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Brookside invests in Media Source

Brookside Mezzanine Partners has made an undisclosed investment in Media Source. Based in Plain City, Ohio, MSI is a provider of content, information and advice to the library market.

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Brookside Mezzanine Partners is pleased to announce its investment in Media Source Inc. (“MSI”). Headquartered in Plain City, OH with offices in New York, NY and Boston, MA, MSI is a leading provider of information, content and expert advice to K-12, public and academic librarians, publishers and suppliers in the $7.8 billion U.S. library addressable market. MSI’s differentiated and industry-leading services and products, including collection development, magazine subscriptions, book reviews, websites, webinars, virtual and live summits, and more, provide a critical link between all library industry stakeholders – librarians, publishers, suppliers, vendors, content licensees, parents, teachers and consumers. Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided subordinated debt and an equity co-investment to facilitate the acquisition of MSI.

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.