Main Street Capital's $146.3M Q1 Private Loan Commitments

Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) has revealed its recent private loan portfolio activity, demonstrating notable new commitments and investments in the first quarter of 2024. The company originated new or increased commitments in its private loan portfolio, amounting to $146.3 million, and funded total investments with a cost basis totaling $154.5 million during this period.

In the first quarter of 2024, Main Street made several significant new private loan commitments and investments: A $45.0 million first lien senior secured loan to a manufacturer and distributor of low-to-medium voltage transformers and accessories. $34.2 million in a first lien senior secured loan, $3.6 million in a first lien senior secured revolver, and $1.2 million in equity to a provider of meters, loading systems, and aftermarket spare parts across the energy value chain. $26.7 million in a first lien senior secured loan, $3.0 million in a first lien senior secured revolver, $3.0 million in a first lien senior secured delayed draw loan, and $2.3 million in equity to a provider of technical specialty services. Increased commitments in various categories to providers of server maintenance, snow management, de-icing agent distribution, lawn maintenance, self-storage solutions, and engineering and automation services.

As of March 31, 2024, Main Street's private loan portfolio included total investments at cost of approximately $1.5 billion across 88 unique borrowers. The portfolio consisted of 94.7% invested in first lien debt investments and 5.3% invested in equity investments or other securities.

Main Street Capital Corporation, a principal investment firm, primarily provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies. The company's portfolio investments are typically made to support various strategic initiatives of the target companies, and it seeks to partner with entrepreneurs, business owners, and management teams within its lower middle market investment strategy. Following these announcements, the company's shares moved -0.2%, and are now trading at a price of $47.58. For the full picture, make sure to review Main Street Capital's 8-K report.

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