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Northcreek Mezzanine, Tenth Street recap Business and Legal Resources

Northcreek Mezzanine and Tenth Street Capital have recapitalized Business and Legal Resources (“BLR”). Financial terms weren’t announced. Company management also took part. Brentwood, Tennessee-based BLR provides compliance and training solutions in the B2B arena. Matrix Capital Markets Group Inc provided financial advice to BLR.


RICHMOND, VA – July 12, 2016 – Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. (“Matrix”), is pleased to announce the recapitalization of Business and Legal Resources (“BLR”) by Northcreek Mezzanine, Tenth Street Capital and management.


BLR, headquartered in Brentwood, TN, is a leading provider of compliance and training solutions in the B2B arena and offers a suite of web-based compliance products, mobile applications, employee training platforms, and digital and live professional development opportunities for the audiences it serves. The BLR parent brand comprises subsidiaries HRHero, MLeeSmith Publishers, HCPro, HealthLeaders Media, Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare, and Personnel Policy Service.


The recapitalization of BLR coincides with their acquisition of the HR, Environmental, and Healthcare assets of Thompson Information Services, another industry leader in compliance, from Columbia Books. This transaction also underscores BLR’s commitment to simplifying compliance for their audiences and expanding their market footprint through growth and partnership.


Matrix served as the exclusive financial advisor to BLR.  The transaction was managed by Mike Morrison, David Shoulders, William O’Flaherty and Pratik Thakral.


About Matrix’s Business Services Group

Matrix’s Business Services Group merger & acquisition expertise stems from numerous engagements and extensive research in a number of segments, including call centers, marketing, printing & engraving, staffing, systems integration, tele-services, telecommunications, transportation, utility services and waste management.  Team members draw upon a deep bench of transaction experience and analytical resources to successfully manage and complete a wide range of corporate finance transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising of debt and equity.


About Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc.

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. is an independent, advisory focused, privately-held investment bank headquartered in Richmond, VA, with additional offices in Baltimore, MD and Chicago, IL. Since 1988, Matrix has provided merger & acquisition and financial advisory services for privately-held, private equity owned and publicly traded companies, including company sales, recapitalizations, asset divestitures, corporate recovery, management buyouts, capital raises of debt & equity, corporate valuations and fairness opinions. Matrix has served clients in a wide range of industries, including building products, business services, consumer products, downstream energy & retail, healthcare, industrial products and lumber. For additional information or to contact our team members, please visit


Securities offered by MCMG Capital Advisors, Inc., an affiliate of Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc., Member FINRA & SIPC.