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MAIN Main Street Capital Corporation

Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity, equity related, and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The firm focuses on investments in warrants, PIK (Payment in Kind) interest, convertible securities, junior secured or unsecured, subordinated loans, private equity, venture debt, mezzanine investments, mature, mid venture, industry consolidation, later stage, late venture, emerging growth, management buyouts, ownership transitions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, business expansion, growth financings, and other growth initiatives primarily for later stage businesses. It does not seek to invest in start-up companies or companies with speculative business plans. It seeks to invest in traditional or basic businesses. The firm primarily invests in companies based in the Southern, South Central, and Southwestern regions of the United States but also considers other domestic investment opportunities. It invests between $2 million and $15 million in companies with revenues between $5 million and $300 million, enterprise values between $3 million and $50 million, and EBITDA between $1 million and $10 million. The firm seeks to charge a fixed interest rate between 12 percent and 14 percent, payable in cash, in case of its mezzanine loan investments. The firm typically invests in the form of term debt with equity participation and/or direct equity investments. It prefers to maintain fully diluted equity positions in its portfolio companies of 5 percent to 50 percent, and may have controlling interests in some instances. The firm also co-invests with other investment firms. It seeks to exit its debt investments through the repayment of the investment from internally generated cash flow and/or refinancing within a period of three to seven years. Main Street Capital Corporation was founded in 1997 and is based at Houston, Texas.

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Stock futures indicate a higher start

23 Oct 2014, 5:39 amStock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index up 0.30 percent at 0715 ET. No major economic events are scheduled . The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell hard on Wednesday after a four-day winning streak, hit by news of deadly shootings in Ottawa and a sharp selloff in energy shares after oil ...
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European stock markets drop at open

23 Oct 2014, 3:06 amLondon (AFP) - Europe's main stock markets fell at the start of trading on Thursday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.80 percent to 6,348.61 points.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX dives as Ottawa shootings, energy drop hit sentiment

22 Oct 2014, 2:48 pm* TSX down 235.64 points, or 1.62 percent, at 14,312.07 * All 10 main index sectors decline * Energy shares slide with price of oil By John Tilak TORONTO, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell hard on Wednesday after a four-day winning streak, hit by news of deadly shootings in Ottawa and a sharp selloff in energy shares after oil prices tumbled. Investors also digested monetary ...
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls sharply after Ottawa shootings, energy selloff

22 Oct 2014, 2:20 pmCanada's main stock index fell hard on Wednesday, hit by news of shootings in Ottawa and a sharp selloff in energy shares after oil prices tumbled. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ...
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TSX tumbles after central bank comment, Ottawa shooting

22 Oct 2014, 11:50 amBy John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index dropped on Wednesday after a four-day winning streak as investors reacted nervously to monetary policy commentary from the Bank of Canada and news of shootings in Ottawa. A drop in the price of U.S. crude oil, which pulled energy shares lower, also weighed. The Bank of Canada dropped any reference to taking a neutral stance on interest ...
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European markets rise on talk of central bank action

22 Oct 2014, 10:56 amLondon (AFP) - Europe's main stock markets pushed upwards, helped by speculation that central banks may take further stimulation measures and put off rate hikes to support global economic growth.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls after central bank comment, Ottawa shooting

22 Oct 2014, 9:16 am* TSX down 96.97 points, or 0.67 percent, at 14,450.74 * Eight of 10 main index sectors decline * Energy shares fall with price of oil By John Tilak TORONTO, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday after a four-day winning streak as investors digested monetary policy commentary from the Bank of Canada and news of a shooting in Ottawa. The Bank of Canada dropped any ...
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TSX posts fourth day of gains on oil price rise, ECB plans

21 Oct 2014, 2:52 pmBy John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index recorded its fourth straight session of gains on Tuesday with higher oil prices lifting shares of energy producers and the likelihood of new European Central Bank stimulus measures bolstering sentiment. The ECB is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market and may decide on the matter as soon as December with a view to ...
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CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher start for Canada's main stock index

21 Oct 2014, 5:51 amOct 21 - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index up 0.19 percent at 0730 ET. No major Canadian economic events are ...
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TSX advances with gold miners, Valeant

20 Oct 2014, 3:06 pmBy John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index climbed on Monday to its highest in a week as shares of gold miners rose with the bullion price and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc jumped after the drugmaker reported quarterly results. A drop in the U.S. dollar and rising physical demand for bullion in India helped push up the price of the commodity. The positive sentiment ...