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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.
TSX slips as energy shares drop with oil price28 Jul 2014, 8:57 amBy John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as weakness in the price of oil dragged on shares of energy producers such as Suncor Energy Inc and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. While signs of increasing supply and sluggish demand played the biggest role in pushing crude oil prices lower, investors also kept an eye on the volatile situation in the Middle East. The ...
TSX opens lower as energy shares slip28 Jul 2014, 7:44 amTORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged lower on Monday as weakness in the price of oil dragged on shares of energy producers such as Suncor Energy Inc and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd . The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 16.95 points, or 0.11 percent, at 15,438.09 shortly after the open. (Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by James Dalgleish)
CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as energy shares slip28 Jul 2014, 7:38 amCanada's main stock index edged lower on Monday as weakness in the price of oil dragged on shares of energy producers such as Suncor Energy Inc and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. The Toronto Stock Exchange's ...
European stock markets rise at open28 Jul 2014, 1:52 amEurope's main stock markets have climbed at the start of trading, with the FTSE 100 index up 0.20 per cent.
Gold miners, banks push TSX to record close25 Jul 2014, 3:17 pmBy Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index showed no signs of slowing its ascent into uncharted territory on Friday, with gold miners and banks helping it to another record close and a 1.2 percent gain in a week of all-time highs. With the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index still relatively underperforming U.S. indices, investors are confident that economic ...
Toronto gains as golds lead25 Jul 2014, 2:37 pmWEEKLY MARKET WRAP UPCanada's main stock index rose on Friday and was still on track for an 0.8% gain in a week of all-time highs, as financial stocks and some resource firms gained.The S&P/TSX composite ...
European stock markets fall at open25 Jul 2014, 1:34 amEurope's main stock markets dropped at the start of trading on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.32 percent to 6,799.54 points. Frankfurt's DAX 30 lost 0.24 percent to 9,770.24 points ...
European markets close lower24 Jul 2014, 9:39 pmEurope's main stock markets have fallen for a third day amid concerns of tougher sanctions against Russia.
TSX jumps as BCE, Talisman fuel takeover action23 Jul 2014, 3:25 pmBy Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday with oil company Talisman Energy Inc soaring on an approach from Spain's Repsol about a possible deal, while telecom BCE Inc said it wants to buy all the shares in regional affiliate Bell Aliant Inc that it doesn't already own. The stock reaction - Talisman jumped 13.3 percent to C$11.97 and Bell Aliant surged 11.9 ...
TSX slips as energy, gold shares tumble15 Jul 2014, 3:05 pmBy John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index dropped on Tuesday amid a selloff in shares of energy and gold producers as investors focused on congressional testimony by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Canadian Natural Resources Ltd gave back 2.3 percent to C$47.41, and Suncor Energy Inc lost 1.8 percent to C$44.19.