Maranon Leads Mezzanine of Health & Safety Institute

Maranon Leads Mezzanine of Health & Safety Institute

maranon nf3Maranon Capital provided a mezzanine investment and an equity co-investment to support the recent acquisition of the Health & Safety Institute (HSI) by The Riverside Company.

hsi nf1HSI is a provider of health and safety training and compliance services.  Sectors served include emergency care (CPR, first aid, blood-borne pathogens), workplace safety, professional responder (firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and physicians), and health & safety compliance. The company has more than 40,000 customers and 13,200 affiliated training centers. HSI is headquartered in Eugene, OR (

Maranon led the mezzanine financing for this transaction with the participation of GCM Grosvenor, an alternative investment firm headquartered in Chicago (

Maranon Capital provides senior financing, mezzanine debt and equity co-investments for private equity-backed and non-sponsored middle market transactions. The firm is currently managing over $1 billion of committed capital and has offices in Chicago; Birmingham, MI (near Detroit) and South Bend, IN (

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on investing in and acquiring growing businesses valued at up to $300 million (€200 million in Europe). Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 380 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies. Riverside is headquartered in New York with additional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and London (

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