Facilitating Growth

CASE DESCRIPTION

  • Partner of The SCA Group previously facilitated in a $9.5 million assest based loan (ABL) 2 year prior
  • In challenging 2011 environment TLC had the opportunity to expand its product lines and more into manufacturing with the purchase of three companies.

  • Company beginning to expand rapidly via organic growth (20+% annually) and outstrip its ABL
  • Asset based line would need to expand in order to complete transactions
  • Company had been approached by a national lending fund with a mezzanine proposal; was it competitive?

  • Researched funding market, prepared “teaser”, sent to pre-qualified funding sources, narrowed playing field
  • Acted as investment banker and lead negotiator with funding sources and target acquisitions
  • Performed due diligence, quality of earnings analysis as well as modeled numerous financial and operational scenarios

  • Successfully closed mezzanine funding, expanded asset based line and purchase of companies
  • In improved funding and acquisition terms, saved company an estimated $26,000,000 over the 5 year loan term

CASE DETAILS

Company:

The Legacy Companies


Industry:

Foodservice Equipment Distribution


Loan Type:

Mezzanine and Asset Based Line


Amount:

$34,000,000


Term:

5 Year