Monroe supports MSouth Equity’s acquisition of Southern Air

Monroe Capital LLC said it provided a loan to back MSouth Equity Partners’ buy of Southern Air & Heat. Financial terms weren’t announced. Shreveport, Louisiana-based Southern Air & Heat provides maintenance, replacement, and new installation services to the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (“HVAC”) market.

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May 19, 2016 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Monroe Capital LLC today announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Southern Air & Heat by private equity sponsor, MSouth Equity Partners.

Based in the Southeast, Southern Air & Heat is a leading provider of essential maintenance, replacement, and new installation services to the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (“HVAC”) market. The company directly serves over 70,000 homeowners throughout its regional footprint.

About Monroe Capital

Monroe Capital LLC is a leading provider of senior and junior debt and equity co-investments to middle-market companies in the U.S. and Canada. Investment types include unitranche financings, cash flow and enterprise value based loans, asset based loans, acquisition facilities, mezzanine debt, second lien or last-out loans and equity co-investments. Monroe Capital prides itself on its flexible investment approach and its ability to close and fund transactions quickly. Monroe is committed to being a value-added and user-friendly partner to owners, senior management and private equity sponsors. Monroe has been recognized by Global M&A Network as the 2015, 2014, and 2013 Small Middle Markets Lender of the Year; Private Debt Investor as the 2015 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year, the 2014 Senior Lender of the Year, and the 2013 Unitranche Lender of the Year; and the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2015 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year. To learn more about Monroe Capital LLC, visit www.monroecap.com.