Daily News: September 30, 2013

Cole Taylor Provides Funding for Atlas Sign

Cole Taylor Business Capital said it provided a $10.9 million facility for Atlas Sign Holdings of West Palm Beach, FL. The company is a sign manufacturer which provides consulting, design, project management, manufacturing and installation services to Fortune 500 companies and large multi-location clients nationwide. Proceeds of the facility were used to refinance existing debt and fund ongoing working capital needs.

Vaupen Financial Advisors, a boutique investment banking firm headquartered in Miami, FL that provides corporate finance and advisory services to middle market clients in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, was the financial advisor to Atlas.

Jefferson Capital Partners, a New Orleans, LA-based fund, provided $3 million in mezzanine financing in the transaction. Jefferson Capital provides capital to privately held companies in the Southeastern United States, Texas, and the Midwest.