November 10, 2011
Brookside Mezzanine Partners Paints Another Work of Art
Brookside Mezzanine Partners Makes Investment in Utrecht Manufacturing Corporation
Brookside Mezzanine Partners is pleased to announce its investment in Utrecht Manufacturing Corporation ("Utrecht"), a portfolio company of Topspin Partners LBO, L.P. ("Topspin"). Headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey, Utrecht manufactures and distributes professional artists' supplies through mail order, an internet store and 38 retail stores nationwide.
Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided debt and equity to partially finance the recapitalization of Utrecht in October 2011. Based in Roslyn Heights, New York, Topspin is a $132 million private equity firm that specializes in acquiring smaller middle market companies across the United States.
About Brookside Mezzanine Partners
Brookside Mezzanine Partners, an affiliate of The Brookside Group, provides subordinated debt and equity to small and mid-sized companies seeking long-term capital to support leveraged buyouts, strategic acquisitions, growth capital and recapitalizations. Target companies generally have trailing EBITDA of at least $3 million and annual revenue of at least $15 million. Brookside Mezzanine Partners manages $250 million through two mezzanine funds.
The Brookside Group, founded in 1977, is a private investment firm that invests across a range of asset classes.
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