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Brookside backs recap of PE-backed TharpeRobbins

Brookside Mezzanine Partners has made an undisclosed investment to support the recapitalization of TharpeRobbins Company Inc, a portfolio company of Gridiron Capital. Headquartered in Statesville, North Carolina, TharpeRobbins is provider of employee attraction and retention programs.


Brookside Mezzanine Partners is pleased to announce its investment in TharpeRobbins Company, Inc. (“TharpeRobbins”). Headquartered in Statesville, NC, TharpeRobbins is a leading one-stop solution provider of incentive programs that designs, implements and manages employee recognition, customer loyalty and sales incentive programs globally. TharpeRobbins’ service offerings include program design, performance tracking, program communications and promotions, merchandising and award fulfillment.

Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided subordinated debt to facilitate the recapitalization of TharpeRobbins, a portfolio company of Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron”). Gridiron is a leading private equity firm headquartered in New Canaan, CT.

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.

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