Main Street Capital Corp has made an investment in Berlin, New Jersey-based Boccella Precast LLC, a maker of structural precast concrete products. Main Street partnered with Ashland Capital Partners on the transaction, with Main Street providing $18.6 million in debt and equity financing to support it.
HOUSTON, July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) (“Main Street”) is pleased to announce that it recently made a new portfolio investment in Boccella Precast, LLC (“Boccella” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of structural precast concrete products. Main Street, along with a co-investor, partnered with the Company’s management team and Ashland Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private investment firm, to facilitate the transaction, with Main Street funding $18.6 million in a combination of first-lien, senior secured term debt and a direct equity investment. In addition, Main Street and its co-investor are providing Boccella an undrawn credit facility to support its working capital needs.
Headquartered in Berlin, New Jersey, and founded in 1969, Boccella is a leading manufacturer of structural precast concrete products for a client base predominantly located in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, with a focus on the New York City market. The Company’s products are used in a variety of applications including the construction of affordable housing, dormitories, apartment buildings, condominiums, hotels and educational facilities.
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