Brookside invests in Naylor

Brookside Mezzanine Partners said Thursday that it has made an undisclosed investment in Naylor. Based in Gainesville, Florida, Naylor is a provider of outsourced business and communications services for the North American association marketplace.


Brookside Mezzanine Partners is pleased to announce its investment in Naylor, LLC (“Naylor”). Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Gainesville, FL, Naylor is a leading provider of outsourced business and communications services for the North American association marketplace. Through multi-year, exclusive contractual relationships, Naylor provides customized communications and business services that include a full suite of print and digital media, event management, exchange event and related marketing, and business services to over 450 professional and trade associations that represent more than 110 industries in the United States and Canada.
Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided subordinated debt and an equity co-investment to facilitate the acquisition of Naylor by RLJ Equity Partners, LLC, a Bethesda, MD-based middle-market private equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing in profitable and growing businesses led by strong management teams. RLJ Equity Partners was founded in 2006 by Robert L. Johnson in partnership with The Carlyle Group.
About Brookside Mezzanine Partners
Founded in 2001, Brookside Mezzanine Partners manages in excess of $500 million across three mezzanine funds. The Firm is a leading provider of subordinated debt and minority equity capital to small and mid-sized companies throughout the United States. We invest in both sponsored and non-sponsored transactions and provide junior capital and unitranche financing to support buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, dividends and growth capital.
Please contact us or visit our website at for additional information. We welcome investment proposals and promise a prompt and confidential response.

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