Business development company Main Street Capital Corp (NYSE: MAIN) announced it will exit SambaSafety (aka Safety Holdings Inc) following a “majority recapitalization” of the Albuquerque-based company by ABRY Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This transaction will result in the repayment of Main Street’s debt investment and the exit of Main Street’s equity investment in SambaSafety,” Main Street said in a statement. ABRY previously announced that it had acquired a majority of SambaSafety for an undisclosed amount on April 6.
Main Street Announces Portfolio Company Exit
HOUSTON, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) (“Main Street”) is pleased to announce that Safety Holdings, Inc., doing business as SambaSafety® (“SambaSafety”), recently entered into a definitive agreement with a private equity group to complete a majority recapitalization of SambaSafety. This transaction will result in the repayment of Main Street’s debt investment and the exit of Main Street’s equity investment in SambaSafety.
SambaSafety’s innovative Software as a Service (“SaaS”) solutions provide driver risk technology and information to employers, insurance, background screeners and fleet management companies. This enables companies with commercial and non-commercial fleets to easily identify and address unsafe driving behavior and take the appropriate actions necessary to maintain the safety of drivers, passengers and the communities in which they live and work. Additionally, SambaSafety solutions provide the insights insurance carriers need to accurately price risk throughout the insurance policy lifecycle.
The transaction is expected to result in a value received by Main Street that is consistent with Main Street’s most recent fair market values for Main Street’s investments in SambaSafety, as disclosed in its most recent public filings.
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Main Street (www.mainstcapital.com) is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies. Main Street’s portfolio investments are typically made to support management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings, refinancings and acquisitions of companies that operate in diverse industry sectors. Main Street seeks to partner with entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams and generally provides “one stop” financing alternatives within its lower middle market portfolio. Main Street’s lower middle market companies generally have annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million. Main Street’s middle market debt investments are made in businesses that are generally larger in size than its lower middle market portfolio companies.
Main Street’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the symbol “MAIN.” In addition, Main Street has outstanding 6.125% Notes due 2023, which trade on the NYSE under the symbol “MSCA.”
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