5 million senior term loan to support the recapitalization and future acquisitions of All Holding Company, LLC (“AHC”) by private equity... Read Story
December 06, 2016, 07:39 AM


Solace Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on distressed-for-control and special situations investments in North America, announced the successful closing of its inaugural fund, Solace Capital Special Situations Fund, L.P. (the “Fund”) at... Read Story
December 06, 2016, 07:21 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has upsized the senior credit facility for Material Handling Services to $175 million to support the add-on acquisition of National Glass & Gate Service, Inc. Material Handling Services is a portfolio company of CI... Read Story
December 02, 2016, 07:36 AM


Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Patrick J. Dalton as Chief Executive Officer and elected him as a member of the Board of Directors, effective January 2, 2017.  Dalton will succeed Todd G. Owens, who will... Read Story
November 30, 2016, 07:48 AM


MB Business Capital, a division of MB Financial Bank, N.A., announced it recently provided a new $9.32 million senior credit facility to Air Waves, LLC. Air Waves is a leading provider of on demand garment printing and fulfillment services. Air Waves... Read Story
November 29, 2016, 07:44 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support private equity sponsor Tower Arch Capital’s recapitalization of Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc. (“CTSI”) in... Read Story
November 29, 2016, 07:35 AM


Align Capital Partners announced it completed, in partnership with management, an investment in Alliance Source Testing, LLC, a leading provider of source emissions (or stack) testing services to industrial facilities in the United States. Terms of... Read Story
November 28, 2016, 07:28 AM


According to a recent survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, U.S. merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is expected to remain steady in 2017, compared to deal levels of 2016. Of nearly 100 respondents to KPMG’s M&A Market Pulse survey... Read Story
November 23, 2016, 07:59 AM


Monroe Capital LLC was selected as the recipient of the 2016 Lender Firm of the Year Award by The M&A Advisor. Award winners were honored at the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala held in New York City on November 9.Monroe Capital provides... Read Story
November 22, 2016, 07:43 AM


Pamlico Capital, a leading lower middle market private equity firm focused on growth oriented businesses, announced the first and final close of Pamlico Capital IV (“PC IV”) at the hard cap with total commitments of $910 million. PC IV raised its... Read Story
November 21, 2016, 07:55 AM


Antares Capital announced it is serving as administrative agent and lead arranger of $35 million in senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of Nuspire Networks (“Nuspire”) by ABRY Partners.Based in Detroit, MI, Nuspire is a... Read Story
November 18, 2016, 07:36 AM


Antares Capital is serving as administrative agent and lead arranger on a $300 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Systems Maintenance Services (“SMS”) by Partners Group on behalf of its clients.Founded in 1981 and... Read Story
November 16, 2016, 08:01 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior term loan to support the continued growth of Hanna Andersson by a prestigious private equity sponsor.Founded in 1983 and based in Portland... Read Story
November 15, 2016, 07:33 AM


Getzler Henrich & Associates, one of the nation’s oldest turnaround firms, announced that David R. Campbell, Jr. has joined the firm to lead the Midwest region.  Campbell, who will be a managing director, will be based in the firm’s Chicago office at... Read Story
November 11, 2016, 07:40 AM


ParkerGale Capital, LP announced the close of its debut buyout fund. Exceeding its original target of $200 million, the fund closed at $240 million, with contributions from a balanced mix of family offices, pensions, managed accounts, endowments and... Read Story
November 10, 2016, 07:40 AM


The construction, consumer and retail, and healthcare industries were the most active in closing deals valued at $75 million or less in the third quarter of 2016, according to a new survey released by CMF Associates, private equity’s preferred... Read Story
November 08, 2016, 07:41 AM


TCF Capital Funding announced that it provided $17.5 million in secured financing to support HCI Equity Partners in its investment in The Delaney Hardware Co. (“Delaney” or the “Company”).Headquartered in Cumming, GA, and founded in 1992 by Michael... Read Story
November 07, 2016, 08:09 AM


Antares Capital is serving as administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Franklin Energy (“Franklin”) by Kohlberg & Company, LLC (“Kohlberg”).Headquartered in Port... Read Story
November 07, 2016, 07:54 AM


KPS Capital Partners anounced its portfolio company Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC has completed its second successful recapitalization.  Expera raised $335 million of financing, including a $50 million senior secured revolving credit facility and a... Read Story
November 04, 2016, 07:51 AM


Monroe Capital announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the recapitalization and future growth of CarePlus Medical Corporation by private equity sponsors, Fulcrum Equity... Read Story
November 02, 2016, 07:16 AM


CIT Group Inc. announced that CIT Retail Finance served as sole lead arranger for a $35 million senior secured credit facility to support the equity investment made by private equity sponsor, Goode Partners LLC, in the acquisition of Forman Mills... Read Story
November 01, 2016, 07:14 AM


PNC Riverarch Capital announced an investment in Five Star Food Service, Inc. (“Five Star”), a leading provider of on-site food and beverage solutions to employers and other commercial, institutional, and educational locations across the Southeastern... Read Story
October 28, 2016, 07:23 AM


As part of its continuing leadership transition plan, Otterbourg P.C. has named Daniel Fiorillo head of the firm’s restructuring practice group as of January 1, 2017. Jonathan Helfat, who successfully led the group for more than 25 years, will be... Read Story
October 27, 2016, 07:40 AM


LBC Credit Partners provided a secured mezzanine loan to PPHC Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Milestone Partners. The proceeds were used to support the acquisition of Fleetwood Metal Industries, Inc.Founded in 1955, PPHC is a market leader in... Read Story
October 27, 2016, 07:21 AM


Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, announced NB Private Debt Fund II LP (the "Fund") closed on $750 million of limited partner commitments. The Fund seeks to invest in the junior debt of private equity-backed... Read Story
October 21, 2016, 07:41 AM


Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm targeting entrepreneurial businesses poised for the next level of growth, announced the closing of Atlantic Street Capital III, LP ("Fund III") with $210 million of committed capital,  surpassing its... Read Story
October 19, 2016, 07:50 AM


Monroe Capital announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $32.5 million senior credit facility to support the equity investment made by private equity sponsor Goode Partners LLC in the acquisition of Forman... Read Story
October 18, 2016, 07:39 AM


Abacus Finance Group, LLC, a New York-based direct lending company that provides cash-flow senior financing for private equity-sponsored, lower-middle market companies, announced today that it served as administrative agent and sole lead arranger for... Read Story
October 18, 2016, 07:26 AM


Audax Group, a leading alternative asset management firm specializing in investments in North American middle market companies, announced the successful final close of Audax Senior Loan Fund III (“SLF III” or “the Fund”) at its hard cap of $500... Read Story
October 18, 2016, 07:03 AM


Churchill Asset Management announced that Leland Richards has joined the firm as a managing director. The appointment will be effective October 2016 and Richards will report to Senior Managing Director and Head of Origination and Capital Markets... Read Story
October 17, 2016, 07:58 AM


Citing a survey conducted by Harris Williams & Co, Bloomberg reports that mid-sized companies are becoming more open to selling themselves to private equity buyersBuyout firms were named as the preferred buyer by 38 percent more respondents than last... Read Story
October 14, 2016, 07:38 AM


TCF Capital Funding provided $7 million in secured financing in connection with an investment by Corridor Capital to support the expansion of Connecting Point Marketing Group, Inc.’s (“Connecting Point” or the “Company”) very successful Events... Read Story
October 10, 2016, 08:01 AM


Abacus Finance Group, LLC, a New York-based direct lending company that provides cash-flow senior financing for private equity-sponsored, lower-middle market companies, announced it served as administrative agent and sole lead arranger for a $21... Read Story
October 10, 2016, 07:53 AM


A survey of private equity executives at ACG's M&A East Conference (September 27-28) by CMF Associates, a leading provider of financial, operational, and human capital solutions to private equity, middle-market, and small cap public companies, found... Read Story
October 06, 2016, 07:36 AM


Monroe Capital announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of ProPharma Group by private equity sponsor, Linden Capital Partners. Founded in 2001 and based in... Read Story
October 06, 2016, 07:21 AM


Centerview Partners, a leading independent investment banking and advisory firm, announced that Sean Carmody has joined the firm's New York office as a Partner in the financial services practice.  Carmody was most recently the head of Financial... Read Story
October 05, 2016, 06:56 AM


Bibby Financial Services, Inc. (BFS) announces it is providing a $5.5 million asset-based lending (ABL) facility to Sprout, a developer, marketer and distributor of premium organic foods. The financing will allow the company additional cash liquidity... Read Story
October 04, 2016, 07:44 AM


Monroe Capital announced it acted as syndication agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Oldenburg Group Inc.’s (“Oldenburg”) Heavy Equipment Group by private equity sponsor, J.F. Lehman & Company. Based in... Read Story
October 04, 2016, 07:30 AM


Santander has hired Charles J. Arrigo II as Senior Vice President in its Asset-Based Lending (ABL) group. Arrigo is based in Santander’s Miami office and is responsible for originating and managing asset-based credit facilities. ABL is a key growth... Read Story
September 27, 2016, 07:46 AM


Golub Capital announced that as administrative agent, sole lead arranger and joint bookrunner, it provided a GOLD financing to support GI Partners' recapitalization of Daxko, LLC. GOLD financings are Golub Capital's One-Loan Debt facilities.... Read Story
September 26, 2016, 07:29 AM


MB Business Capital recently provided a new $18 million senior credit facility to Angola, Indiana-based AAA Sales & Engineering, Inc. (“AAASE”). AAASE provides high precision production machining services that can be found in almost all modes of... Read Story
September 21, 2016, 07:34 AM


Align Capital Partners, LP announced the first and final close of its inaugural private equity investment fund, Align Capital Partners Fund I, LP and Align Capital Partners Fund I-A, LP (collectively, “ACP I”). Align began fundraising in June 2016... Read Story
September 19, 2016, 07:36 AM


CIT Healthcare Finance served as lead arranger and administrative agent for a $242 million senior secured credit facility to Jordan Health Services, one of the largest providers of home healthcare and hospice services in Texas and Oklahoma, with a... Read Story
September 16, 2016, 08:03 AM


Heritage Global Inc., a leader in distressed and surplus corporate and financial asset valuations and transactions, announced that Marc Swirsky has been appointed to serve in a dual leadership capacity for two company divisions. Swirsky will serve as... Read Story
September 15, 2016, 07:29 AM


FocalPoint Partners, LLC, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced the addition of Stephen Wrobel, Director of Business Development, to source new business opportunities for the firm. Wrobel becomes the latest addition to FocalPoint's... Read Story
September 12, 2016, 07:31 AM


Golub Capital announced that as administrative agent, sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, it provided a GOLD financing and equity co-investment to Newfit, in conjunction with LNK Partners' investment in the business. GOLD financings are Golub... Read Story
September 09, 2016, 07:01 AM


Golden Gate Capital and Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. and all of its subsidiaries announced today that Golden Gate Capital has completed its acquisition of PacSun, which concluded its restructuring after completing all required actions and... Read Story
September 08, 2016, 07:33 AM


Golub Capital announced that as administrative agent, sole bookrunner and sole lead arranger, it provided a $66.5 million GOLD financing to CenterOak Partners to finance its acquisition of Wetzel's Pretzels, LLC ("Wetzel's Pretzels"). GOLD financings... Read Story
September 07, 2016, 07:20 AM


Castanea Partners announced Tom First has joined the firm as an Operating Partner focusing on opportunities in the branded food and beverage sector. “We are thrilled that Tom will be joining our team,” said Brian Knez, Managing Partner of Castanea.... Read Story
September 06, 2016, 07:28 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Asset Based Lending group, a leading provider of middle-market asset based finance solutions, announced it was sole lender for $20 million in senior credit facilities to Animart, LLC. Animart, LLC, a Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison... Read Story
August 31, 2016, 07:30 AM


A Reuters article notes higher company valuations and lenders wary of risky investments are pushing private equity firms to increase the size of equity contributions, or checks, for leveraged buyouts near historic highs in the face of fierce... Read Story
August 29, 2016, 08:02 AM


The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that four private equity fund advisers affiliated with Apollo Global Management have agreed to a $52.7 million settlement for misleading fund investors about fees and a loan agreement and failing to... Read Story
August 25, 2016, 07:43 AM


Antares Capital announced is serving as administrative agent and sole lead arranger on a $72 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Pathway Partners Vet Holding LLC (“Pathway”) by investment funds managed by Morgan... Read Story
August 25, 2016, 07:38 AM


PNC Bank, N.A. announced the closing of two credit packages totally $79.5 million for Rental Equipment Investment Company LLC (REIC), an equipment rental company based in Miami, Florida; and Total Plastics, Inc. (TPI), a leading distributor and... Read Story
August 24, 2016, 07:35 AM


Antares Capital announced it served as administrative agent, sole lead arranger and bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of SciQuest, Inc. by Accel-KKR.Based in Morrisville, NC, SciQuest, Inc., is a leading... Read Story
August 24, 2016, 07:11 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced an increase in the credit facility to Cal Net Technology Group (“Cal Net”) to support the acquisition of inhouseIT, Inc. (“inhouseIT”). Cal Net is a portfolio company of Boathouse Capital and Olympic Valley Capital.Cal... Read Story
August 11, 2016, 07:35 AM


Bridge Bank announced provided a $3 million venture term loan facility to Atlanta-based QASymphony, a leader in agile testing software. QASymphony will use the credit facility to help finance its ongoing growth strategy, including expansion into the... Read Story
August 11, 2016, 07:26 AM


Veritas Financial Partners announced the closing of an $8.5 million credit facility for Stainless Foundry & Engineering Inc. (“SFE”) to refinance their existing senior debt and provide additional capital for an opportunistic transaction set to close... Read Story
August 10, 2016, 07:28 AM


Comvest Partners announced that Brad Nii has joined the firm as a managing director in Comvest's direct lending group, Comvest Capital. Based in Los Angeles, Nii will be responsible for originating, structuring and managing debt investment... Read Story
August 05, 2016, 08:11 AM


Capital Southwest Corporation provided a $13 million term loan to refinance existing first lien debt of Amware Fulfillment, LLC ("Amware"), a portfolio company of Rotunda Capital Partners. The transaction closed on July 29, 2016. Capital Southwest is... Read Story
August 03, 2016, 07:50 AM


Prospect Capital Corporation announced that Prospect has invested $65 million in first lien senior secured floating rate debt issued by Universal Turbine Parts, LLC (“UTP”) in conjunction with the acquisition of UTP led by ICV Partners, a... Read Story
July 29, 2016, 07:43 AM


The Citco Group of Companies (“Citco”) announced that it has launched Citco Capital Solutions, a capital advisory service that will focus on arranging debt and equity capital for sponsors and investors in alternative investment vehicles. Citco... Read Story
July 26, 2016, 07:09 AM


Antares Capital announced it is serving as administrative agent, lead arranger, and sole bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support the platform investment in Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”) by HGGC, and the concurrent... Read Story
July 21, 2016, 07:03 AM


TCF Capital Funding (TCFCF) provided $14.5 million in secured financing to support Wincove Private Holdings, LP in its recapitalization of Hygrade Components (“Hygrade Components” or the “Company”).  Headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, Hygrade is a... Read Story
June 23, 2016, 07:48 AM


MB Business Capital recently provided an $8 million senior credit facility to Plano, Texas based WM Coffman Resources, LLC (“Coffman”). Coffman is the market leader in the residential stair parts industry within the United States. They are a one-stop... Read Story
June 22, 2016, 07:57 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $55 million term loan and asset based revolver to support the continued growth strategy of The Mitchell Gold Co. d/b/a Mitchell Gold + Bob... Read Story
June 21, 2016, 07:59 AM


TCF Capital Funding, a division of TCF National Bank, announced that it provided $12.75 million in secured financing to support Wincove Private Holdings, LP in its acquisition of Bluff Manufacturing (“Bluff” or the “Company”). Wincove partnered with... Read Story
June 20, 2016, 07:57 AM


Antares Capital announced it is serving as administrative agent and joint lead arranger on a $136 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Meadows Behavioral Healthcare (“The Meadows”) by Kohlberg & Company, LLC... Read Story
June 10, 2016, 07:58 AM


Bank of America Business Capital recently closed a $50 million revolving credit facility to Twin-Star International, Inc.  Proceeds from the loan were used to help finance the acquisition of the company by private equity sponsor, Z Capital Partners... Read Story
June 09, 2016, 08:01 AM


TCF Capital Funding, a division of TCF National Bank which is a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation, announced that it has promoted Nicholas O’Brien and Robert Joyce to Officer and that it has hired Andrew Hendricks as Senior Associate.O’Brien... Read Story
June 07, 2016, 07:48 AM


CSG Investments, Inc., a global buy-and-hold institution headquartered in Dallas, TX, announced a $360 million debt refinancing facility for Texas-based Panda Power Funds, with funding provided by Beal Bank."Beal Bank was the lender for a senior loan... Read Story
June 06, 2016, 07:35 AM


Ares Capital Corporation is serving as the administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner for a $1.075 billion unitranche credit facility in support of the acquisition of Qlik Technologies, Inc. by Thoma Bravo, a leading private... Read Story
June 03, 2016, 08:08 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has upsized its existing senior credit facility for Material Handling Services to $153 million to cover add-on acquisitions. Material Handling Services is a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners.  NXT Capital acted as... Read Story
June 02, 2016, 07:59 AM


Building on an existing relationship with Diversis Capital, a private equity group based in Santa Monica, CA, Gibraltar Business Capital set up a creative working capital  financing facility for a Diversis portfolio company, Martin Archery. Martin... Read Story
June 02, 2016, 07:30 AM


Manufacturing was the most active industry for closing deals valued at $75 million or less in the first quarter of 2016, according to a new survey released by CMF Associates, private equity’s preferred operating partner for finance and financial... Read Story
June 01, 2016, 07:51 AM


Patterson Medical, a leading distributor of rehabilitation, sports medicine and assistive patient products, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Performance Health, a leading manufacturer and supplier of consumer branded health, wellness and... Read Story
June 01, 2016, 07:18 AM


MB Business Capital recently provided a new $5.7 million  senior credit facility to Sparks, Nevada based Via, Inc. Via is a designer and manufacturer of branded, ergonomically advanced office chairs. The company was founded in 1987 with a focus on... Read Story
May 26, 2016, 07:58 AM


PNC Bank announced the addition of Blake Kenny, senior vice president with the senior secured financing team in the Midwest. Based in Troy, MI, Kenny will be responsible for business development and loan origination sourced from middle-market... Read Story
May 25, 2016, 07:54 AM


CIT Group Inc. announced that CIT Healthcare Finance served as joint lead arranger and syndication agent for a $65 million senior secured credit facility to Blue Wolf Capital Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in responsibly... Read Story
May 20, 2016, 07:44 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided financing to support Regent Holding Company’s acquisition of Illume through an amendment and expansion of Regent’s existing senior secured credit facility. NXT provided the original senior secured credit... Read Story
May 19, 2016, 07:54 AM


Monroe Capital announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Southern Air & Heat by private equity sponsor, MSouth Equity Partners.Based in the Southeast... Read Story
May 19, 2016, 07:33 AM


TCF Capital Funding, a division of TCF National Bank, announced the hiring of Andrew Barnes as Vice President. “We are very excited to have Andrew join our team,” said Joe Gaffigan, TCF Capital Funding’s President. Andrew brings an extensive lending... Read Story
May 18, 2016, 07:54 AM


Leading commercial cleaning and outsourced facility maintenance company, Capital Contractors, Inc. recently closed on a $5 million financing facility from its current majority owner, an affiliate of Palladium Equity Partners, LLC. Founded in 1932... Read Story
May 18, 2016, 07:04 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $20.3 million senior credit facility to support the acquisition of a business services company by private equity sponsor, Source Capital... Read Story
May 17, 2016, 07:53 AM


Renovo Financial, a Chicago-based private lender that assists real estate investors who acquire, renovate and manage residential properties, announced it has closed an incremental $25 million commitment from Victory Park Capital (VPC), an investment... Read Story
May 17, 2016, 07:38 AM


Capital One served as administrative agent and lead bookrunner for a $65 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of National Home Health Care Corporation by Blue Wolf Capital.  National Home Health Care (NHHC) is... Read Story
May 17, 2016, 07:23 AM


Siena Lending Group announced the completion of a three-year $7.0 million senior secured credit facility to New Dalton Corporation. The facility will be used to finance Speyside Equity’s (majority owner) and Beckner Clevy Partners stock acquisition... Read Story
May 10, 2016, 07:59 AM


Monroe Capital completed the successful optional redemption of 100% of the Notes for MC Funding 2006-1, a middle market CLO that closed on December 21, 2006.  The $409.5 million-middle market CLO, managed by Monroe Capital Management LLC, generated a... Read Story
May 05, 2016, 07:37 AM


Fifth Third Bancorp announced that William Tyson has been hired to become co-head of Fifth Third Capital Markets, reporting to Lars Anderson, executive vice president and chief operating officer.In addition to teaming with Bob Marcus on the overall... Read Story
May 04, 2016, 07:59 AM


PNC Riverarch Capital announced the recapitalization of Feeders Supply Company, LLC, a leading specialty retailer of pet food and supplies headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. The transaction also included a significant re-investment by President... Read Story
May 04, 2016, 07:53 AM


LBC Credit Partners provided $40.0 million senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of SourceLink Acquisition LLC (“SourceLink” or the “Company”) by an affiliate of Aterian Investment Partners (“Aterian”). LBC Credit Partners... Read Story
May 03, 2016, 08:08 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior secured credit facility to support the refinancing of Solterra Recycling Solutions, a portfolio company of Roark Capital.Based in Ewing... Read Story
May 03, 2016, 07:48 AM


Antares Capital announced it is serving as administrative agent, lead arranger and bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of SambaSafety by ABRY Partners. Headquartered in Albuquerque, NM, SambaSafety provides... Read Story
May 02, 2016, 07:43 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior term loan to support the acquisition of Twin-Star International, Inc. (“Twin-Star”) by private equity sponsor, Z Capital Partners... Read Story
April 27, 2016, 08:11 AM


Oxford Finance announced the closing of a senior credit facility with Diversis Capital, LLC, a private equity firm focused on acquiring and growing small- and middle-market companies. Oxford was the sole lender and administrative agent for this... Read Story
April 26, 2016, 07:47 AM


Gross & Janes Co. (G&J) has completed a recapitalization, including an asset-based revolving credit facility from Siena Lending Group LLC and a term loan provided by CapX Partners.  FocalPoint acted as exclusive financial advisor to G&J.Headquartered... Read Story
April 20, 2016, 07:58 AM


Monroe Capital announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on a $63 million senior credit facility to support an investment in Familia Dental Group Holdings, LLC (“Familia”) by private equity sponsor, The Halifax... Read Story
April 19, 2016, 07:57 AM


Antares Capital is serving as administrative agent and lead arranger on a $224 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of TK Enterprises (“TKE”) by The Jordan Company.Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, TX, TKE is a... Read Story
April 06, 2016, 07:56 AM


Antares Capital is serving as administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Momentum Textiles by The Riverside Company.Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Momentum Textiles... Read Story
April 05, 2016, 07:49 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on a $42.5 million senior credit facility to support the acquisition and future growth initiatives of Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists, Inc. (“Alloy”) by private... Read Story
March 29, 2016, 07:58 AM


PNC Bank, N.A. announced the addition of three experienced bankers to the senior secured financing team: Eugene Leary, senior vice president; James Clifton, senior vice president; and Nathan Love, vice president. All will be responsible for business... Read Story
March 29, 2016, 07:54 AM


Drybar Holdings LLC, a leading blow dry-only concept, announced the placement of $40.9 million in credit facilities to fund continued growth and working capital for its salon and products businesses, as well as to retire existing debt.As... Read Story
March 29, 2016, 07:24 AM


Hastings Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle-market energy services and equipment companies, is excited to announce its fifth Fund III platform investment in Cactus Fuel, LLC. PNC Financial Services provided... Read Story
March 29, 2016, 07:18 AM


ORIX USA, a diversified financial services company, announced the formation of IX Capital Partners, a new investment initiative of its majority-owned subsidiary, Mariner Investment Group LLC (Mariner). IX Capital Partners – Private Equity is seeking... Read Story
March 23, 2016, 07:07 AM


Blue Harvest Fisheries announced the acquisition of seven Massachusetts-based scallop vessels and related shoreside assets from Harbor Blue Seafood, Inc. and related affiliates (“HBS” or “Harbor Blue”). Blue Harvest now owns 15 scallop vessels and... Read Story
March 21, 2016, 07:46 AM


TCF Capital Funding, a division of TCF National Bank which is a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation, announced that it provided a senior debt facility to support Glencoe Capital in recapitalizing Clearbrook Farms.Clearbrook Farms, based out of... Read Story
March 17, 2016, 08:12 AM


Liberty Hall Capital Partners announced the acquisition of Bromford Industries, a leading supplier of complex, close tolerance engine components, fabrications and assemblies and landing gear components for the global aerospace and power generation... Read Story
March 17, 2016, 07:54 AM


H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with €18 billion of equity capital under management, announced the appointment of Giuseppe Mirante as Managing Director of Bayside Capital, the distressed debt and special situations... Read Story
March 11, 2016, 07:19 AM


TCF Capital Funding (TCFCF), a division of TCF National Bank which is a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation announced that it provided a $24.5 million facility to support Mangrove Equity Partners in the merger of Computer Aided Technology, LLC... Read Story
March 10, 2016, 07:56 AM


Oxford Finance, a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, announced the closing of a $27 million term loan to Cascade Capital Group, LLC. These funds were used to purchase three skilled... Read Story
March 09, 2016, 07:47 AM


Vance Street Capital LLC, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has acquired A&E Medical Corporation, a leading medical device OEM designer and contract manufacturer primarily focused on single-use products used in cardiovascular procedures. This... Read Story
February 26, 2016, 07:28 AM


Antares Capital announced that it has hired Vivek Mathew as managing director, head of Structured Products. Mathew will join Antares in the second quarter of 2016.“We’re excited to have Vivek join us as we look to diversify our capital structure and... Read Story
February 25, 2016, 08:17 AM


Sheridan Capital Partners, a Chicago-based lower middle-market private equity firm, announced an equity investment into Europa Sports Products (“Europa”), a Charlotte-based wholesale distributor of sports and fitness supplements. Sheridan will merge... Read Story
February 25, 2016, 07:54 AM


TCF Capital Funding (TCFCF), a division of TCF National Bank which is a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation, announced that it increased its existing credit facilities to support  Innovative Office Products (“IOP”), a portfolio company owned by... Read Story
February 19, 2016, 08:06 AM


New Canaan Funding, a long-term mezzanine financing partner to the private equity community, announced that Dennis Robleski has joined the firm as a partner.  Robleski brings over 30 years of experience in middle-market leveraged capital and in... Read Story
February 19, 2016, 07:48 AM


Victory Park Capital (VPC), an investment firm focused on private middle market debt and equity investments, announced Upacala Mapatuna has joined as chief investment officer. Upacala will bring more than 20 years of financial industry experience and... Read Story
February 17, 2016, 07:51 AM


The PrivateBank has provided both debtor-in-possession financing and $20 million in senior secured exit financing to Cardiac Science Corp. Cardiac Science is a global leader in the manufacturing and marketing of automated external defibrillators... Read Story
February 17, 2016, 07:46 AM


Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed fundraising for Thoma Bravo Discover Fund (“Discover”). The fund – which will focus on lower middle-market software investments – closed with $1.074 billion of commitments... Read Story
February 16, 2016, 07:39 AM


CIT Group announced that CIT Healthcare Finance served as lead arranger for a $190 million senior secured credit facility to help finance the combination of Vertical/Trigen Holdings, LLC (Vertical/Trigen) with Osmotica Holdings Corp Limited... Read Story
February 12, 2016, 07:28 AM


Antares Capital announced it is serving as administrative agent and lead arranger on a $145 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of AIM Aerospace by Liberty Hall Capital Partners. Headquartered in Renton, WA and founded... Read Story
February 08, 2016, 08:03 AM


PNC Bank, N.A., announced the following appointments to its senior secured lending teams in the Western and Midwest regions: Ankur Gupta in San Francisco and Michael Bishop in Grand Rapids, MI.Based in San Francisco, Ankur Gupta has been appointed... Read Story
February 02, 2016, 07:48 AM


Antares Capital announced the recent appointment of Melina Higgins as independent board chairman, and the election of two new independent board members, Mark Furlong and Diane Nordin, to the Antares Midco, Inc. board of directors.    “Our new board... Read Story
February 02, 2016, 07:24 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $50.5 million senior secured credit facility to support Tenex Capital Management’s acquisition of Ohio Medical Corporation.   NXT Capital acted as the sole lead arranger, administrative agent, and sole... Read Story
February 01, 2016, 08:06 AM


Wynnchurch Capital, a $2.3 billion middle market-private equity firm, today announced the formation of Wynnchurch Industries, LLC, a new platform company which has been established to invest in industrial materials companies. The new platform will be... Read Story
January 19, 2016, 07:53 AM


MB Business Capital, a division of MB Financial Bank, N.A., announced it recently provided a new $22.2 million senior credit facility to Houston, Texas based T&L Distributing, LTD. T&L is one of the largest flooring distributors in the nation, with... Read Story
January 14, 2016, 07:58 AM


Nautic Partners, LLC (“Nautic”), a leading middle-market private equity firm that focuses on investments in the healthcare, industrial products, and outsourced services sectors, has successfully completed its fund raising for Nautic Partners VIII... Read Story
January 11, 2016, 07:17 AM


Insignia Capital Partners LP has closed its debut oversubscribed fund at $358 million. The fund’s limited partners include endowments, public pensions, consultants, insurance companies, family officers and fund of funds. The pool will target North... Read Story
January 08, 2016, 07:15 AM


Antares Capital LP and Antares Holdings LP (collectively, “Antares”) and LStar Capital (“LStar”), the credit affiliate of Lone Star Funds announced that they will jointly provide access to unitranche loans for middle market borrowers through the... Read Story
January 07, 2016, 07:26 AM


CI Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, announced the closing of its third fund, CI Capital Investors III, L.P. (the "Fund" or "Fund III"). Fund III was in the market for less than three months and closed at the Fund's target... Read Story
January 04, 2016, 07:59 AM


Franklin Square Capital Partners announced the origination of a new senior secured loan to Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC (PGW), a leading North American manufacturer, supplier and distributor of automotive glass products. Franklin Square and GSO... Read Story
December 23, 2015, 07:52 AM


Monroe Capital LLC acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on a $25.1 million senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Complete Nutrition, Inc. by private equity sponsor, Dominus Capital, L.P.Based in Omaha, Nebraska and... Read Story
December 22, 2015, 08:13 AM


CIT Healthcare Finance served as joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and administrative agent for a $118 million senior secured credit facility for Wellspring Capital Management, LLC, a leading middle-market private equity firm. The financing... Read Story
December 22, 2015, 07:29 AM


Antares Capital announced it is serving as lead arranger and administrative agent on a $183.5 million unitranche credit facility in support of the acquisition of Direct Travel by ABRY Partners.Direct Travel, headquartered in Denver, CO, is a provider... Read Story
December 16, 2015, 07:51 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $40 million senior credit facility to fund Swander Pace Capital’s acquisition of Captek Softgel International, Inc. NXT Capital was the lead arranger, administrative agent and sole bookrunner for this... Read Story
December 15, 2015, 08:19 AM


Now deep into the holiday season, some observers are cautiously optimistic towards the outlook for the retail sector, while others are outright skeptical. At the same time, the private equity community remains interested in retail, believing that the... Read Story
December 15, 2015, 07:49 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on a $31.4 million unitranche credit facility to support the recapitalization of Worldwise, Inc. and ongoing innovation and product development, as well as future... Read Story
December 03, 2015, 07:56 AM


SierraConstellation Partners, an interim management and advisory firm to middle-market companies in transition, announced Drew McManigle has joined the firm as a managing director. McManigle has more than 25 years of experience in operational... Read Story
December 03, 2015, 07:47 AM


Audax Group (“Audax”), a leading alternative asset management firm specializing in investments in North American middle market companies, announced the successful final close of Audax Private Equity Fund V at its hard cap of $2.25 billion of... Read Story
November 18, 2015, 07:27 AM


Ares Capital Corporation is providing additional details on its financing commitments closed during the third quarter of 2015. Financing commitments made by Ares Capital in the third quarter totaled over $1.5 billion.“In the third quarter, we... Read Story
November 09, 2015, 10:02 AM


Antares Capital and American Capital, Ltd. announced they were co-lead arrangers of a $170 million unitranche facility to support the acquisition of Kele, Inc. by Snow Phipps Group, LLC.  Antares Capital acted as agent.  Kele is an independent... Read Story
November 09, 2015, 07:52 AM


NXT Capital and MidCap Financial announced they have provided an $85 million senior secured credit facility to support Freeman Spogli & Co.’s investment in Regent Holding Company, LLC. NXT Capital and MidCap Financial were joint lead arrangers and... Read Story
November 06, 2015, 08:00 AM


CIT Group Inc. served as Joint Lead Arranger in a senior secured credit facility to support Audax Group, an alternative asset management firm specializing in investments in middle market companies, in its acquisition of Techniks Industries, a leading... Read Story
October 27, 2015, 08:36 AM


PNC Bank, N.A., announced the appointment of David Mengel, executive vice president, to head up the technology finance team based in San Francisco. With 30 years of banking experience, Mengel will relocate to oversee PNC’s accelerated build out of... Read Story
October 20, 2015, 07:56 AM


Comvest Partners, a private investment firm that provides equity and debt capital to middle-market companies across North America, announced the final close of its fifth private equity fund, Comvest Investment Partners V ("the Fund"), with $893... Read Story
October 15, 2015, 07:26 AM


Fifth Street Asset Management announced today that its affiliate, Fifth Street Management LLC, served as lead arranger and administrative agent for a $130 million one-stop financing facility in support of Webster Capital portfolio company, Behavior... Read Story
October 15, 2015, 07:13 AM


H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a leading global private equity investment firm with $19 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that its affiliate, along with Split Rock Partners, has closed the acquisition of HelpSystems... Read Story
October 13, 2015, 07:42 AM


As Gibraltar Business Capital extends its niche lending capabilities to meet greater demand for capital in the private equity group market, the firm welcomes two new members to its team: Alex Friedman and Dan McCallum. The addition to Gibraltar's... Read Story
October 05, 2015, 07:36 AM


Wellfleet Credit Partners announced the closing of a $360.0 million collateralized loan obligation (“CLO”), referred to as “Wellfleet CLO 2015-1.” Wellfleet CLO 2015-1 represents the debut CLO issuance for Wellfleet, the performing credit business of... Read Story
September 25, 2015, 07:18 AM


Graycliff Partners, an independent investment firm focusing on middle-market private equity and mezzanine investments, today announced it has provided subordinated debt financing to Stone Source, a supplier of natural stone and other decorative... Read Story
September 24, 2015, 07:26 AM


TCF Capital Funding (TCFCF), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank (“TCF Bank”), announced that it provided secured financing to support the acquisition of Lone Star Distribution LLC (Lone Star or the... Read Story
September 21, 2015, 07:51 AM


Bregal Partners, a family-backed investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies in the middle market, announced that Charles Yoon will join the firm as managing partner. Yoon will continue to focus on investing in growth-oriented... Read Story
September 21, 2015, 07:13 AM


NewStar Financial announced it has agreed to acquire Feingold O'Keeffe Capital, LLC d/b/a FOC Partners ("FOC"), a private alternative asset management firm based in Boston, Massachusetts.  The acquisition will add approximately $2.3 billion to... Read Story
September 17, 2015, 07:44 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $12 million senior credit facility to support the recapitalization and growth of Saladworks, LLC by private equity sponsor, Centre Lane Partners... Read Story
September 16, 2015, 08:10 AM


Bridge Bank announced it has launched a new banking group -- Equity Fund Resources -- which will serve as a centralized resource to Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity (PE) investment funds, their partners and portfolio companies. The new group... Read Story
September 09, 2015, 07:36 AM


Reuters reported gun maker Colt Defense and its creditors are close to a deal on a plan to bring the company out of bankruptcy, but if it fails, the business will go on the auction block next month, a company lawyer told a judge on Thursday.According... Read Story
September 04, 2015, 07:38 AM


Co-founders William L. Willhite (Bill) and James G. Wilmsen (Jamie) announced the formal launch of WILsquare Capital, a private equity firm formed to address the unique capital needs and growth opportunities of Midwestern and Southern businesses in... Read Story
August 12, 2015, 07:59 AM


Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm that focuses on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, software, industrial technology, and healthcare industries, announced that it has completed fundraising for... Read Story
August 11, 2015, 07:26 AM


Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) continues to strengthen its Private Equity Performance Improvement Group with the additions of Senior Directors Andrew Bronstein based in Philadelphia, Mike Darland based in Boston, Klaus Weisenberger based in San Francisco... Read Story
June 26, 2015, 07:11 AM


Reuters reported that General Electric is prioritizing the sale of businesses that provide lending to U.S. and European private equity firms, and to healthcare-related businesses, GE Capital's top executive said on Wednesday.Reuters reported that... Read Story
May 28, 2015, 08:03 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was administrative agent and joint lead arranger for the first lien credit facilities to DiversiTech Corporation, a Jordan Company... Read Story
May 28, 2015, 07:33 AM


Monomoy Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on value investing and business improvement in the middle market, announced that David Robbins has joined the firm as a Managing Director and the Head of Credit Strategies. Robbins will lead... Read Story
May 12, 2015, 07:22 AM


Wells Fargo Capital Finance acted as joint lead arranger and administrative agent on a $130 million senior secured credit facility for Clearlake Capital Group’s new and existing software portfolio companies. Upon closing, the financing supported... Read Story
April 01, 2015, 07:49 AM


A rising economy and the increased availability of financing continue to give middle market company founders, and their private equity partners, reason to sell their companies and take advantage of high exit multiples. Lenders and banks are eager to... Read Story
March 24, 2015, 07:26 AM


MidCap Financial, a leading specialty finance firm focused on the middle market in North America and Europe, announced  it recently closed a transaction with Monarch Senior Living to acquire an existing medical office building in La Jolla, CA and... Read Story
March 12, 2015, 07:21 AM


GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, announced today it is serving as administrative agent on a $60 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Tidel Engineering, L.P. by an affiliate of Graham Partners. GE Capital Markets... Read Story
March 06, 2015, 07:46 AM


Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm investing in financial services,has signed a definitive agreement to become the majority investor in Engs Commercial Finance, a vendor-based commercial lender that provides lease and... Read Story
February 11, 2015, 07:17 AM


Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (“DCF”) acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Ruprecht Company in its sale to Hosen Capital Ltd., a private equity group based in Beijing, China.  Hosen Capital acquired Ruprecht from its New Hope Investment Fund... Read Story
January 23, 2015, 07:29 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $96 million senior secured credit facility to support the refinancing of BlackHawk Industrial, a portfolio company of Brazos Private Equity Partners. The transaction also included BlackHawk Industrial’s... Read Story
January 20, 2015, 07:53 AM


GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, announced today it closed more than 200 senior loan transactions with corporate borrowers across 88 private equity firms, including 62 new platforms, totaling more than $27 billion in financing in 2014, making it the... Read Story
January 12, 2015, 08:05 AM


Fifth Street Asset Management announced its affiliates, including Fifth Street Finance Corp. and Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp., have co-invested in a $175 million one-stop financing facility in connection with the refinancing of Ameritox... Read Story
January 08, 2015, 07:25 AM


Abacus Finance Group, LLC, a New York-based direct lending company that provides cash-flow financing for private equity-sponsored, lower-middle market companies, announced it served as joint lead arranger with Webster Bank for $29.5 million in senior... Read Story
December 23, 2014, 07:56 AM


CIT Group Inc. served as joint lead arranger in a $243 million senior secured credit facility for GI Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, to acquire Kellermeyer Bergensons Services (KBS), a leading national provider of contract... Read Story
December 19, 2014, 07:53 AM


Bank of the West announced Matthew Weidle has been promoted to director and market manager in the bank's Commercial Banking Group, focused on private and public businesses in Illinois and the Midwest. In his new role, Weidle will lead strategy for a... Read Story
December 19, 2014, 07:23 AM


Pamlico Capital, a private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented companies, announced it has named Stuart M. Christhilf, IV and Eric J. Wilkins as partners of the firm. "We are very proud to welcome Stuart and Eric as Partners of our... Read Story
December 19, 2014, 07:13 AM


Victory Park Capital, an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments, announced it has provided a credit facility to help finance the acquisition of Saran Industries, LP by Titan Equity Partners, LLC. Saran provides... Read Story
December 18, 2014, 07:37 AM


Marquette Business Credit, Inc. recently provided a $5 million credit facility to finance Texas Contract Manufacturing Group's ("TCMG") acquisition and consolidation of two high-end, specialty contract manufacturers in Texas and Nevada. TCMG is a... Read Story
December 17, 2014, 07:19 AM


Siena Lending Group LLC announces the completion of a three-year $25 million asset-based revolving credit facility for Universal Lubricants, LLC, a portfolio company of Pegasus Capital Advisors. Universal Lubricants, LLC will utilize the facility to... Read Story
December 15, 2014, 09:03 AM


Bank of America Business Capital has provided $21.4 million in senior secured credit facilities for Pro-Pet, LLC, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital. Proceeds will be used to refinance existing indebtedness and warrants, pay fees and expenses... Read Story
December 15, 2014, 08:19 AM


Levine Leichtman Capital Partners ("LLCP"), a private equity firm headquartered in Los Angeles, has recently announced a completed recapitalization for Lawn Doctor, Inc., a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners SBIC Fund. The... Read Story
December 15, 2014, 07:27 AM


GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, announced it is serving as administrative agent on the $1.005 billion first lien portion of a $1.3 billion senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Packaging Dynamics Corporation by NOVOLEX, a Wind Point... Read Story
December 11, 2014, 07:39 AM


Monroe Credit Advisors placed a $23 million senior secured credit facility for Skyline Windows, LLC, a Merit Capital Partners portfolio company. Skyline is a leading manufacturer and installer of high quality aluminum windows and window systems... Read Story
December 10, 2014, 08:00 AM


Abacus Finance Group, LLC, a New York-based direct lending company that provides cash-flow senior financing for private equity-sponsored, lower-middle market companies announced that it served as administrative agent and sole lead arranger for $70... Read Story
December 10, 2014, 07:32 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and is administrative agent for senior credit facilities to Allied 100, a Ridgemont... Read Story
December 05, 2014, 07:19 AM


GE Capital’s Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) financing business announced that it served as administrative agent on a $310 million senior secured credit facility to support Vista Equity Partners’ acquisition of compliance and ethics software... Read Story
December 04, 2014, 07:19 AM


As Bank of the West approaches its two-year anniversary in Chicago, it announced that Phil Kain, a well-respected specialist in the development of leveraged finance loans for middle-market private equity sponsors, joins Bank of the West as director... Read Story
December 02, 2014, 07:56 AM


Swander Pace Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in investments in consumer products companies, has expanded its team with two new professionals, Carolyn Hanigan and Alina Costica DiMeglio. Hanigan will provide marketing leadership... Read Story
December 01, 2014, 07:11 AM


Bank of the West announced that Diane Marshall has been appointed as a vice president, national banking officer in its Commercial Banking Group (CBG). In her new role, Marshall will be responsible for new business development, due diligence... Read Story
November 25, 2014, 07:47 AM


Nellson Nutraceutical, a leading North American formulator and manufacturer of branded and private-label nutritional bar and functional powder products, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Le Groupe Multibar Inc... Read Story
November 25, 2014, 07:13 AM


The manufacturing sector in the United States has reached the highest rate of growth in more than four years, according to Shifting Into High Gear, an industry report released by Brown Gibbons Lang & Company.The BGL Industrials Insider, available... Read Story
November 24, 2014, 07:39 AM


TCF Capital Funding, the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank, announced that it provided $24 million of secured financing to support Prairie Capital’s investment in a designer and manufacturer of home décor... Read Story
November 19, 2014, 07:38 AM


FTI Consulting announced the results of a new study, State of Transaction Opinions, which examines attitudes on how well fairness and solvency opinions hold up to the scrutiny associated with post-transaction litigation. The poll of transaction... Read Story
November 19, 2014, 07:03 AM


MidCap Financial, LLC, a leading commercial finance company focused exclusively on middle market companies, served as syndication agent for a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of LDM Group, LLC by Lee Equity Partners, a leading middle... Read Story
November 17, 2014, 07:15 AM


GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, announced it is serving as administrative agent on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Grakon Holdings, LLC by Industrial Growth Partners. GE Capital Markets served as lead arranger and... Read Story
November 11, 2014, 07:13 AM


GE Antares is serving as administrative agent on a $160 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of PPC Industries, Inc. by Kohlberg & Company. GE Capital Markets served as lead arranger and bookrunner on this facility.PPC... Read Story
November 10, 2014, 07:38 AM


Industrial Opportunity Partners (“IOP”) has acquired Vita Nonwovens, LLC, a technical nonwoven solutions provider that serves the bedding, automotive, building products and medical segments. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. PNC Business... Read Story
November 07, 2014, 07:41 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group announced it was sole lead arranger and is administrative agent for $75 million in senior credit facilities to Classic Party Rentals, a portfolio company of funds managed by Apollo Global Management... Read Story
November 06, 2014, 07:27 AM


GE Antares is serving as administrative agent on a $104 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Teasdale Quality Foods, Inc. by Snow Phipps Group, LLC. GE Capital Markets served as lead arranger and bookrunner on this... Read Story
November 04, 2014, 07:38 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group announced it was joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and administrative agent for $65 million in senior secured credit facilities to Celerion, Inc., an MTS Health Investors portfolio company Celerion is a... Read Story
November 04, 2014, 07:29 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner and administrative agent for $124 million in senior credit facilities to Comar, a Graham... Read Story
November 03, 2014, 07:17 AM


TCF Capital Funding (TCFCF) provided $21 million of secured financing to support the acquisition of Thermacell Repellents by New York-based private equity firm, Kinderhook Industries.   Thermacell is the developer and manufacturer of the world’s most... Read Story
November 03, 2014, 07:08 AM


To further expand its set of flexible capital solutions to growth companies, Bregal Sagemount announced today that it has launched a dedicated credit strategy.  In conjunction, Bregal Investments has increased its commitment to Bregal Sagemount I... Read Story
October 30, 2014, 08:09 AM


Golub Capital announced that as lead arranger, sole bookrunner, and administrative agent it provided a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Vendavo, Inc. by Francisco Partners. This marks Golub Capital's 9th transaction with Francisco... Read Story
October 30, 2014, 07:51 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was administrative agent and sole lender for $20 million in senior credit facilities to Stonewall Kitchen, LLC, a Centre Partners... Read Story
October 30, 2014, 07:32 AM


BDO Consulting announced the growth of its Valuation & Business Analytics practice with the addition of Jason Zeman as a director in the Boston office. Zeman brings more than 15 years of financial advisory and consulting experience in business... Read Story
October 29, 2014, 07:42 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner and is administrative agent for senior credit facilities to Kettle Cuisine, LLC, an Arlon... Read Story
October 29, 2014, 07:39 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $20 million senior credit facility to support the growth of Cytovance Biologics, Inc. by private equity sponsor, Great Point Partners.Based in... Read Story
October 28, 2014, 07:53 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group announced it is administrative agent, sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner for $65.4 million in senior credit facilities to Bloomer Plastics, Inc., a Huron Capital Partners portfolio company.Bloomer Plastics... Read Story
October 28, 2014, 07:38 AM


MB Business Capital, a division of MB Financial Bank, N.A., announced it recently provided a $6 million senior revolving credit facility for Houston, Texas based Avantech Testing Services, LLC. The company is a full provider of non-destructive... Read Story
October 27, 2014, 08:03 AM


GE Antares Capital is serving as administrative agent on a $95 million senior secured credit facility to Glencoe Capital’s portfolio company, Dialog Direct. The transaction refinanced the company’s senior debt and provided financing to acquire... Read Story
October 23, 2014, 07:59 AM


AlixPartners, the global business-advisory firm, announced that Fernando Oliveros has joined the firm's Enterprise Improvement group as a managing director. Oliveros brings deep international experience in the telecommunications, media and technology... Read Story
October 17, 2014, 07:23 AM


Carl Marks & Co. (Carl Marks), a leading middle-market merchant bank with nearly 90 years of history and a track record of incubating investment businesses, has entered into a new partnership, the first in its renewed drive to build businesses on its... Read Story
October 16, 2014, 07:38 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $35 million senior credit facility to support the recapitalization of Trident University International by a Northeast-based private equity... Read Story
October 15, 2014, 07:49 AM


The Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA), the leading association for lower middle-market private equity funds and investors, today announced that Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) invested $5.4 billion in FY 2014.  This represents a 54%... Read Story
October 15, 2014, 07:38 AM


Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to Poughkeepsie-based St. Francis Hospital in its Section 363 sale to Westchester Medical Center, an advanced medical care and referral hospital located in Valhalla, NY.  The... Read Story
October 15, 2014, 07:26 AM


Golub Capital announced that as joint lead arranger and bookrunner it provided a senior credit facility to support the partnership between Results Physiotherapy ("Results" or "the Company") and Sterling Partners.Results is a leading provider of... Read Story
October 13, 2014, 07:53 AM


NewStar Business Credit, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NewStar Financial, Inc., announced today that it has provided a $10 million revolving credit facility to Climax Manufacturing Co. (“Climax”).  Located in Lowville, NY, Climax is a leading... Read Story
October 08, 2014, 07:29 AM


MidCap Financial announced that it served as sole arranger, sole bookrunner and administrative agent for a $62.5 million senior secured credit facility in support of the acquisition of excelleRx, Inc. and PBM Holding Company, Inc. by Consonance... Read Story
October 06, 2014, 07:38 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $17 million senior secured facility to fund Shorehill Capital’s acquisition of Belt Power LLC. NXT Capital was the sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner and administrative agent for this transaction. Belt... Read Story
October 01, 2014, 07:08 AM


American Capital, Ltd. has closed American Capital Equity III, LP ("ACE III"), its new private equity fund focused on investing in U.S. companies in the lower middle market.  The transaction further expands American Capital's asset management... Read Story
September 25, 2014, 07:56 AM


Cache, Inc., a U.S. based multi-channel specialty retailer of women's apparel and accessories, announced that it has entered into a new, three year, $30 million revolving credit facility with Salus Capital Partners, LLC. The new facility replaces the... Read Story
September 24, 2014, 07:58 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was sole lead arranger and is administrative agent for senior credit facilities to Spartan Foods of America, a Linsalata Capital... Read Story
September 19, 2014, 08:04 AM


PNC Riverarch Capital announced today the acquisition of a controlling interest in The Cleaning Authority, LLC (TCA), a leading franchisor of residential cleaning businesses with 183 franchised service territories in the United States and Canada.... Read Story
September 18, 2014, 06:03 AM


TCF Capital Funding ("TCFCF"), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank (“TCF Bank”), announced that it provided $13 million of secured financing to support the acquisition of eCommission Financial Services... Read Story
September 15, 2014, 07:51 AM


Solar Senior Capital has entered into a joint venture agreement to create a First Lien Loan Program (“FLLP”) with Voya Investment Management (“Voya”). Voya acts as the investment advisor for several wholly owned insurance subsidiaries of Voya... Read Story
September 11, 2014, 07:18 AM


Square 1 Bank announced that it has strengthened its Mid-Atlantic team, with the addition of new hire Elizabeth Orsinger as vice president, technology banking, and promotion of Kay Parry to market leader. Based in Chevy Chase, the team supports the... Read Story
September 11, 2014, 06:55 AM


CenterOak Partners, LLC, a Dallas-based private equity firm focused on making control-oriented investments in middle-market companies, today formally announced its formation led by Randall Fojtasek, former Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of... Read Story
September 10, 2014, 07:18 AM


Aequitas Capital, an alternative asset management firm focused on private credit and private equity solutions through its specialty finance and asset management divisions, has hired Thomas Goila as Senior Managing Director of Private Credit and... Read Story
September 05, 2014, 08:04 AM


Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm focused on middle-market debt and equity investments, has named Gordon Watson principal. Watson, an 8-year financial services veteran, will open the firm’s New York office. VPC is headquartered in... Read Story
September 04, 2014, 07:26 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and is administrative agent for $125 million in senior credit facilities to Galls, LLC, a... Read Story
September 04, 2014, 07:07 AM


Golub Capital announced that as sole bookrunner and administrative agent it provided a $165MM GOLD financing to support the acquisition of Marshall Retail Group ("MRG" or the "Company") by Brentwood Associates ("Brentwood"). Golub Capital has... Read Story
August 27, 2014, 08:02 AM


Oxford Finance LLC, a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, announced that it closed a $12.4 million senior secured term loan and a $1.5 million revolving line of credit with Pritok... Read Story
August 27, 2014, 07:17 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and administrative agent for a $275 million senior credit facilities to EP Minerals, LLC... Read Story
August 26, 2014, 07:33 AM


TCF Capital Funding (TCFCF), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank, provided secured financing to support the ongoing operations and expansion  of Mail Communications Group, LLC (MCG) in conjunction with... Read Story
August 25, 2014, 07:24 AM


Monroe Capital LLC announced the funding of a $14.3 million credit facility to support the merger of Venture Technologies with Information Systems Consulting Inc., along with the concurrent acquisition of Strategic Allied Technologies. Based in... Read Story
August 20, 2014, 07:18 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner and is administrative agent for $52.5 million in senior credit facilities to Educational... Read Story
August 15, 2014, 07:56 AM


GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, served as administrative agent on a $265 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of United Site Services (USS) by Calera Capital. GE Capital Markets served as sole lead arranger and... Read Story
August 14, 2014, 07:52 AM


CIT Group Inc. provided a $25 million senior secured credit facility to the Transilwrap Company, a leading manufacturer, converter and distributor of plastic film used in printing, laminating, packaging and industrial applications, to acquire MetPro... Read Story
August 14, 2014, 07:27 AM


GE Capital’s Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) financing business announced today it served as administrative agent on $69 million of senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of AGDATA by Vista Equity Partners. GE Capital Markets... Read Story
August 14, 2014, 07:07 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was co-lead arranger, joint bookrunner and administrative agent for $103.25 million in senior credit facilities to Aramsco Holdings... Read Story
August 12, 2014, 07:23 AM


1836 Capital, LLC announced it has completed a debt placement on the acquisition of a well drilling and maintenance company in West Texas. 1836 Capital, LLC was engaged by a private equity firm to assist with the leveraged buyout of the oilfield... Read Story
August 12, 2014, 07:04 AM


Even in the midst of significant changes, in large part due to the Affordable Care Act, private equity firms continue to seek out deals in the healthcare sector. Due to consistent demand, an aging population and constant innovation that continue to... Read Story
August 06, 2014, 06:50 AM


NXT Capital today announced that it has provided a senior secured facility to finance Graham Partners’ acquisition of HemaSource Holdings, LLC.  NXT Capital was the Sole Lead Arranger, Administrative Agent and Sole Bookrunner for this... Read Story
August 05, 2014, 07:44 AM


Monroe Credit Advisors announced that Ryan Deegan has joined the firm as a Director in its Chicago office.  He will be responsible for expanding the new business development efforts for the firm's debt advisory and placement practice.Deegan's career... Read Story
August 04, 2014, 07:54 AM


Nautic Partners, LLC has partnered with management to acquire Custom Window Systems, Inc. Custom is a leading designer and manufacturer of impact resistant and non-impact windows, doors, and porch enclosures, serving customers in Florida and across... Read Story
August 04, 2014, 07:20 AM


Salus Capital Partners, LLC and Downtown Capital Partners, LLC announced they have agreed to provide $80 million in financing via a senior secured credit facility to specialty retailer Anna’s Linens, Inc. The facility is expected to be used to... Read Story
July 29, 2014, 07:19 AM


PNC Bank, N.A., a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. announced the closing of $84.5 million in asset-based loans for three companies in the Southeast: Interra International, KPAQ Industries and Kingsdown, Inc. PNC provided a $40 million... Read Story
July 28, 2014, 08:04 AM


GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, served as administrative agent on a $555 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Duro Bag Manufacturing Company by Hilex Poly Company , a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners. GE... Read Story
July 25, 2014, 08:02 AM


AvantCredit, the fastest growing national online provider of consumer loans, announced the completion of a $75 million round of Series C funding led by Tiger Global Management and a $200 million credit facility led by Victory Park Capital. The... Read Story
July 24, 2014, 07:19 AM


Consonance Capital Partners (“CCP”), the private equity arm of Consonance Capital, a leading healthcare-focused investment firm, announced the final closing of its $500 million healthcare private equity fund. The fund was oversubscribed, surpassing... Read Story
July 22, 2014, 07:28 AM


Golub Capital said that as joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and administrative agent, it provided a $330 million senior credit facility to support the refinancing of ILC Industries,  LLC, a portfolio company of Behrman Capital.ILC Industries is... Read Story
July 16, 2014, 07:28 AM


Z Capital Partners, a private equity firm that makes opportunistic control investments in companies that may require growth capital, operational turnaround or restructuring, announced that Timothy Clayton has been named managing director and... Read Story
July 16, 2014, 07:21 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group is administrative agent, joint lead arranger, and joint bookrunner for $156 million in senior credit facilities to Roland Foods Corporation, a Vestar Capital Partners portfolio company. Roland Foods specializes... Read Story
July 16, 2014, 07:06 AM


In the face of an economy on a slow rebound and shifts in consumer behaviors, the winners among retailers since the Great Recession are those that are adapting their business models and keeping their brands relevant and their value proposition... Read Story
July 15, 2014, 07:14 AM


TCF Capital Funding ("TCFCF"), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank (“TCF Bank”), announced that it provided a $17 million secured financing to support the acquisition of Owen Equipment (“Owen” or the... Read Story
July 14, 2014, 07:52 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner and is administrative agent for $69.3 million in senior credit facilities to SP Lab... Read Story
July 14, 2014, 07:24 AM


Riverstone Holdings LLC, a leading energy and power-focused private equity firm, announced it has hired a highly experienced team of energy-focused leveraged finance professionals who will spearhead the firm's expansion into credit and capital... Read Story
July 11, 2014, 07:33 AM


Audax Group has acquired Wheel Pros, LLC (“Wheel Pros”) from Platinum Equity. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Wheel Pros is a leading designer, marketer, and distributor of branded aftermarket wheels. The company also distributes performance tires... Read Story
July 10, 2014, 07:08 AM


Horizon Technology Finance Corporation announced it closed a $6 million venture loan facility with SpringCM Inc. ("SpringCM"), a leader in content cloud services. SpringCM will use the proceeds of the venture loan facility to support its continued... Read Story
July 09, 2014, 07:36 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $40 million senior secured facility to fund CI Capital Partners and Management’s recapitalization of Maroon, Inc., which has changed its name to Maroon Group LLC.  NXT Capital was the sole lead arranger... Read Story
July 08, 2014, 07:57 AM


Horizon Technology Finance Corporation announced it led a $25 million venture loan for mBlox, Inc. ("mBlox"), the largest global provider of A2P (application-to-person) text messaging. The venture loan was fully funded at closing, with Horizon... Read Story
July 08, 2014, 07:32 AM


Z Capital Partners announced the final close of Z Capital Partners Special Situations Fund II, L.P. ("Fund II") on June 30, 2014, with total capital commitments of $750 million. Fund II generated significant interest from investors and exceeded its... Read Story
July 07, 2014, 07:46 AM


Horizon Technology Finance Corporation has closed a $3 million venture loan for GenePeeks, a genetic information company focused on reproductive risk prediction. GenePeeks will use the funds to support its continued growth."GenePeeks has developed a... Read Story
July 03, 2014, 07:11 AM


Cole Taylor Business Capital, a division of Cole Taylor Bank, is pleased to announce it recently provided a $9 million senior credit facility to Minnetonka, Minnesota based Halo Innovations, Inc. The facility was used to enable a recapitalization of... Read Story
July 02, 2014, 07:31 AM


Amid heightened competition and regulatory uncertainty, the private equity industry is exhibiting growing confidence and appetite for investment. A study jointly released by global valuation and corporation finance advisor, Duff & Phelps, and... Read Story
June 25, 2014, 07:08 AM


Versa Capital Management, LLC (Versa) announced it has created BCC Software (BCC) as a new company independent of its former parent, Bell and Howell, LLC. BCC has a broad reputation as an industry leader in postal software solutions and data... Read Story
June 23, 2014, 08:01 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and is administrative agent for $50.0 million in senior credit facilities to NorthStar... Read Story
June 20, 2014, 07:22 AM


CapX Partners has hired Taira Masciantonio as an associate at the firm’s Chicago office where she will assist with investment underwriting and portfolio management. At CapX Partners, Masciantonio's responsibilities will include assisting the partners... Read Story
June 19, 2014, 07:28 AM


Commercial lending expert Patrick McMullan has launched ALCS Capital to provide business owners with alternative sources for the capital they need to grow or run their businesses.   ALCS leverages McMullan's 25 years of industry experience and keen... Read Story
June 17, 2014, 07:14 AM


Varagon is an independent firm, backed by American International Group, Inc. and by certain partners and affiliates of Oak Hill Capital Management (Oak Hill), and launches with an initial $1.5 billion investment commitment from AIG.For investors... Read Story
June 12, 2014, 07:53 AM


TCF Capital Funding ("TCFCF"), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank (“TCF Bank”), announced that it provided $7 million of secured financing to support the acquisition of Ascent Aviation Services... Read Story
June 09, 2014, 07:18 AM


Shore Capital Partners, a Chicago-based healthcare focused private equity firm, announced today that it has successfully completed fundraising for Shore Capital Partners Fund I (“Fund I”), which was substantially oversubscribed and closed with $112.5... Read Story
June 05, 2014, 07:19 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $100 million senior secured credit facility to support the refinancing of Material Handling Services, a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners. NXT Capital acted as the joint lead arranger, joint... Read Story
May 28, 2014, 07:23 AM


American Capital, Ltd. announced the formation of the Lower Middle Market Buyout group, led by Sean Eagle, Eugene Krichevsky, David Steinglass and Justin DuFour, who have more than a decade of experience working together at American Capital and more... Read Story
May 19, 2014, 07:24 AM


GE Antares served as administrative agent on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. by the Merex Group, a portfolio company of Dubin Clark & Company, Inc. GE Capital Markets served as sole... Read Story
May 16, 2014, 07:38 AM


Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire ConvergeOne (the “Company”), a leading independent provider of innovative communications solutions and managed services to enterprises globally.Credit... Read Story
May 15, 2014, 07:13 AM


GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, announced it is administrative agent on a $260 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) by Vestar Capital Partners. GE Capital Markets served as... Read Story
May 13, 2014, 07:23 AM


Ares Capital Corporation  is providing additional details on three of its financing commitments closed during the first quarter of 2014, which were included in Ares Capital’s earnings announcement released yesterday. Financing commitments made by... Read Story
May 09, 2014, 07:06 AM


TCF Capital Funding (TCFCF), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank, provided a $15.5 million secured financing to support the acquisition of Aircraft Propeller Services, Inc. (APS or the Company) by Iron... Read Story
May 05, 2014, 07:58 AM


TCF Capital Funding ("TCFCF"), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank, announced that it provided a $7 million secured financing to support the acquisition of Sportdecals Sport and Spirit Products, Inc. by... Read Story
April 28, 2014, 07:31 AM


GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital, is serving as administrative agent on a $166 million multi-currency, cross-border credit facility to support the acquisition of Luminator Technology Group, LLC by Audax Group. GE Capital Markets served as joint lead... Read Story
April 25, 2014, 07:38 AM


FirstMerit Bank Business Credit announced it closed a new $10 million revolving credit loan facility to IMEX Global Solutions, LLC on March 20, 2014. IMEX Global Solutions, LLC is a portfolio company of Lion Equity, a Denver-based private equity firm... Read Story
April 24, 2014, 07:44 AM


Salus Capital Partners, LLC, specialists in financing growing consumer brands, announced it has provided a $17.5 million senior secured credit facility to Calypso St. Barth, Inc. The financing will be used to refinance its current lender, general... Read Story
April 24, 2014, 07:32 AM


The PrivateBank announced it has extended $8.0 million in credit facilities to Energes Services, LLC. Energes Services, LLC provides a variety of oilfield construction and maintenance services to exploration and production firms. Energes Services... Read Story
April 23, 2014, 07:43 AM


TCF Capital Funding ("TCFCF"), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank (“TCF Bank”), announced that it provided a $12 million secured financing to support the acquisition of Freedom Electronics by Range Light... Read Story
April 14, 2014, 08:23 AM


CIT Group announced that CIT Corporate Finance, Healthcare served as Sole Lead Arranger in a $50 million senior secured credit facility for QMES, a distributor of durable medical equipment to patients in nine states. QMES is a portfolio company of... Read Story
April 08, 2014, 07:19 AM


Lightyear Capital LLC (“Lightyear”), a New York-based private equity firm focused on financial services investing announced the promotion of Michal Petrzela to managing director.Petrzela joined Lightyear full time in 2005, after working at Lightyear... Read Story
April 07, 2014, 07:18 AM


AAMP of America, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, announced it has completed the acquisition of Armour Automotive Ltd. from Armour Group Plc, a leading consumer electronics group within the home and in-car communication and entertainment... Read Story
April 01, 2014, 07:07 AM


Ares Capital Corporation announced that its investment adviser, Ares Capital Management LLC, has added two investment professionals as part of its expansion of its middle-market sponsor coverage strategy. Grant Haggard and Brian Moncrief have joined... Read Story
March 31, 2014, 07:41 AM


Bridge Capital Holdings, whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley and with offices located nationwide, announced today that it welcomes Joel Gragg as senior vice president and... Read Story
March 28, 2014, 07:18 AM


GE Capital International, the global alternative finance provider dedicated to the mid-market, announces it has provided a $300 million cross-border financing facility to Accolade Wines, the largest wine company by volume of wine sold in Australia... Read Story
March 26, 2014, 07:49 AM


Cole Taylor Business Capital, a division of Cole Taylor Bank, announced the funding of a $7 million senior debt facility to GAF Manufacturing, LLC (GAF). The company is based in Jefferson, Wisconsin and is a manufacturer and marketer of plastic drain... Read Story
March 24, 2014, 07:29 AM


BMO Harris Bank’s Sponsor Finance group, a leading provider of middle-market leveraged finance solutions, announced it was sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner and is administrative agent for $25 million in senior credit facilities to Fulcrum IT... Read Story
March 24, 2014, 07:19 AM


Goldman Sachs and Vestar Capital Partners announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hearthside Food Solutions, the largest independent bakery and contract food manufacturer in North America, from Wind Point Partners. Terms... Read Story
March 20, 2014, 07:33 AM


Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. announced that it and GF Funding 2014, an entity controlled by the Glick family, have signed a Letter of Intent to form a strategic partnership to co-invest primarily in senior secured loans of middle-market... Read Story
March 19, 2014, 08:03 AM


NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $71 million senior secured facility to fund Oakley Capital Private Equity’s (“Oakley Capital”) acquisition of North Technology Group, LLC.  NXT Capital was the joint lead arranger, joint bookrunner and... Read Story
March 17, 2014, 07:49 AM


LLR Partners announces the final closing of LLR Equity Partners IV, L.P. (“LLR 4”), a $950 million private equity fund that builds on the firm’s 15-year history of investing in and partnering with middle-market growth companies. The firm thanks its... Read Story
March 07, 2014, 07:23 AM