Daily News: December 3, 2019

Monroe Supports Centre Partners Hispanic Foods Platform Investment


Monroe Capital acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility and equity co-investment to support Centre Partners’ investment in Wisconsin Cheese Group Holding, a manufacturer of branded and private label Hispanic foods, including cheeses, desserts, meats and spices.

Founded in 1985 and based in St. Paul, WCG maintains a portfolio of authentic Hispanic food brands, including La Morenita, El Viajero, Reynaldo’s, El Chilar, Lisy, and Orale!, alongside extensive private label capabilities.

WCG has nationwide distribution with a strong presence within the mass, club, grocery and specialty/bodega channels and has built an outstanding reputation for customer service and product quality.