Category: Specialty Lending

Mercantile and Muzinich Finance Debt for Blackford’s Investment in Aqua-Leisure Industries

Mercantile Bank provided debt financing and Muzinich & Co. provided debt and equity financing to support Blackford Capital’s investment in Aqua-Leisure Industries, a developer of water sport leisure products and aquatic goods.

Morgan Stanley Arranges Junior Capital Financing for Talent Systems

Morgan Stanley Private Credit served as co-lead arranger on junior capital securities for Caltius Equity Partners’ portfolio company, Talent Systems, to refinance existing debt and support the company’s acquisition of Spotlight Unlimited.

Morgan Stanley Leads Debt Financing to Support E.W. Scripps’ Buy of ION Media

Morgan Stanley Senior Funding led debt financing to support the close of E.W. Scripps Company’s acquisition of ION Media Networks. In addition, BofA Securities, Truist Securities, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo acted as joint book runners on the debt financing.