Brookside supports Branford’s buyout of ABC Industries

Brookside Mezzanine Partners has provided mezzanine debt and an equity co-investment to support Branford Castle Partners’ acquisition of ABC Industries. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Warsaw, Indiana, ABC is a provider of flexible ventilation solutions and technical fabrics.

PRESS RELEASE

Brookside Mezzanine Partners is pleased to announce its investment in ABC Industries, Inc. (“ABC”). Founded in 1926 and headquartered in Warsaw, IN, ABC is a market-leading, vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, flexible ventilation solutions and technical fabrics used across several end markets, including mining, automotive, airline, military, construction and recreational vehicles.

Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided mezzanine debt and an equity co-investment to facilitate the acquisition of ABC by Branford Castle Partners, LP, a New York City-based private equity firm.

About Brookside Mezzanine Partners
Founded in 2001, Brookside Mezzanine Partners has raised $900 million across four 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 www.brooksidemp.com for additional information. We welcome investment proposals and promise a prompt and confidential response.