Monroe Capital Expands Credit Facility to Prototek Sheetmetal Fabrication

07/17/18

Chicago, IL, July 17, 2018 – Monroe Capital LLC today announced an increase in the credit facility to Prototek Sheetmetal Fabrication (“Prototek”) to support the acquisition of Hayes Manufacturing Services, Inc. (“Hayes”). Prototek is an existing portfolio company of CORE Industrial Partners.

Based in Sunnyvale, California, Hayes is a provider of precision-machined plastic and metal components for both rapid prototyping and low-volume production applications. Hayes serves a diverse customer base across a variety of end markets, including medical, aerospace, electronics and robotics.

About Monroe Capital
Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) is a private credit asset management firm specializing in direct lending and opportunistic private credit investing. Since 2004, the firm has provided private credit solutions to borrowers in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe’s middle market lending platform provides senior and junior debt financing to businesses, special situation borrowers, and private equity sponsors. Investment types include unitranche financings; cash flow, asset based and enterprise value based loans; and equity co-investments. Monroe is committed to being a value-added and user-friendly partner to business owners, senior management, and private equity and independent sponsors. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains offices in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.

Monroe has been recognized by Creditflux as the 2018 Best U.S. Direct Lending Fund; Private Debt Investor as the 2017 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year; Global M&A Network as the 2017 Small Middle Markets Lender of the Year; M&A Advisor as the 2016 Lender Firm of the Year; and the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2015 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year. For more information, please visit monroecap.com.

About CORE Industrial Partners
CORE Industrial Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm investing in North American lower middle-market manufacturing and industrial technology businesses. CORE’s team is comprised of highly experienced former CEOs and investment professionals with shared beliefs, deep experience and a proven track record of building market leading businesses. Through our capital, insight and operational expertise, CORE partners with management teams to create unique value, grow revenues and consistently deliver lasting results. For more information, visit www.coreipfund.com.

About Prototek Sheetmetal Fabrication LLC
Prototek Sheetmetal Fabrication is a leading rapid prototyping service provider of CNC machined and sheet metal fabricated parts and components for a variety of end markets, including aerospace, defense, medical, robotics, electronics, consumer, and general industrial. Headquartered in Contoocook, NH, Prototek serves a diverse customer base with numerous in-house manufacturing capabilities across two dedicated facilities. For more information, visit www.prototek.com.

About Hayes Manufacturing Services, Inc.
Hayes Manufacturing Services is a provider of precision-machined plastic and metal components for both rapid prototyping and low-volume production applications. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Hayes serves a diverse customer base across a variety of end markets, including medical, aerospace, electronics and robotics. For more information, visit www.hayesms.com.