MiddleGround Capital, an operationally focused private equity firm that makes control investments in middle market B2B industrial and specialty distribution companies, launched its European office, alongside hires to lead the new office as well as several key executive level promotions.
BMO’s asset-based lending group served as sole lender on a cross-border senior secured ABL revolver facility to support MiddleGround Capital’s acquisition of HLC.
Sound Point Capital Management provided an accounts receivable facility for Dura Automotive, a global designer and manufacturer of highly engineered automotive systems and portfolio company of MiddleGround Capital.
Sound Point Capital management acted as administrative agent on a first lien senior secured credit facility to Lindsay Precast, a North American concrete manufacturer specializing in precast concrete products. The funding was used to support MiddleGround Capital’s acquisition of Lindsay Precast.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware approved all of Shiloh Industries’ “first day” motions related to its voluntary Chapter 11 petitions filed on Aug. 30, including approval of access of up to $18.1 million of the $123.5 million in committed debtor-in-possession financing.
Grouper Holdings, a subsidiary of MiddleGround Capital, entered into a stalking horse stock and asset purchase agreement with Shiloh Industries to acquire substantially all of the company’s assets. Shiloh’s lenders committed to provide a $123.5 million DIP facility.