Abacus Backs Frontenac Add-on

Abacus Backs Frontenac Add-on

Abacus Finance Group served as Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for senior secured credit facilities to support the add-on addition of Drew’s Organics by Schlotterbeck & Foss, a Frontenac portfolio company since September 2017. Drew’s Organics is a manufacturer of organic and non-GMO dressings, marinades and salsas based in Chester, VT (drewsorganics.com). Schlotterbeck & Foss […]

Abacus Stays Busy with Westview

Abacus Stays Busy with Westview

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for $25.5 million in senior secured credit facilities to support the recapitalization of The Phia Group by WestView Capital Partners. Abacus also made an equity co-investment as part of the transaction. In September, Abacus backed the acquisition by WestView of AccountabilIT, a Scottsdale, AZ-based provider […]

Abacus Backs Latest WestView Buy

Abacus Backs Latest WestView Buy

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for $20 million in senior secured credit facilities to back the recapitalization of AccountabilIT by WestView Capital Partners. Abacus also made an equity co-investment to support the transaction. AccountabilIT is a provider of outsourced IT services to middle-market companies as wells as small and medium-sized […]

Abacus Leads Refi of ECA Medical

Abacus Leads Refi of ECA Medical

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for senior secured credit facilities to support the refinancing of ECA Medical Instruments by LongueVue Capital (LVC). ECA Medical Instruments, acquired by LVC in April 2016 from American Capital, develops and manufactures single-use, torque-limiting instruments, fixed drivers, and instrument kits for the medical device and […]

Houlihan Lokey Forms HL Finance

Houlihan Lokey Forms HL Finance

Publicly-traded investment bank Houlihan Lokey has formed HL Finance LLC to arrange senior secured leveraged loans for private equity-backed, privately-held, and public corporations. HL Finance will act as the arranger on syndicated loan transactions and has entered into an agreement with HPS Investment Partners, as its initial strategic investor, to participate in the transactions and […]

Tree Line Backs Huron’s DCL Buy

Tree Line Backs Huron’s DCL Buy

Tree Line Capital Partners was the provider of a first lien credit facility to support Huron Capital Partners’ acquisition last month of Direct Connect Logistix (DCL). Indianapolis-based DCL has a network of pre-qualified carriers that are used to offer truckload, partial truckload, expedited freight, small parcel, and air freight brokerage services to customers that operate […]

Abacus Backs River’s Buy of GAHH

Abacus Backs River’s Buy of GAHH

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for $22 million in senior secured credit facilities to support the recent acquisition of GAHH, a portfolio company of Argenta Partners, by River Associates Investments. GAHH is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of aftermarket convertible tops, Jeep tops, and other vehicle interiors including seats, carpeting, […]

Abacus Backs Thompson Street Buy

Abacus Backs Thompson Street Buy

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Sole Lender for $22.5 million in senior secured credit facilities to support the leveraged buyout of Transnet YX by Thompson Street Capital Partners. Abacus also made an equity co-investment in Transnet YX. Transnet YX is a molecular diagnostic laboratory that provides research animal genotyping services to the […]

Monroe Backs Frontenac’s Buy

Monroe Backs Frontenac’s Buy

Monroe Capital was the sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support Frontenac’s acquisition of TPC Training and its sister company JADE Learning from Renovus Capital Partners. TPC Training is a provider of maintenance, repair, and operator skills training. The company has more than 300 industrial skills […]

Monroe Forms Independent Sponsor Vertical

Monroe Forms Independent Sponsor Vertical

Monroe Capital has established an independent sponsor finance vertical to focus on providing both debt and equity financing for acquisitions, mergers, business combinations and recapitalizations initiated by independent sponsors. In the last few years, Monroe has funded 12 transactions involving over $300 million of debt and equity capital to independent sponsors. The new group will […]

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